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The Culinary Courtesan

Jan 1, 2019

In this episode of the Pompette Podcast, Yolanda Shoshana, get into a sexy cocktail that should be a part of your sipping rotation, French 75.

The cocktail was created in Paris,France in the 19th century, but made popular at The Stork Club in New York City. Tune for the 411 on this libation. Cheers!

If you want to conjure one up, get on the recipe below taken from the New York Cocktails book.


French 75 Cocktail


1 ½ ounce gin

½ ounce fresh lemon juice

½ simple syrup

Champagne (or Crémant) 

Shake the first three ingredients with ice. Strain into glass. Top with Champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist.