Aquavit is a Scandinavian spirit that is popular at celebrations like weddings, Christmas and mid-summer festivals, where it is served ice-cold in small shot glasses.


600ml vodka

1g black pepper whole

2g fennel seed

2g caraway seed

10ml Pernod

30ml elderflower cordial


Crush pepper, fennel seeds and caraway seeds using mortar and pestle

Add to vodka, then add Pernod and elderflower cordial

Store in an airtight container at room temperature for 24 hours

Pass through a coffee filter then store in a bottle in the freezer