So what does Miss Mary Modern drink with her Lazy Breakfast? Chef Gonzalo Rivera at La Marea created a transparent concoction that tastes like kicky gazpacho but is as clear and refreshing as a dunk in the pool. He gives props to The Fat Duck's Heston Blumenthal for the inspiration.
It's a surefire way to get your daily dose of veggies and get your drunk on. And the coolest part is that you homebound bartenders get to experiment with molecular gastronomy a bit if you tackle this recipe the right way. Be brave.
4 oz consommé of gazpacho (see below)
1 1/2 oz vodka
4 oz ice
sprig of cilantro
Consommé of gazpacho preparation: Select your favorite gazpacho recipe and use it to make four cups of gazpacho. Stir in one envelope of gelatin and freeze the gazpacho overnight.
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Take it from the freezer and allow it to melt through a cheesecloth or a coffee filter. You'll find that the gelatin molecules trap particles and the resulting liquid is a clear gazpacho, with all of the flavors kept intact.
Directions: Combine all ingredients into a mixing tumbler and shake. Pour into cocktail glass and serve with a lime wedge.