Samphire-Sapphire Cocktail
Recipe type: Cocktail
Cuisine: Maine
A cucumber-y gin cocktail with salty samphire accents
  • 2 oz. Bombay Sapphire Gin, cold.
  • ΒΌ cup Samphire greens (reserve a few twigs for garnish)
  • ½ Large cucumber
  • Seasalt
  • Equipment: yogurt or similar strainer, food processor
  1. Put cocktail glass of your choice in freezer for half an hour or more.
  2. Wipe the edge of glass with a cucumber slice rim it with seasalt (I use Zeasalt)
  3. Process ½ cucumber and the samphire greens (keeping back a few for garnish). Strain through a yogurt strainer into a bowl or cup. Add cold gin stir vigorously. Pour into cold glass, ad a few ice chips if you wish, and garnish with samphire.
Recipe by Maine Morsels at