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La Condesa's Alma Blanca

[Photograph: Melody Fury]

This playful fresh corn cocktail from La Condesa in Austin, Texas has a creamy texture and a creeping heat from the habanero-infused blanco tequila. Muddle fresh corn from the cob for optimal milkiness and sweetness.

Note: Dried hibiscus flowers can be found in specialty spice shops, Latin markets, or online. If you can't find both varieties of sea salt, any coarse-grained sea salt can be substituted. 2 tablespoons grated fresh lime zest can be substituted for the hibiscus flowers.

About the author: Melody Fury is a writer and food photographer that shares her time between Austin, TX and Vancouver, BC. See what she's imbibing on Twitter @GourmetFury.

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