Culinary Experiments

Sour Fig Infused Gin – a new Cape classic?

 



P1020343P1020349Sour Fig

The fruits of our indigenous succulent Sour Fig – Carpobrotus edulis – infused in gin. I got fed up with not having Sloe Gin, so am trying out some local plants. So far the result is pretty palatable with the dried fruits having imparted a beautiful golden reddish-brown colour to the gin. I think it should mellow nicely with age.

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