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Tablatini
© William Meppem

Tablatini

  • SERVINGS: MAKES 4 DRINKS
  1. 2 cups pineapple juice
  2. 8 stalks fresh lemongrass, 6 coarsely chopped and 2 halved crosswise
  3. 4 small fresh pineapple wedges
  4. Crushed ice
  5. 1 cup Absolut Citron vodka
  6. 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  1. In a medium saucepan, simmer the pineapple juice with the chopped lemongrass over moderate heat for 15 minutes; let cool. Strain the pineapple juice into a jar and chill.
  2. Spear the pineapple wedges with the lemongrass stalks. Fill a pitcher with ice and add the pineapple juice, vodka and lime juice. Strain into chilled martini glasses and garnish with the pineapple.