Inside the Kitchen Door - Fennel Liqueur
In this episode, Chef Andrew Lanier creates a simple fennel blossom liqueur. Wonderfully aromatic, homemade fennel liqueur is easy to make and a less complex substitute for absinthe. A squeeze from a fat lemon garnish adds a bit of complexity and balance to a refreshing libation.
Fennel Blossom Liqueur 1 750 ml bottle premium vodka 4 oz fennel blossoms 1/2 cup sugar place fennel blossoms in a glass container with a tight closing lid add sugar and vodka and seal container, shake briefly to combine place container in water bath at a constant 175 degrees F for two hours remove from water bath and let cool fine strain liqueur into suitable storage container To Serve pour over ice and garnish with lemon peel