Cocktail with melon, lime, sorrel and aquavit / vodka , served with grilled sandwich with ham, melon and tomato
2 tbsp. acacia honey
2 dl. water
1 handful of sorrel (save some for garnish )
½ cup. vodka
Cut the peel of the melon and put in a blender , along with juice and finely grated zest of lime , honey, sorrel , water and vodka.
Blend it all into a smooth , rich cocktail.
Taste the cocktail and adjust if necessary, with extra lime , honey and vodka.
Server in cocktail glass with ice cubes, sorrel and the warm grilled sandwich.
8 slices of good white bread
4 thin slices parma ham
4 small cherry tomatoes
4 thin slices of melon
3-4 tbsp. olive oil
Salt and freshly ground pepper
Put ham, slices of tomato and melon between 2 slices of bread , drizzle with olive oil and grill sandwiches fore . 2 min. On each side on a hot grill or grill pan, so they are quite crisp and golden on the outside and warm in the middle.
Take sandwich of the grill , cut into small pieces and season with a little salt and freshly ground pepper.
Eat the warm sandwich with the cocktail , like a small starter before dinner.
Both sandwich and the cocktail , can of course be made independent of each other.