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Cucumber absinthe bites

A bold and a slightly naughty preparation of cucumber that can be served as a cocktail bite. This creation uses the technique of vacuum infusion to infuse a flavour into the vegetables and fruit in a vacuum machine.

Recipe per piece.

Cucumber absinthe bites

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Ingredients

500

ml

water

250

g

sugar

100

ml

Absinthe 55%

As needed:

 

lemon juice

1

 

cucumber

Preparation method

  • First, make the infusion. Bring the water and the sugar to the boil.
  • Set to cool, mix with the absinthe, and add lemon juice to taste.
  • Wash and peel the cucumber.
  • Cut the cucumber square and use the cuttings for a salad or garnish.
  • Cut the cucumber into cubes and place them in a low dish with the absinthe infusion.
  • Place the open tray in the vacuum machine and evacuate the chamber twice. The cucumber is now saturated with the absinthe.

Serving suggestions

  • As cocktail bites, served with crushed ice and tarragon leaves.
  • Use in a composition with components of tuna, citrus, ginger, or fennel.
  • Use in a composition with components of salmon, celery, and ginger.

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