Sidecar is a subtly flavoured and very potent cocktail – so serve it in small quantities!
6 II. oz. brandy
3 fl. oz. lemon juice
3 fl. oz. orange-flavoured liqueur
4 ice cubes
Pour the brandy, lemon juice and orange-flavoured liqueur into a cocktail shaker. Screw on the lid and shake vigorously for 30 seconds.
Pour the mixture into 4 chilled cocktail glasses and add an ice cube to each glass. Serve immediately.
Sieve is a common word in British cooking. When used as a noun, it means a wire or nylon net used to strain sauces or other liquids, or to puree dry or wet food. (This implement is called a strainer, in North America.)
When sieve is used as a verb it means to strain liquids or to sift or puree food. For further information sec STRAIN and SIFT.