Recently, South Africa’s Mother City – Cape Town – received the prestigious honor of being named the cocktail capital of the world by Diageo Reserve. To celebrate, enjoy a classic refreshing South African aperitif from South African-born Top Chef Seattle alum, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Binder:
Chef Lizzie Binder’s play on classic iced tea (South African style) is perfect to enjoy not only in honor of this special occasion, but for year-round indulging. The iced tea makes four generous portions.
- 4 Cups strong Rooibos tea, cooled
- 4-6 Ounces shots brandy (depending on the time of day)
- 4 Tablespoons honey
- 4 peaches (sliced)
- 1 lemon (sliced)
- Large handful of fresh mint leaves