A type of mezcal distilled exclusively from the blue agave plant, primarily around Tequila, Mexico.
A root vegetable used as a spice, often in sauce, or as imitation wasabi. Commonly seen beside a nice med-rare steak.
Also known as chili sauce or pepper sauce, this is a condiment, seasoning, or salsa made from chili peppers and other ingredients. Used for its spicy flavor due to the organic compound capsaicin.
A fermented liquid condiment of complex mixture originally created by the Worcester chemists John Wheeley Lea and William Henry Perrins. Known for its strong salty and umami flavors.
The second most common juice used in cocktails. This citrus juice is about 6% acid; 4% from citric and 2% from malic, with small amounts of succinic acid (this is what gives it a little bloody taste). Lime juice should be used the day it is squeezed, some like it freshly squeezed and others like it a few hours old.
Often used to rim a glass for cocktails or made into a solution to add to the liguid itself in order to balance the flavors. Table salt or common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride (NaCl), a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.
Pepper gets its spicy heat mostly from piperine derived both from the outer fruit and the seed. Black pepper contains between 4.6% and 9.7% piperine by mass, and white pepper slightly more than that. Used in classic cocktails like the Blood Mary and everything under that family.
Tomatoes are commonly used in Bloody Mary type drinks. Tomatoes are know for their natural monosodium glutamate (MSG) which gives the tomato a umami flavor (same as parmesan cheese, soy sauce, mushrooms ...). MSG is not bad for you.
Small, round, green citrus fruits. Commonly used in many cocktails for its rind or its acidic taste (6% acid total; 4% citric, 2% malic, some succinic acid).
Commonly found in the Bloody Mary, this is a fibrous vegetable that dont really have much flavor; but great crunch!
Combine ingredients over ice and stir. Top with the tomato juice and celery salt. Add celery stalk and lime for garnish and serve. #stir #ontherocks
The Bloody Mary meets Tequila. Make it your own with garnishes.