As Halloween is just around the corner we've snapped up the recipe for barmaid Arlene Fowler Bellefleur's favourite Bloody Mary cocktail.
This sweet and spicy drink combines pepper, lime juice and a splash of vodka and it's known to be an excellent hangover cure.
True Blood Bon Temps Bloody Mary
- 6 ounces of tomato juice
- 1½ ounces of vodka
- 1 tsp fresh lime juice
- ½ Worcestershire sauce
- Freshly ground black pepper
- Cayenne pepper
- Cracked ice
- Pickled green beans or pickled okra for garnish
Combine the tomato juice, vodka, lime juice and Worcestershire in a cocktail shaker.
Season with salt, black pepper and cayenne and stir.
Fill a highball glass with ice and pour the drink over the ice.
Garnish with the beans or okra. Serve immediately.
"Bon Temps Bloody Mary" cocktail recipe from the True Blood Bon Temps Cookbook, 19.99, available at The HBO Shop.
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