The Cocktail Garden: Botanical Cocktails for Every Season (Hardcover)
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The Cocktail Garden offers cocktail recipes focused around the flavors and produce found throughout the seasons, all stunningly illustrated by internationally-renowned artist Adriana Picker. From summery raspberries and rich figs to citrus and white peaches, apples and pineapples, and infusions using a riot of herbs – basil and thyme, to sage and lavender and other flavors found in the garden. There are drinks for long hot summer afternoons spent among flowers in the garden; wine spritzers for breezy evenings on the back porch; champagne cocktails for celebrations under the apple tree; nightcaps for wintry nights by the fireside; and fruity party punches for that garden party gathering with style.
About the Author
Adriana Picker is a New York-based commercial illustrator, working across the publishing, motion picture and advertising industries. At the heart of Adriana's work is a lifelong passion for botanical and food illustration.
Some of her high profile clients include Absolut Vodka, Mambo, Catherine Martin Home, Gourmet Traveller and Real Living Magazine.
Adriana has also worked as a costume illustrator on feature films, such as Mad Max: Fury Road, Gods of Egypt, and most notably, The Great Gatsby, where her costume illustrations were shown at the 2014 Academy Awards when Costume Designer Catherine Martin won an Oscar.
Adriana has had several solo exhibitions of her stunning botanical work at a number of galleries. Adriana is based in New York.
Ed Loveday is a cocktail master. He has developed award-winning wine and cocktail lists for ACME and Bar Brose in Sydney (the latter being awarded Best Wine List in the 2016 Australian Liquor Industry Awards). At Bar Brose, he has established a late-night drinking venue known for its French-inspired menu, natural wines, and cocktails made with seasonal produce.