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What To Do With Your Leftover Herbs? 剩下的草本植物怎么办?

The weather is heating up and you have a garden full of herbs that you do not want to waste? Or you often have herbs remnants leftover from a delicious meal? Well, you can gather all you leftover herbs and create refreshing cocktails for the summer. Let’s explore 4 easy and amazing recipes that will make you and your guests crazy!

天气越来越热,而你的花园里却长满了你不想浪费的草本植物?或者是当你想用完一餐美味佳肴,却总会留下一些香料植物? 其实,你可以收集所有剩下的香草,用来做夏日清爽鸡尾酒的原料。让我们来探索4种简单而神奇的食谱,它们会让你和你的客人们疯狂!

Plum and Thyme Prosecco Smash


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For Thyme Simple Syrup(百里香糖浆):

Water / 水

Sugar / 糖

3 Thyme Sprigs/ 3枝百里香

For the Cocktail(鸡尾酒):

3 Sprigs of Thyme /3枝百里香

4 Tablespoon Thyme Syrup / 4汤匙百里香糖浆

1 Bottle of Prosecco / 1瓶起泡酒

2 Plums / 2颗李子

1 Lemon / 1颗柠檬


For Thyme Simple Syrup(百里香糖浆):

In a saucepan, put sugar and water and bring to boil. After, remove from the heat and add thyme sprigs, stir and let it steep for 30 minutes.


For the Cocktail(鸡尾酒):

In a cocktail shaker, muddle 2 plums (peeled and chopped) with the thyme simple syrup and lemon juice until all of the juice has been released. 在鸡尾酒摇壶中,将2个李子(去皮和切碎)与百里香糖浆和柠檬汁混合,直到所有的汁水都被释放出来。

Add ice and shake it in a cocktail shaker. 加入冰块,放入鸡尾酒摇壶中摇匀。

Fill the glasses with prosecco and garnish with fresh plum slices and thyme sprigs. 在杯子里装满起泡酒,用新鲜的李子片和百里香枝装饰。

Basil and Lavender Mocktail


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4 Leaves of Basil / 4片罗勒叶

4 Sprigs of Lavender / 4枝薰衣草

1 Teaspoon of Honey / 1茶匙蜂蜜

1 Pink Grapefruit / 1只西柚

1 Lemon / 1颗柠檬


In a shaker pour juice of one lemon and of half pink grapefruit, put one teaspoon of honey and chopped basil leaves. 在摇壶里倒入柠檬汁和半个西柚汁,放一茶匙蜂蜜和切碎的罗勒叶。

Shake all and put in a glass. 摇匀后放入玻璃杯。

Serve with fresh basil leaves and lavender flowers from the garden. 搭配新鲜罗勒叶和花园里的薰衣草。

Rosemary Gin Tonic


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Ingredients (成分):

4 Sprigs of Rosemary / 4枝迷迭香

1 Bottle of Gin / 1瓶杜松子酒

1 Bottle of Tonic Water /一瓶汤力水

1/2 Cucumber / 半根黄瓜

1 Lime / 1颗青柠


Put ice cubes in a glass. /把冰块放在玻璃杯里。

Pour 3/10 of gin and 7/10 of tonic water in the glass. 倒入3/10杜松子酒和7/10汤力水。

Cut three slices of cucumber and add two sprigs of rosemary. 切三片黄瓜,加入两枝迷迭香。

Add one slice of lime to complete. 加一片青柠。

Lavender Blueberry Vodka Spritzer


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Ingredients (成分):

For the Blueberry Lavender Simple Syrup(蓝莓薰衣草糖浆):

1 Cup Sugar / 1杯糖

1 Cup Water / 1杯水

1 Cup Blueberries (fresh or frozen) /一杯蓝莓(新鲜或冷冻)

4 Sprigs Lavender / 4枝薰衣草

For the Cocktail (鸡尾酒):

1 Cup Blueberries (frozen or fresh) /一杯蓝莓(新鲜或冷冻)

2 Cups Vodka / 2杯伏特加

1 Lime / 1颗青柠

Club Soda / 苏打水

Garnish: Fresh Sprigs Lavender /装饰:新鲜的薰衣草枝


For Lavender Simple Syrup(薰衣草糖浆):

In a saucepan combine sugar, water and blueberries and bring to boil. Mix well so as to dissolve the sugar. 在平底锅中加入糖、水和蓝莓,煮沸。混合均匀,使糖溶解。

From medium-high heat, reduce the heat to a low simmer and add lavender sprigs. Let it cook for 10 minutes. 从中高火,把火降低到小火,加入薰衣草枝。让它煮10分钟。

Use a masher to squeeze all the remaining juice from the berries while you pour it in a jar. 当你把浆果倒进罐子里的时候,用搅拌机把剩余的果汁都压出来。

For the Cocktail(鸡尾酒):

In a glass combine vodka, 3/4 cup of the blueberry lavender simple syrup, lime juice, club soda and ice. 在一个杯子里混合伏特加,3/4杯蓝莓薰衣草纯糖浆,青柠汁,苏打水和冰。

Garnish with fresh blueberries and fresh sprigs of lavender. 饰以新鲜的蓝莓和新鲜的薰衣草枝。



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