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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.

Cucumber absinthe bites

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Ingredients

1

 

cucumber

250

g

sugar

5

dl

water

1

dl

Absinthe 55%

 

 

lemon juice

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 a cocktail bite.
  • Component in a creation with tuna, citrus fruit, ginger or fennel.

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