Prickly Pear

The allure of this exotic fruit is magical, yet dangerous! Its mystique comes from its naturally vibrant fuchsia color of its pulp. But beware - being from the cactus family, its skin pricks. Prickly Pears are the fruit that grow on top of the flat cactus pad; when peeled the pulp has a delicate melon-fig taste.

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Featured Recipe

The Scarlet Ibis

Yield: 1 Drink
Source: John Staley, El Dorado Kitchen, Sonoma, CA
    • 1 1/2 oz. Charbay Green Tea Vodka
    • 1/2 oz. The Perfect Purée of Napa Valley Prickly Pear Purée,  thawed
    • 1/2 oz. ginger simple syrup
    • 1/2 oz. lime juice
    • 1/4 oz. cucumber bitters

1. Combine ingredients into a mixing glass with ice. Shake with a Boston Shaker and strain into serving glass. Serve.

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