Yuzu and Tonic

Yuzu and Tonic

Yuzu and Tonic

Yuzu, a citrus fruit that hails from Japan, adds a tart, almost floral flavor when used as a flavoring agent; Restaurant Aquavit in Manhattan pairs it with tonic water for a simple, fragrant cocktail.Helen Rosner

In Sweden, home cooks make aquavit by infusing a clear spirit distilled from grain or potatoes with an infinite variety of spices, herbs, and other flavorful botanicals. Yuzu, a citrus fruit that hails from Japan, adds a tart, almost floral flavor when used as a flavoring agent; Restaurant Aquavit in Manhattan pairs it with tonic water for a simple, fragrant cocktail.