Drink of the Week

Make A Mojito The Italian Way

Instead of mint, he uses basil which he grows at his North End restaurant. There are a few other surprises as well. Ducali Pizzeria and Bar owner Phil Frattaroli shares his recipe for the Mojito Italiano.

The Mojito Italiano

-Sugar (1 tsp.)
-Limes (1 1/2)
-Basil Leaves (4)
-Pellegrino sparkling water
-Disaronno Amaretto (3 oz.)
-Rum (1 1/2 oz.)

Add sugar, juice from 1 1/2 limes and three basil leaves to glass. Muddle to get the flavor of basil in the glass. Add a little sparkling water and muddle some more. Add crushed ice, the amaretto and the rum. Top with sparkling water and garnish with basil leaf.

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