Chelsea Sidecar

Replace cognac in a Sidecar with gin, and this is what you get – the perfect recipe for when you run out of tonic at home, but still have some triple sec to hand.


Makes 2 (each 50 ml)


5 Minutes



45ml of dry gin

30ml of triple sec

30ml of freshly squeezed lemon juice

1 tsp of sugar syrup

Ice cubes, to shake

Lemon twist, to garnish

2 small martini glasses



Step – Shake all the ingredients in an ice-filled shaker and strain into a small chilled martini glass.

Step 2 – Garnish with a lemon twist.


Short Cocktails and Small Bites by Julia Charles, published by Ryland Peters & Small (£7.99). Photography by Alex Luck © Ryland Peters & Small.


Sean Mitchell

Author at Pynck

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