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The Truffle Pig

The Truffle Pig, Mushroom Cocktail

Recently some unexpected vegetables—ramps, butternut squash, and beets—have started showing up in creative cocktails. Now, mushrooms are getting in on the fun(gus). At Dallas farm-to-table restaurant FT33, The Truffle Pig features a refreshing mix of tequila, lemon juice, and muddled mushrooms sweetened with rosemary-cinnamon honey. Topping it off is a seared hen of the woods mushroom.

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Recently some unexpected vegetables—ramps, butternut squash, and beets—have started showing up in creative cocktails. Now, mushrooms are getting in on the fun(gus) at high-profile spots like London's Artesian and San Francisco's Dirty Habit. At Dallas farm-to-table restaurant FT33, The Truffle Pig features a refreshing mix of tequila, lemon juice, and muddled mushrooms sweetened with rosemary-cinnamon honey. Topping it off is a seared hen of the woods mushroom.

The Truffle Pig
At Dallas farm-to-table restaurant FT33, The Truffle Pig features a refreshing mix of tequila, lemon juice, and muddled mushrooms sweetened with rosemary-cinnamon honey.
makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

12 cup honey
2 sprigs rosemary
1 stick cinnamon
2 oz. hen of the woods mushrooms
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. sugar
14 tsp. salt
1 oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 oz. añejo tequila

Instructions

Bring 12 cup each honey and water, 2 rosemary sprigs, and 1 cinnamon stick to a boil in a 1-qt. saucepan; let syrup cool and strain. Brown 2 oz. hen of the woods mushrooms in a dry skillet; let cool. Mix 1 tsp. each ground cinnamon and sugar and 14 tsp. salt on a plate; rim glass with a lemon wedge and dip in sugar mixture. Muddle all but 1 of the mushrooms with 1 oz. each syrup and lemon juice in a shaker. Add 2 oz. añejo tequila and ice. Shake and strain into glass; garnish with remaining mushroom.

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