Below you’ll find ten ingenious cocktails invented by the foodie blogosphere using Szechuan buttons – an exotic edible flower that makes your mouth tingle when you chew it.
Knuckle Salad’s Tootsie Pop Rock Martini and At Home with Rebecka’s Bite My Sweet Tarts-Tini were judged the most exciting by readers of the Marx Foods blog and the other contestants but all the recipes warrant a peek to discover new techniques and ideas for using this cutting-edge cocktail ingredient.
Just Get Floury: The Electric GinGer Button
Insatiable: Love’s First Kiss
At Home with Rebecka: Bite My Sweet Tarts-Tini
An Opera Singer in the Kitchen: Electric Green
The Bad Girl’s Kitchen: The Citrus Shock
A Cook Walks into a Bar: Buzz of the Green Fairy
My Kitchen Kreations to You: Grown-Up Frothy & Fuzzy Chocolate Milk-tini
A Happy Girl and Loving Life…: Berry Lightning
Knuckle Salad: The Tootsie Pop Rock Martini
First, Make a Roux! ‘Lectric Carrot
Other unusual cocktail ingredients packed with possibility are dulce buttons and shiso leaves. We offer a mixologist sampler that combines all three into a single order so you can experiment to your heart’s content.