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Basil Schnapps Recipes

Nastoykas (Tinctures)

   Basil schnapps - based on fresh basil leaves - is very delicious and highly aromatic. It has a fine green color. Serve with Italian food, lamb, veal, fish, chicken, vegetable and egg dishes, salads, pizza, pasta, rice, cheese - and dishes with onions, garlics, tomatoes and olives. Excellent as after-dinner drink.
Basil Schnapps

Basil leaves
Unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof)
Clean the leaves carefully, but only if necessary. If wet - leave them to dry for a short period in the shadow on a piece of paper towel. Put 1 deciliter leaves in a clean glass jar with tight-fitting lid. Add 20 centiliter clear, unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof). Let steep for 24 hours in a dark place at room temperature, 18-20°C (64-68°F). Shake lightly and taste it from time to time. Strain and filter your infusion into a clean glass bottle or jar with tight-fitting lid.

Nastoykas (Tinctures)

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