IBA Standard Ingredients
- 2 meas. gin
- 1 meas. lemon juice [CP: better w/ lime juice]
- drizzle simple syrup
- soda to taste
Rinse and pick over beans. Pour boiling water over beans to cover by 2 inches and leave for 1 hour. Drain, rinse, and add water to cover by 2 inches. Bring to a boil, let cook at slow boil until tender.
In a skillet, melt butter and lightly saute onions and leeks. Do not let them brown.
Drain beans, add chicken broth and vegetables. Heat over medium heat for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, add half and half. Puree in small batches in blender. Chill.
Serve chilled and garnished with fresh minced chives, salt and pepper to taste.