Gin Fizz and Puff Pastry Pinwheels with Grana Padano Riserva
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Serves 4 Preparation Time: 40 Minutes Difficulty: Easy
Using a mortar and pestle, bash the garlic until creamy, add the basil leaves and keep smashing.
When the basil begins to release its liquid, add the pine nuts and continue 'bashing' until the mixture is creamy. Add the grated Grana Padano Riserva and olive oil and blend all the ingredients, adding salt if necessary.
Roll out the puff pastry, fill with the basil pesto and roll it up. Using a sharp knife, cut the puff pastry roll into pinwheels, each 2 cm thick, and place these on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 °C for 15-20 minutes.
To make the Gin Fizz, squeeze the juice of 1 lemon, strain it and put it in a shaker with ice, gin and sugar syrup. Shake and pour into a tall glass filled with ice.
Add soda and decorate with lemon slices.
Serve the pinwheels with a Gin Fizz.