Lemon liqueur

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1 litre

    • Difficulty


Appears in
A Cook’s Year in a Welsh Farmhouse

By Elisabeth Luard

Published 2011

  • About

To prepare your own digestive liqueur you need a litre of white brandy – unflavoured 94 per cent proof white alcohol – which serves as a base for all Mediterranean medicinal liqueurs, including the bitter brews that taste like cough mixture. To obtain your own white brandy, freeze a bottle of any clear spirit – vodka, Calvados, aquavit – till the water content has frozen at the bottom of the bottle, leaving you with a liquid topping of concentrated alcohol. Just don’t drink it undiluted or