It has a dark, elegant berry taste brought about by the creme de cassis
, a liqueur made of crushed black currants.
The liqueur, creme de cassis
, is made with which fruit?
"Its deep ruby/plum/purple color is accompanied by an extraordinary perfume of creme de cassis
, cherry liqueur, plums, licorice, caramel, and sweet toast."
Apart from the above, it is an essential ingredient of cordials, jams, country wines, summer pudding, Creme de Cassis
, and herbal teas.
Where the Bramble aficionado will demand Creme de Mure made from blackberries, all I could find was Creme de Cassis
made from blackcurrantsand made in Lisburn (Ruby Blue down to PS11.25 at Sainsbury's now).
Aldi'sSpecially Selected Creme de Cassis([pounds sterling]6.99) was a firm favourite among judges for a second year, taking home a Gold medal, making it victorious alongside Joseph Cartron Creme De Cassis
De Bourgogne Blackcurrant Liqueur, which retails at [pounds sterling]11.99.
Ingredients | 30ml vodka (we went Absolut) | 30ml measure of peach schnapps | 15ml measure Creme de Cassis
| 30ml measure of pinapple juice Method Half-fill the cocktail shaker with ice and fill an old-fashioned glass (heavy tumbler) with ice cubes.
At [pounds sterling]6.99 Aldi's Aperol lookalike Aperini also took home a bronze medal while its [pounds sterling]6.99 Specially Selected Creme de Cassis
came home with gold.
YOU NEED: 15ml Chambord 15ml Creme De Cassis
Ice cubes 1 tsp blueberry bursting bubbles, optional Well-chilled prosecco, to top 1.
Midnight pears Ingredients (serves six) 6 pears, preferably Comice or Williams Filling 100g Medjool dates, chopped finely 100g dried soft figs, chopped finely 50g soft dried apricots, chopped finely 2 tablespoons of creme de cassis
Poaching liquid 1 bottle of nice merlot or cabernet Water 1 bay leaf 2 strips of orange peel 2 star anise 2 cloves 2 cracked cardamom pods 150g dark brown sugar 200ml creme de cassis
Method | | Using a small sharp knife, mark a collar in the skin around the top of each pear, then peel away the skin from the collar to the base.
3 Mix the cornflour and creme de cassis
together until smooth.
Escape to downtown's Louies Modern with El Chapo: reposado tequila, creme de cassis
black currant liqueur, chili-infused agave, lime and ginger beer.