This recipe was first published as part of our story on Le Boutier bar in Cambodia.

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35ml Samai rum (or any aged rum)
22.5ml Housemade kaffir-curry syrup*
22.5ml Lime juice
15ml Coconut cream
15ml Benedictine
7.5ml Pineapple juice
1ds Fish sauce

Shake and serve in a collins glass. Garnish with house-made pickles.

*Kaffir-curry syrup: 1 litre hot water; 4tbsp red curry paste; 6 kaffir lime leaves; 2kg white sugar. Boil all for 20 minutes and fine strain.