Serve in aCoupe glass
How to make:
Taking care not to break the egg yolk, PLACE it in the centre of the hollow in the glass. SHAKE the rest of the ingredients with ice and strain over egg. Instruct drinker to down in one.
|1 fresh||Egg yolk|
|1⁄4 fl oz||Malt vinegar|
|1 spoon||Worcestershire sauce|
|1 spoon||Tomato ketchup|
|5 drop||Hot pepper sauce|
Difford's Guide remains free-to-use thanks to the support of the brands in red above.
Egg yolk is potentially hazardous if used incorrectly.
Like many supposed hangover cures, this works on the kill or cure basis. It tastes slightly better than it looks.
Use another spirit such as vodka in place of cognac.
Recipe adapted from Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book. This drink is thought to have originally been created in Germany in the 1870s. Jeeves makes something similar for Bertie Wooster in a P.G. Wodehouse tale.