Recipe: Tanaman’s Pumpkin Thyme Cocktail

April 7, 2020BY Potato Head
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Add this intriguing combination of pumpkin, citrus and spiced rum to your bartending repertoire.



This cocktail is one of the brightest stars on Tanaman’s drinks list. It’s complex and zingy with a gentle tang. The roast pumpkin brings depth and sweetness, which plays nicely against the acidity of the citrus and the smoothness of the rum. Pour it up and raise a glass to the good times.

Ingredients
50 ml spiced rum
20 ml fresh orange juice
20 ml lemon or lime juice


10 ml coconut nectar
2 tablespoon butternut pumpkin purée
2 pc fresh thyme leaves

For the pumpkin purée
Cut a small butternut squash in half, lengthwise. Clean out the seeds, wrap with aluminium foil, bake in the oven at 180 ℃ for 30 – 45 minutes, or until fork-tender. Set aside to cool.

Peel off the skin, blend until smooth. Pop it in an airtight container, keep it in the fridge up to 3 days.

Method
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Strain through a Hawthorne strainer or slotted spoon into a coupette. Garnish with thyme.

About Tanaman
Tanaman is a contemporary celebration of Indonesia. Our menu is inspired by the traditional flavours of Indonesia’s many islands, presented in a fresh context and totally powered by plants. Our ingredients are sourced from Bali’s best small-scale farms, we produce what we can from our in-house grow-room, and we deliver it all in a design-fuelled setting that reflects our vision for the future.

Support Bali’s community
Here’s how some of our friends in Bali are creating brightness on the island, and how you can support;

TEMUKU PUPUAN
One of the OGs of Bali’s organic fruit and vegetable movement, Temuku grows and delivers fresh produce grown in the pristine hills of West Bali. They also make sourdough, kefir and immunity-boosting black garlic.

LITTLE SPOON FARM
The Little Spoon family works together with local farmers to create farm box subscriptions and other health-focussed products.

BOXED BALI
Boxed is a collaboration between Baked Bali and Kinship. They’re putting together boxes of fresh produce, kitchen staples and other locally crafted goods.