1939 The Gentleman's Companion volume II Beeing an Exotic Drinking Book


THE ZAMBOANGA "ZEINIE" COCKTAIL, another PALATE– TwisTER from the LAND where the MONKEYS HAVE No TAILS This drink found its way down through the Islands to Mindanao from Manila, and we found it in the little Overseas Club standing high above the milk-warm waters of the Sulu Sea, on the suggestion of a new friend, just met; and while perusing the first edition of that Norm Anthony-George Delacorte opus Ballyhoo, which after having passed from hand to hand through most of the U.S. Army in the Islands from Colonels down was slightly tattered, but still placed in

a rack of honour. Cognac, 1 jigger Maraschino, 1 tsp Lime, juice, Yz ~

Fresh pineapple syrup, 3 dashes Angostura, 3 dashes Twist lime peel

Shake well with shaved ice, letting some of ice go into glass; twist some of the peel on _top to extract oil, and add one olive. Use a Man– hattan glass. . . . Pineapple syrup same as used at soda fountains. AN EXOTIC COCONUT-COGNAC COCKTAIL from CAP HAIT/EN, REPUBLIC de HAITI, and which Is CALLED the ZOMBIE Any one who knows his Haiti and his Vaudou knows what a Zombie is; and for those who don't, a Zombie is merely a departed brother who, for reasons not generally attractive, has been called back from the Spirit World, labours without pay, without food, without complaint, in a weird sort of spirit bondage. . . . We have just helped "spring" an artist friend, Christopher Clark, from a five months' stay in Cap Haitien, where he had been soaking up material and madly painting the unbelievable scenery and even more unbelievable people of Haiti, as a follow-up to the wave of acclaim which greeted his The Crapshooters, in last year's American Art Exhibit at Rockefeller Cen– ter, and we fetched him via Pan American to do a mural for us. Chris brought back a long list of amazing cookery receipts, too late for this volume, but we are squeezing in this Zombie Cocktail, he

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