Gardeners hate how chickweed can so easily take over, growing even in the wintertime! Here is your revenge. It’s a fresh cocktail with a grassy flavor and hints of citrus. You could use less gin and more wine, and serve over ice for a lighter drink.
For each cocktail you need:
1 cup chickweed – loosely measured in cup
4 Oz Hendricks Gin
1 Oz New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc
Sprig of chickweed for garnish
Pick Chickweed and snip off the tender ends. Wash in a salad spinner or similar, and dry.
Put Chickweed and gin in a blender or food processor and process about 30 seconds.
Strain the gin through a sieve into a cocktail shaker – press the chopped chickweed to get all liquid out.
Add Sauvignon Blanc and ice – shake well. Strain out ice and pour into cocktail glasses. Garnish with sprig of chickweed.