Blood Orange Simple Syrup
The Avenue Pub, New Orleans / July 2013
This recipe originally appeared in Diving in New Orleans, July/August 2013.
Use syrup to build an Old Fashioned following a standard recipe.
- juice of 6 blood oranges
- juice of 1/4 pink grapefruit
- zest from one Valencia orange
- 1/2 cup unrefined Louisiana cane sugar
- 1/2 cup water
Combine juices and zest in pan; set on low heat; reduce by 20%. Add sugar and water; simmer until sugar is fully dissolved, strain; cool and reserve.