- Cane Sugar
- Throw three cubes of cane sugar, four sprigs of thyme and four small plums, with the pits removed and cut into quarters, into a shaker.
- Muddle vigorously,making sure all the sugar cubes are dissolved.
- Fill the rest of the shaker with ice and squeeze over it the juice of one lemon.
- Add a generous dose of gin – Beefeaters for example – and shake, seriously.
- Strain into a chilled glass