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Brunch with Brother Marcus

By Tasos Gaitanos and Alex Large

Published 2023

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The Brother Mary is our very popular twist on the classic Bloody Mary, using flavours from countries all around the Eastern Med: Egypt, Syria, Greece and Turkey. It’s a brunch essential.


  • 300 ml tomato juice
  • 100 ml vodka
  • 60 ml


Take the large Boston shaker and measure in the tomato juice, vodka, lemon juice, Worcester sauce and ouzo. Add healthy pinches of molokhia, cayenne pepper and celery salt, then pour from the big Boston into the little Boston and repeat five or six times. This will break up the molokhia a little.

Put the Aleppo chilli onto a small plate. Wet the rim of your glasses by sliding the lemon