Chef's Recipes

Tetsuya Wakuda: Teaser

Australian Gourmet Traveller cocktail recipe for Teaser by Tetsuya Wakuda.

By Tetsuya Wakuda & Byron Woolfrey
  • Serves 1
Tetsuya Wakuda: Teaser
Tetsuya Wakuda: Teaser


  • 4 lychees
  • 30 ml Tanqueray gin
  • 25 ml apple juice
  • Dash each of Hennessy VS Cognac, lemon juice, apricot and lychee liqueurs, and sugar syrup
  • To serve: peeled red grapes


  • 1
    Place lychees in a cocktail shaker, pound with a muddling stick or rolling pin until broken down. Add remaining ingredients and plenty of ice, shake vigorously. Strain through a fine strainer into a tumbler, add grapes and serve.


Lychees with cracked black pepper and pink peppercorns.

  • Author: Tetsuya Wakuda & Byron Woolfrey