Get your James Bond on with these Martini recipes…
If it’s good enough for James Bond, then it’s good enough for us!
It’s National Martini Day, and it’s Friday – what a wonderful coincidence! It would be rude not to indulge, right? While Martinis may not be the drink of choice for many, it’s a firm favourite with mixologists, thanks to the elegance and fusion of flavours – not to mention the endless possibilities.
So, in honour of this wondrous day, we’ve picked a few of our favourite Martini recipes to help you celebrate in style.
Pink Lady Martini
10ml egg white
25ml lime juice
Dried rose petals spray
Add all ingredients into a shaker & shake vigorously.
Strain into a coupette glass filled with cubed ice and top with crushed ice.
Garnish with rose petals spray and rose petals.
Dairy Milk Martini
1 bar of Dairy Milk, at room temperature
15ml creme de cacao
15ml heavy cream
Combine all ingredients together in a blender half-filled with ice cubes.
Blend until a layer of froth forms, pour into a martini glass and serve immediately.
Dust with Dutch cocoa.
4oz lychee juice
Splash of vermouth
2 lychees, for garnish
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice add vodka, lychee juice and vermouth. Shake until chilled. Pour into two martini glasses and garnish with lychees.
Apple Pie Martini
1 1/2oz vanilla vodka
2oz apple juice
1/2oz lemon juice
1/2oz Simple syrup
Pinch of cinnamon
Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake well and pour into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a slice of fresh apple, if desired.
How good does the Dairy Milk Martini look? Let us know what you think…