The Perfect Summer Drink
Taught by Sarah Lohman
Sarah Lohman is a culinary historian and the author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed book Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine. She focuses on the history of American food as a way to access stories of women, immigrants, and people of color, and to address issues of racism, sexism, and xenophobia. Her work has been featured inTheWall Street Journal andThe New York Times, as well as onAll Things Considered; and she has presented across the country, from the Smithsonian Museum of American History in Washington, DC to The Culinary Historians of Southern California. She is also 1/2 of the Masters of Social Gastronomy, a monthly food science and history talk at Caveat NYC, with Brainery co-founder Jonathan Soma.
Nothing is as refreshing at the end of a hot New York City day as an ice-cold cocktail. In this class, you'll learn the formula for the best, on-the-fly summer cocktails.
With this interchangeable recipe, you'll learn how to build flavor by incorporating summer ingredients like fresh herbs and fruits. We'll learn how to make infused alcohols and simple syrups, then top off our drinks with citrus cocktail bitters. Finally, we'll sample the perfect summer cocktail--infinitely variable and customizable with homemade, summer-fresh ingredients.