Service: very professional and friendly.
Facilities: great washroom, great cleanliness overall.
Prices: reasonable, good value.
Strong points: Fruit cocktails. Cozy and a comfortable, for ladies and gentlemen alike.
Wataru Matsumoto in action (in the dark!)!
This is the tenth recipe of a (hopefully long) series of cocktails concocted by Wataru Matsumoto, owner/bartender at BOTANICAL (Comfort bar) in Shizuoka City.
No worries about copyrights as Mr. Matsumoto is only too happy to share his secrets!
Bio Farm Matsuki Organic Tomatoes bought at Parco, Shizuoka City!
Now today’s recipe has more than one twist!
1) Real tomatoes are used instead of tomato juice!
2) The tomatoes are organic!
3) The tomatoes are local as they are grown at Bio Farm Matsuki in Shibakawa, Fujinomita City, at the foot of Mount Fuji!
-Plum tomatoes: medium-small x 6~8, medium-large x 3
-Vodka (Smirnoff in this case): 1 measure
-Rock salt a little
Keep it simple so as to preserve the real taste of the tomatoes!
-“Grate” the juice out the tomatoes. Wataru uses a ceramic grater. Do not use a mixer or blender. You will lose to many nutriendt and end up with a “soup”!
-Wataru uses two tumblers of different sizes to shake the whole. In the smaller tumbler pour the tomato juice over a minimum of ice. Add salt and vodka. “Cap” the smaller tumbler with the larger one and shake only lightly.
-Pour through strainer into semi-long glass over a couple of glass cubes and serve as it is.
Simple is best!
Makes for a great aperitif in summer!
Ladies will love it!
BOTANICAL (Comfort Bar)
420-0082 Shizuoka City, Aoi Ku, Ryogae-cho, 1-6-13, Shade Bldg, 1F
Opening hours: 17:00~01:00
Closed on Mondays.
Credit Cards OK
BIO FARM MATSUKI
〒419-0303 Shizuoka Prefecture, Fujinomiya City, Ooshikakubo, 1158-36
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