Gearing up for the publication of EGG: A Culinary Exploration of the World’s Most Versatile Ingredient, herewith a fab cocktail that uses egg white for body and nutrition. Clover Club is one of my favorite protein snacks! The recipe below is adapted from the new book, which you can pre-order here (and get a signed chart, which is the real innovation—the egg, imagined).
Scroll past the following events to get to the fabulous, the marvelous, the nutritious Friday Cocktail: The Clover Club.
Town Hall Series: Continuing my exploration of the theme, “America: Too Stupid to Cook,” at the Ohio State Theater.
Monday, February 24, 6:00 pm
Charleston, South Carolina
March 15, 9:00 am–12 noon
Appearing with Chef Brian Polcyn (I will be heckling Brian not from the crowd but on stage as he attempts to demo Italian and American hog breakdown), ever in support of our books Charcuterie and Salumi.
Monday, March 17, 2:30 pm
Chicago Marriott Downtown
Wherein I will wax philosophical on the multi-platformed life (actually try to figure out in front of a lot of people how I manage to keep everything straight without my head exploding—short answer: pork belly and martinis).
Stay tuned for upcoming EGGcellent events in NEW YORK, RALEIGH-DURHAM, SEATTLE, PORTLAND, and SAN FRANCISCO.
Till then, Happy Friday to all!
The Clover Club
This is splendid gin-based cocktail, sweet and sour, flavored and colored with pomegranate syrup and fortified with egg white. Try to get your hands on actual pomegranate syrup, but Rose’s grenadine will suffice it that’s all you can find.
- 4 ounces gin
- 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
- 1 ounce simple syrup
- 1 ounce grenadine (pomegranate syrup)
- 1 egg white
- Combine all the ingredients in a shaker (or a blender) and shake till the egg white is frothy (or blend for 2 seconds). Add plenty of ice and stir till frosty cold.
- Strain into chilled coupes.
If you liked this post, check out these other links:
- My recent cocktail posts: the Rusty Nail, the Sawyer, and the Bitter Elder.
- A popular line of spirits is making its way out of Door County, Wisconsin—check out Death’s Door Spirits.
- Learn how to make your own gin at home.
- How to make your own grenadine syrup, by Portland, OR, mixologist Jeffrey Morgenthaler.
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