Fall Orchard

PHOTO BY MICHAEL PIAZZA/STYLED BY EMMET KELTY

¾ ounce Bully Boy vodka

¾ ounce Pear Purée (recipe follows)

¾ ounce lemon juice

2 ounces sparkling wine

Combine vodka, purée and lemon juice, shake over ice and top with sparkling wine.

PEAR PURÉE:

5 ripe pears

1 cup cardamom syrup (recipe follows)

1 teaspoon salt

Core pears, add ingredients to a blender and purée. Pass through a fine sieve or chinois.

CARDAMOM SYRUP:

1 cup sugar

1 cup water

5 green cardamom pods

Toast cardamom in a dry skillet, add sugar and water and stir. Keep over low heat for 20 minutes, making sure not to boil.. Remove cardamom pods and chill.

Here is a bio....