A gazoz is a carbonated nonalcoholic drink, nevertheless it turns into a refreshing nonetheless life, able to sip, within the arms of Benny Briga, the Tel Aviv restaurateur who serves an array of them at his Café Levinsky. His new guide, “Gazoz,” written with Adeena Sussman, exhibits you the mandatory elements and the way they’re constructed. Mr. Briga ferments fruits in sugar for his drinks, a requirement for a lot of however not all of the recipes. Homemade fruit and vegetable syrups, nut butters, edible flowers and herbs all determine into the magical magnificence of his glasses of gazoz, pictured all through the guide. He supplies particular recipes for peach, cherry, watermelon, tomato and scores of different flavors, together with a rose gazoz. They are directly fragrantly refined and richly advanced. And after you’ve completed the drink his recommendation is: “Eat the fruit.”
“Gazoz: The Art of Making Magical, Seasonal Sparkling Drinks” by Benny Briga and Adeena Sussman (Artisan, $17.95).Theresa 212-614-7756
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