If there's one thing that makes us feel instantly French, it's an aperitif of a Kir Royale at a sidewalk cafe. The oh-so classic drink of creme de cassis and bubbles is everything we love about France, simultaneously simply elegant and beautifully inspiring.
thinly sliced, for garnish
Add Champagne to a Champagne flute then add the creme de mure or creme de cassis and stir. Put a toothpick through a few slices of folded plum, place on the edge of the flute, and serve.
Food styling and photography by Aida Mollenkamp