By Aaron Knoll

Gin introduces the reader to the worldwide artisan gin revolution, highlighting the spirit's background and the ways in which today's craft drinks-makers have reworked the concept of what a gin can and will be.
New gins are hitting the industry likely each day. This ebook may also help the reader make experience of this fast enlargement, and contextualize them inside of gin's illustrious historical past from the Renaissance apothecaries of Europe, to the streets of London, to the small neighborhood distilleries and cocktail bars of the USA, Canada, England, Spain, Australia and beyond.

This is the 1st ebook to take a better examine the rising new different types of gin and to put it inside context along the outdated safeguard. It comprises profiles of key avid gamers within the distilling global and countless numbers of rules for a way to drink gin, wether it truly is as a cocktail, in a vintage gin & tonic or neat, or as an aperitif or liqueur.

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An elaborate, expensive juicer is not needed for the small quantities called for in the recipes in this book. A hand juicer works just fine and is affordable and easy to use and clean. It may take a bit more elbow grease, but the results are well worth it. Just remember to strain fresh juice to remove any unwanted particles, such as seeds. Left: hand juicer; right: Microplane zester EQUIPMENT 45 Back: glass liquid measuring cups; front left: metal dry ingredient measuring cups; front right: metal measuring spoons 46 Making Artisan Gelato Measuring Cups and Spoons There are two types of measuring cups: those that measure dry ingredients and those that measure wet.

MACERATING FRUIT WITH SUGAR Add a small portion of sugar to the fruit. Mix the fruit gently, and let macerate overnight. TECHNIQUES 51 Berries Common types of berries include raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, cranberries, strawberries, and huckleberries. Before puréeing, berries should be rinsed thoroughly to remove any dirt or pesticides and drained of excess water. To rinse berries, simply place them in a strainer and run under cold water, shaking the strainer slightly to allow the water to wash over all the berries.

Insert the knife blade under the peel and, holding on to the outside of the peel with your thumb, pull the peel away from the stone and down at the same time. Repeat until the mango is fully peeled. Then simply slice the meat off the stone and dice as necessary. Citrus Fruit NOVELTY KITCHEN TOOLS These days it is easy to find specialized, novelty tools in high-end kitchen stores and boutiques. Tools now exist to peel bananas, remove stones from mangoes and slice and core an apple, to name just a few.

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