Seasonal Cocktail Ingredients with Allison Kave of Izzy’s Paris

This month we learn about creating seasonal cocktails in France with Allison Kave founder Izzy’s cocktail delivery service in Paris. We talk about how this cocktail delivery service came to be in Covid times, how seasonal approaches differ in France versus the US, seasonal versus local choices, where to go for seasonal food/drinks in Paris, Allison Kave is an entrepreneur, bartender, and baker, who recently moved from Brooklyn to Paris. She’s the co-founder of Izzy’s Paris and Butter & Scotch, the host of the Fork Marry Kill podcast, and the author of First Prize Pies and the Butter & Scotch cookbook. When she’s not in the kitchen coming up with new recipes, she’s walking around the city trying to pet strangers’ dogs.

Products, places and people mentioned in the episode

Izzy’s Paris cocktail delivery service

Izzy’s Paris instagram

Allison’s website

Allison Kave instagram

Fork Marry Kill  podcast

Paris Paysanne podcast & blog

La Buvette wine bar

52Martinis write up on Izzy’s cocktail delivery

Cocktail of the Month: Peace, Summer!

45 ml mezcal

15 ml Cointreau

60 ml fresh watermelon juice

30 ml lime juice

20 ml spicy syrup*

Measure all of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker, fill with ice, and shake vigorously for about 20 seconds. Strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass, garnish with a jalapeño slice.

*Spicy Syrup

75 grams sugar

75 ml water

1 sliced jalapeño/hot pepper

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Add all of the ingredients to a saucepan and cook over medium heat until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat and steep for at least 2 hours, or up to overnight. Strain and keep chilled.

Big thanks to…

Allison Kave of Izzy’s Cocktails

World Radio Paris for editing and production

Son Little for the music we use

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