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How to make a perfect zesty garnish for cocktails

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Many cocktails call for an orange or lemon zest garnish, but how do you make one that looks nice?
What you'll need: 
Orange/Lemon
Knife
Straw/Pencil
1: 
Take the citrus fruit and cut a piece of zest around 10cm long, or as long as you can (it should be around 1cm thick).
2: 
Curl the zest around the pencil/straw to make it into a spiral. Hold for a couple of seconds and it should keep a spiral shape.
3: 
Remove the pencil/straw and add the zest to the drink, or balance on the side of the glass depending on what you think looks best.

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