Basil is one of the most cultivated and used aromatic herbs. It is usually used to prepare Genoese pesto or to flavor hot dishes and salads, but this time we want to use it to make a fresh and perfect liqueur to serve as a digestive.
To prepare the basil liqueur, all you need is edible alcohol and fresh basil, preferably freshly picked from your garden. The making of this liqueur is extremely simple and in a few weeks you can enjoy it in all its goodness or perhaps prepare it as a gift for your friends and family.
Aromatic herbs in general lend themselves to the preparation of original and much appreciated liqueurs, we have already seen how to prepare the bay leaf liqueur, now we discover the recipe for the basil liqueur.