Wild Drinks & Cocktails: Handcrafted Squashes, Shrubs, Switchels, Tonics, and Infusions to Mix at Home [Paperback]
Tired of boring, artificial, too-sweet drinks? Go wild! It's time to embrace drinks featuring local, fresh, or foraged ingredients. It's easy with Wild Drinks & Cocktails.
Using ingredients you can find in your own backyard, farm, or local market, you can create artisan drinks that will leave you feeling refreshed and even revitalized. Learn useful fermentation techniques to make your own kefi,and homemade soda. Brew your own teas, mix your own squashes, shrubs, switchels, tonics, and infusions. You can even use the recipes to create powerful and healthful craft cocktails.
Craft drink expert Emily Han creates unique flavors in the 100 drink recipes, each with powerful health benefits, along with a sentimental nod to drinks of another era. Wild Drinks & Cocktails teaches you the techniques you need to know to handcraft your own infused waters, syrups, vinegar drinks, spirits, wines, and sodas.
Join the drink renaissance with Wild Drinks & Cocktails.
"Emily Han's carefully crafted book, Wild Drinks & Cocktails dispels the common wisdom of great drinks are only to be built by professionals. These simple cocktails are not short of brilliant- from locally-gathered ingredients constructed with our own, very capable hands, no pro's needed!" - Warren Bobrow, author of Apothecary Cocktails, Whiskey Cocktails, and Bitters and Shrub Syrup Cocktails
About the Author:
Emily Han is a Los Angeles-based forager, wildcrafter, drink maker, and history lover on a mission to bridge modern-day herbalism and beverages. She is an expert in food preservation and apprenticed with the acclaimed cocktail chef Matthew Biancaniello. She blogs at EmilyHan.com and is the founder of LA Food Swap and co-founder of Food Swap Network. She was a longtime contributor at The Kitchn and she has been interviewed by New York Times, Sunset Magazine, BBC News Magazine, Boston Globe, LA Weekly, Yoga International, and Urban Farm, among others.