Minted Cucumber and Gin Gimlet Cocktail

Minted Cucumber and Gin Gimlet Cocktail

When Dana asked me if I was interested in doing a cocktail recipe that was going to be part of a series of posts done by our mutual food blogger friends I, of course, said yes. It sounded easy and fun and I loved the idea of developing a series of posts within my blogging community. Cocktail culture is meant to be fun and enjoyed with friends. In a way this series, Connecting over Cocktails with my contribution, Minted Cucumber and Gin Gimlet Cocktail, is a reflection of that. It’s like we’ve gathered on a virtual backyard patio and had a party. A very good party.

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Blueberry and Gin Salmon Gravlax

Blueberry and Gin Salmon Gravlax

I created this recipe for a friend’s dinner party back in January. I had just made Maple Whisky and Beet Salmon Gravlax with success, so I knew that I wanted to make another gravlax dish. The problem was I lacked inspiration. If you live in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area), you know how depressing this past winter was.

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