Summer 2023

Margarita Two Ways

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Serving: 2

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Maldon's Margarita Challenge.


Lemon Myrtle Margarita

30ml Blanco Tequila

30ml Cointreau L'Unique

2 leaves lemon myrtle

1 tsp fermented honey

20ml fresh lime juice

2 slices jalapeno

Maldon Chilli Salt

Lemon Mastiha Margarita

1 tsp honey

1 tsp boiling water

60ml Skinos masthia

15ml Don Julio blanco tequlia

30ml lemon juice plus zest

Lemon wedge to serve

Ice cubes

Maldon Sea Salt


We challenged Guy Turland and Helena Moursellas to a good ol’ fashioned Margarita-off! Check out Guy’s Australian-inspired Lemon Margarita and Helena’s Greek-inspired Lemon Mastiha Margarita below. Try them both and let us know your winner!

For the Lemon Myrtle Margarita:

1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
2. Add ice and shake until well-chilled.
3. Strain into a chilled old fashioned glass.
4. Garnish with a jalapeño pepper.

For the Lemon Mastiha Margarita:

1. In a small bowl combine honey and boiling water and mix until honey is melted.
2. Combine masthia, tequila, lemon juice and honey syrup into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake vigorously.
3. Combine salt flakes and lemon zest.
4. Rub a lemon wedge around the rim of a tumbler, then dip into salt and lemon zest mix. 5. Fill the glass with ice, strain over margarita and garnish with a lemon wedge.

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