Rosa & Tonic cocktail - a traditional Italian aperitivo
It is getting increasingly hard to miss the glow of ice-filled, amber-hued spritzes being chinked all around the country as the UK continues to embrace a traditional Italian aperitivo. This elegant rendition of a spritz takes on a savoury note with the basil and black pepper garnish.
60ml Cocchi Rosa
Tonic: to taste
2 strawberries, halved
Fresh basil leaf or sprig
How to mixPour the Cocchi Rosa in the glass, add the strawberries and ice and top up with tonic. To garnish, place a fresh sprig of basil in the glass. Dip half a strawberry in black pepper and place on the glass or at the side