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Though we crowned London our Valentine’s city of love, we could not – of course – forget Paris, and today we learn a little secret from the eternal capital of romance.

With a full measure of Frenchness, a good dash of flirtation and a drop of the furtive, Secret Corner 31 is ideal for a tryst with that special someone, Parisian-style.

Happy Valentine’s Day…

The Technique

The Singleton • 40ml
Sweet vermouth • 40ml
Cherry liqueur • 15ml
Green Chartreuse • 10ml
Absinthe bitters • 2 dashes
Cherry to garnish
Contains 27 grams of alcohol per serve

Stir all the ingredients in a classic mixing glass. Serve over ice in a vintage old fashioned glass. Garnish with a cherry.

Want to know why Jérôme Kaftandjian calls his cocktail Secret Corner 31? Discover more here