Mother Root Mezcalixta

Serves one

Ingredients

25ml Ginger Switchel
25ml Mezcal or Tequila (optional)
60ml still mineral water
60g roughly chopped fresh mango (about ¼). Make sure it’s extra ripe, fragrant and soft.
5g fresh basil leaves
5 fresh kaffir lime leaves
1 tsp lemon juice

Garnish

2 fresh basil leaves
1 slim lemon wheel

How to make it

Add all the ingredients to a large jar or cocktail shaker and shake vigorously. Leave to infuse for at least 15 minutes, or up to two hours.

Fill a glass with plenty of ice. Strain the cocktail through a sieve into the glass. Garnish with the basil leaves and lemon slice. Start sipping.