- ¼ ounce green Chartreuse
- 1 ounce pear vodka
- ¼ ounce simple syrup* (recipe follows)
- ¾ ounce pear-fennel puree* (recipe follows)
- ¼ ounce pear brandy
- Fennel Frond
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 pear
- 1 small fennel bulb (fronds and stalks removed)
- ¼ cup water
- ¼ cup sugar
To make the Simple Syrup: In a saucepan, bring water and sugar to boil, simmering until sugar is dissolved.
To make the Pear-Fennel Puree: Chop pear and fennel and combine with water and sugar in food processor. Process until the mixture is a thin puree. Add sugar if needed.
To craft the cocktail: Pour green Chartreuse into martini glass and swirl to coat glass. In a cocktail shaker with ice, combine pear vodka, simple syrup, pear-fennel puree and pear brandy.
Shake well and strain into coated martini glass. Garnish with a large fennel frond.