This came from an old issue of Martha Stewart Living...can't remember just which one. This recipe takes some time and effort, but feels so decadent with the watermelon "ice" cubes, it's totally worth the trouble. Nice on a summer afternoon to sip one of these on the deck and imagine that Martha might unwind in the same way...LOL!
Doctor, doctor, give me the news.... You'll feel no pain after one of these babies! Another tropical style drink...There are a couple other Pain Killer recipes here on Zaar but neither of them had the same amounts or ingredients. This one is delicious!
This cocktail is served at the Sylvia Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia. This fine old hotel built in 1912 is perched on the edge of Stanley Park and it was home to Vancouver's very first cocktail lounge which opened in 1954. The lounge is an excellent place to take in English Bay sunsets. Drinks at the Sylvia are inspired by the hotel's surroundings. This particular drink is named to commemorate a landmark tree nearby that was uprooted in the windstorms of late 2006. Enjoy.
This is a delicious drink for a hot summer day with friends.
Use a shot of Bacardi Limon per glass.
You can use sugar but I used equal part Splenda and could not tell the difference.................maybe because I had one too many of these? LOL!
You can use other lime based products but the Bacardi one gives it a lovely hint of spice and richness.
In Japanese kunpu is the breeze that wafts in during the early summer months, carrying with it the aroma of just opened leaves. The main ingredient is matcha, a powdered green tea used in the tea ceremony. It has beautiful color as well as certain bitterness and depth. You can purchase matcha from Japanese markets or online. I like using brand specially used for cooking/baking/drinks as shown on the photo. If you prefer your drinks stiff, you can skip club soda. I enjoy both ways. If you need info on where to obtain matcha, you can zmail me.
A friend of mine recently made this for me and I had to have the recipe. She had it chilled and ready to go before a dinner party. This is a great make-a-head of the guest time drink. I plan on making these for my friends this summer. Love it. The pomegranate juice is key.