Croque M. Petraske
Croque Mme Moger
An Italian bitter aperitif made infusing herbs and fruits in alcohol and water. ABV ranges from 10% to 29% based on country.
Water into which carbon dioxide gas under pressure has been dissolved, creating a fizzy texture. We treat soda water, club soda, seltzer and sparkling water the same.
A spirit whose flavor profile revolves around juniper berries. Originally from the Middles Ages, modern gin is a derivative of the Dutch drink jenever (genever). You can make a home-made gin by simply infusing vodka. There are a large number of recipes online.
An orange colored citrus fruit. Many types of orange make an appearance in cocktails. The peel and juice are equally valuable to diverse cocktails.
2 Drinks in one recipe. To make the ‘Monsieur’, pour just the Campari over 2 medium ice cubes in a frozen highball glass and top with soda. (a modest Campari Soda) To make the ‘Madame’, prepare it the same way (Campari + Soda) but add the gin. Garnish with an orange twist. #batch #ontherocks
Cocktail hour in the Moger-Petraske house was a fine time of day. … The monsieur would say “Such a shame the chef is cooking without a proper libation.” He would then pull two frozen glasses from the freezer. Sasha’s go-to was a Campari and soda. For madame, he would add a splash of gin.