Strawberry Basil

Photography by: Effie Gurmeza   Yield: 8Author: Marnie RaePrint Recipe Strawberry Basil ingredients:   4 tsp strawberry extract 1 cup sugar 1 cup water Fresh basil Fresh or frozen whole strawberries 5-6 oz soda water instructions:   In medium saucepan, combine sugar, water, and extract. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring frequently. At boil, remove from heat, allow to cool. When cool, combine soda water, 1-2 leaves of basil, and ‘base’ to taste, approx 2-3 oz in shaker tin over ice. Muddle well and then strain. Serve chilled in martini glass, or over ice. Garnish with leaf of basil, and a strawberry dropped to