There are so many ways to get creative with your favourite alcoholic beverages using different garnish. Try these tips the next time your pour your next drink.
If you are a margarita fan, try rimming flavoured salt onto your margarita glass. You can flavor the salt yourself using herbs or citrus zest with salt. Freezing garnish that goes well with your drink into ice cubes is a great way to add a unique touch to your drink and once it melts, it will add extra flavour. A garnish that works well with this is mint and is perfect for drinks like cocktails.
Try making edible stir sticks that you can indulge in after every finished drink. A great recipe is to try a sprig of thyme or rosemary and placing berries through the sprig like cranberries, blueberries and raspberries. Accentuate the flavour in your spicy beverage with complementary spices in full form that can simply be added into your drink to stir. Spices that are good for this are cinnamon and cloves.
A scored citrus peel is a fantastic way to decorate the look of your alcoholic beverage, simply score out the inside of your citrus peel, cut a slit and place the peel onto your glass. Scoring it will also help release the essential oils and therefore add more flavour to your beverage. Cucumber is another great way to garnish your drink and complements most alcoholic beverages. Thread a cucumber strip on a stir stick and place into your drink for an effortless decoration and a refreshing tastebud cleanser.