A cocktail from the heady party days of 1920's Havana.
During US prohibition (1920-1933) the rich and shameless would fly down to Cuba to party, and there was no shortage of bartenders ready to supply great cocktails.
How to make a Mary Pickford cocktail at home
3 Pineapple Wedges
30ml Pineapple Juice
Garnish - A Maraschino cherry & pineapple wedge (or a simple cherry on a stick)
Place the pineapple wedges into a cocktail shaker and crush with a muddler
Pour in the other ingredients into a the shaker
Fill with ice and shake
Fine strain into a chilled cocktail (martini) glass
Add the garnish
Andy's Top Tip - Whilst the original recipe simply requires pineapple juice, I find that the addition of fresh pineapple makes this drink so much more interesting. Also try adding a teaspoon of maraschino liqueur as another modern variation.