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March 26, 2010: Champagne-Plum Wine Cocktail

March 26, 2010

Today’s Japanese Fusion recipe is Chef Saito’s signature cocktail. He starts by taking a fine champagne and making it more interesting by adding a small portion of plum wine and topping it off with fruit slices. Chef Saito considers ordinary cocktails too sweet and heavy. The champagne-plum wine cocktail compliments food better, particularly lighter appetizers like sashimi and sushi. One of Chef Saito’s clients said she liked this cocktail, although she never really liked champagne!

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One comment

  1. This looks so refreshing and elegant at the same time…’am off to purchase Plum wine! One must always keep champagne on hand!

    kathy a.k.a. ulke



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