1 package of Badian (star aniseed), cardamom, clove, cinnamon bark, peppermint, nutmeg, rosemary, lemon balm, coriander, orange peel, lemon peel, spirit, 1 l of vodka, 1 glass of cognac, 2 glasses of sugar, boiling water, golden leaves
Take a glass of vodka from a 0.5 litre measure and add a glass of spirit instead. In the mortar, grind the spice and fruit peels, and pour them with the previously-prepared mixture and leave it to macerate for four days. Melt sugar in hot water, add 0.5 l of vodka and cognac, and stir. To this mixture pour the spice concoction. Add golden leaves. Leave for a few moments.