Red Deer Specialty Oils and Vinegars Expert – Brandy Roberts

Summer is here and everyone is looking forward to backyard BBQ’s, camping and enjoying the long warm days with Family and Friends.

To help you and your friends quench the thirst on those sunshine filled days, Urban Olive Trading Co. is here to help you with some unique cocktails.

Neapolitan Herb Balsamic Caesar

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • ground pepper to taste
  • 1/2 ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 3/4 ounce Urban Olive’s Neapolitan Herb Balsamic
    Vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons horseradish
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 ounce Worcestershire sauce
  • 12 ounces Clamato juice
  • 6 oz. Vodka (just omit if you want it to be a virgin Caesar)
  • 4 celery stalks with leaves attached

Directions

Add ice to 4 glasses. Mix vodka, tomato juice, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, Urban Olive’s Neapolitan Herb Balsamic, and horseradish (if using) and pour into glass.  Garnish with a celery stalk.

PEACH WHITE BALSAMIC BELLINI

Serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup chilled Urban Olive’s Peach White Balsamic
  • 1 pound peeled, sliced ripe peaches or 1 16-ounce bag frozen peaches, defrosted
  • 1 bottle chilled Prosecco or other sparkling white wine
  • A spring of mint or fresh rasp berries for garnish

Directions

Pour ingredients into punch bowl.  Stir!