Aouda’s Champagne Cocktail

Preparation info
  • For


    Cocktail Glass
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Around the World in 80 Dishes: Classic Recipes from the World's Favourite Chefs

By David Loftus

Published 2012

  • About

Aouda is a solitary young Indian woman in danger, saved from certain death on the funeral pyre by the handsome Fogg. She is, as you might expect, a delicate beauty, so perfect in every way that even Fogg’s rational head tumbles right over his heels.


  • A few fresh pomegranate kernels
  • 1 teaspoon crème de cassis, or crème de framboise
  • 1


Let’s celebrate giddy heads and fluttering hearts with a combination of champagne bubbles and pomegranate jewels.

Originating in Persia and Mesopotamia, the pomegranate is the symbol of Aphrodite, the possible forbidden fruit of Adam and Eve, and its tree was said to be the tether of the mythical unicorn