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Thyme Schnapps Recipes

Nastoykas (Tinctures)

 
   Thyme schnapps - based on fresh thyme leaves and flower buds - has a dark golden color, and the characteristic taste and flavour of this wonderful herb. It's a schnapps with great softness and roundness. Serve with fish, chicken, lamb, soup and vegetables.
Thyme Schnapps

Ingredients:

Thyme flower buds and leaves
Unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof)
Instructions:
Rinse the flower buds and leaves carefully - but only if necessary. If wet - leave them to dry for a short period in the shadow on paper towel. Use a clean glass jar with tight-fitting lid. Put 1 deciliter leaves and flower buds in the jar. Add 70 centiliter clear, unflavoured vodka - 40% (80 proof). Let steep for 1-3 days in a dark place at room temperature, 18-20C (64-68F). 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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