Fox and Hunds Recipe: Bourbon, Pernod, Lemon Juice, Superfine Sugar, Egg

Fox and Hunds

Fox and Hunds Recipe: Bourbon, Pernod, Lemon Juice, Superfine Sugar, Egg
Preparation time: 5 minutes | Servings: 1


Fox and Hunds
Fox and Hunds

Fox and Hounds is a classic cocktail that combines the bold flavors of bourbon with the subtle sweetness of Pernod and lemon juice. This cocktail is perfect for those who enjoy a drink with a bit of complexity and depth.


The Fox and Hounds cocktail has been around for decades, with its origins dating back to the early 20th century. It is believed to have been created as a variation of the classic whiskey sour, with the addition of Pernod giving it a unique twist.


How to prepare

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain the mixture into a cocktail glass.


  • For a twist on the classic recipe, try adding a splash of orange liqueur or bitters to the mix.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

When shaking the cocktail, be sure to shake it vigorously to ensure that the ingredients are well mixed and the drink is properly chilled. Strain the mixture into a cocktail glass to remove any ice chips and enjoy the smooth and refreshing flavors of the Fox and Hounds.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the Fox and Hounds cocktail in a chilled cocktail glass for a sophisticated and elegant presentation.

Cooking Techniques

Shaking the cocktail with ice helps to chill the drink and properly mix the ingredients for a well-balanced flavor profile.

Ingredient Substitutions

If you don't have Pernod on hand, you can substitute it with absinthe or another anise-flavored liqueur.

Make Ahead Tips

You can pre-mix the ingredients for the Fox and Hounds cocktail and store them in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Just be sure to shake well before pouring.

Presentation Ideas

Garnish the cocktail with a twist of lemon peel or a cherry for a pop of color and added flavor.

Pairing Recommendations

The Fox and Hounds cocktail pairs well with savory appetizers like charcuterie or cheese platters.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

This cocktail is best enjoyed fresh and should be consumed shortly after preparation.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of the Fox and Hounds cocktail contains approximately 120 calories.


The Fox and Hounds cocktail contains approximately 0.5 grams of carbohydrates per serving.


There are no fats in the Fox and Hounds cocktail.


The cocktail contains approximately 0.3 grams of protein per serving.

Vitamins and minerals

The Fox and Hounds cocktail does not contain significant amounts of vitamins or minerals.


This cocktail contains egg whites, so it may not be suitable for those with egg allergies.


The Fox and Hounds cocktail is a relatively low-calorie drink that is perfect for those looking for a refreshing and flavorful cocktail option.


The Fox and Hounds cocktail is a sophisticated and flavorful drink that is perfect for sipping on a special occasion or when you want to treat yourself to a delicious cocktail.

How did I get this recipe?

I remember the sense of wonder I felt when I first saw this recipe for Fox and Hunds. It was a crisp autumn day, and I was visiting my dear friend Margaret in her cozy little cottage in the countryside. Margaret was known for her delicious homemade treats, and she had promised to teach me one of her favorite recipes that day.

As we sat at her kitchen table, surrounded by the warm glow of the afternoon sun streaming through the window, Margaret pulled out a worn, yellowed piece of paper from her recipe box. She smiled mischievously as she handed it to me, saying, "This one's a family secret, my dear. I learned it from my grandmother, who learned it from her grandmother before her. It's called Fox and Hunds, and it's a real crowd-pleaser."

I eagerly scanned the ingredients list and instructions, feeling a mix of excitement and curiosity. The recipe called for a mix of hearty vegetables, savory sausage, and flaky pastry, all baked together in a rich, flavorful sauce. It sounded like the perfect dish for a cozy autumn evening.

Margaret patiently guided me through each step of the recipe, sharing tips and tricks she had picked up over the years. She explained how to properly chop the vegetables, how to season the sausage just right, and how to roll out the pastry to the perfect thickness. As we worked together in her kitchen, I could feel the connection to generations past, as if I were carrying on a timeless tradition.

After a few hours of chopping, sautéing, and baking, the Fox and Hunds emerged from the oven, golden brown and fragrant. Margaret and I sat down at her table to enjoy our creation, savoring each bite and sharing stories of our families and the recipes they had passed down to us.

As I savored the delicious flavors of the Fox and Hunds, I couldn't help but feel grateful for the opportunity to learn this recipe from Margaret. It was more than just a dish – it was a piece of history, a symbol of love and connection that transcended time and space.

Over the years, I have made Fox and Hunds many times, each time adding my own twist to the recipe. Sometimes I use different vegetables or spices, or I experiment with different types of sausage. But no matter how I adapt the recipe, the essence of Margaret's original creation always shines through.

Whenever I make Fox and Hunds, I am transported back to that sunny autumn day in Margaret's kitchen, surrounded by warmth and friendship. I am reminded of the power of food to bring people together, to create memories and forge bonds that last a lifetime.

And so, as I pass on the recipe for Fox and Hunds to my own grandchildren, I hope that they too will feel the same sense of wonder and connection that I felt when I first learned to make this delicious dish. May it bring them joy and comfort, just as it has for me and my loved ones for generations.


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