This was a lovely way to spend Friday afternoon, on the back porch under the trees. Hello summer!
To a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add
3 TBS gin
1 chunk fresh watermelon
1 tbsp cucumber peeled and diced
1 TBS lime juice
1 TBS ginger syrup
Shake and strain into a glass filled with ice and garnish with slices of watermelon and cucumber
Ginger Syrup recipe -
bring to the boil 1 cup raw sugar, 1/2 cup water and sliced fresh ginger (about 3cm piece).
Simmer a few minutes and then strain and cool.
This syrup also makes fantastic ginger beer!