Photograph by Winona Barton-Ballentine Food Styling by Maggie Ruggiero Prop Styling by Heather Greene
Write on.Gather Journal Scribbling Suit Mocktail
In Little Women, fiery Jo was the March sister we all wanted to be. She flouted gender roles and held tight to her pie-in-the-sky dreams. Since she was rarely without a quill in hand, LA Loving Cup’s Gabriella Mlynarczyk laced a lingonberry mocktail (the Marches were about temperance) with charcoal to hint at her ink-stained fingers.
makes 1 cocktail
Shake drink ingredients with ice cubes the double strain into a chilled coupe glass.
Shake the foam ingredients for 10 seconds without ice. Add 1 ice cube and whip shake for 10 seconds more to get airy foam. Spoon foam immediately on top of strained drink.
Draw a thin line of activated charcoal powder in foam and drag into a swirl using a pick. Finish with an aromatic rosewater spritz.
*Honey syrup: stir together equal parts clover honey and hot water until dissolved. Cool before using.