The Duke of Bedford


Crushed ice

3 ounces dry sherry

6 mint leaves, crushed, plus 1 mint sprig

1 ounce chilled aranciata (Italian orange soda), or Orangina

1 teaspoon sugar

3 dashes of Angostura bitters

1 cucumber slice


1. Fill a julep glass with crushed ice. In a cocktail shaker, combine the sherry, mint leaves, aranciata, sugar and bitters and shake well. Strain over the ice and garnish with the mint sprig and cucumber slice.

Makes 1 Drink

(Recipe: Food and Photo Credit: Frances Janisch)