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  Seminars at Instutute of Culinary Ed
Martini di Arma di Taggia, the principal bartender at the Knickerbocker Hotel at the turn of the century, is also given credit for the Martini.
Vermouth was used in the cocktail in place of curacao in almost the same applications married with a base liquor, and bitters.
The principal bartender, Martini di Arma di Taggia, made his famous "dry" martini, although his recipe of equal parts of dry gin and dry vermouth was a long way off from our Dry Martini Cocktail it was the first combination of dry vermouth and dry gin.
www.kingcocktail.com /martini.html   (1332 words)

  
  Martini (cocktail) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Martini purists decry this development: while few object to the drink itself, they strenuously object to it being called "a martini." The martini, they insist, is a gin-based cocktail; this variation should be designated as such, with the name "vodka martini" (it may also be called a "vodkatini" or a "kangaroo").
By one widely disseminated account, the martini is a descendant of the Martinez, an older, sweeter cocktail consisting of two ounces of sweet vermouth, one ounce Old Tom gin (a sweetened variant), two dashes maraschino cherry liquid, and one dash bitters, shaken with ice, strained, and served with a twist of lemon.
The martini was an established American cocktail at the beginning of the 20th century, but did not attain its pre-eminent status as the country's classic cocktail until later in the century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Martini_cocktail   (2880 words)

  
 Martini Cocktails | Try classic & contemporary Martini Cocktail recipes @ In The Spirit
Though as attitudes and tastes change, speaking with the bartenders and mixologists in the know, a Martini cocktail is more likely to be defined these days as a cocktail that consists of either gin or vodka and served in a “V” shaped cocktail glass(now more usually referred to as a Martini glass).
Made from traditional martini cocktail ingredients of premium dry gin and Noilly Prat Dry vermouth, the difference here is the addition of De Kuyper Crème de Cassis which provides the lush flcurranty flavour and deep berry colour.
This is a delicious cocktail ideal for transporting you and your imagination away to a sun-kissed beach for a tropical holiday.
www.in-the-spirit.co.uk /martini_cocktails.html   (569 words)

  
 Cocktail Fun - Cocktail Recipes | Cocktails
"Cocktail is a stimulating liquor composed of spirits of any kind, sugar, water, and bitters--it is vulgarly called a bittered sling and is supposed to be an excellent electioneering potion, inasmuch as it renders the heart stout and bold, at the same time that it fuddles the head.
Many cocktails traditionally made with gin, such as the gimlet, or the martini, may now be served by default with vodka.
Non-alcoholic carbonated beverages that are used nearly exclusively in cocktails, or in non-alcoholic soda fountain drinks, such as the egg cream, include soda water, tonic water and seltzer.
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 Martiniware.com - We sell everything to make the perfect Martini.
Our Stainless Steel Classic Martini Kit makes a great gift for that mod jet setter in your life and is a fantastic way to mix two perfect perfect martinis at home for you and a friend.
This hand painted martini plate is sure to impress your guests, wether it is hanging on a wall or decorating a hutch.
This hand painted martini plate is sure to impress your guests, whether it is hanging on a wall or decorating a hutch.
www.martiniware.com /store/cocktailware.html   (1486 words)

  
 Drink Recipes : Cocktail & Martini Recipes Christmas Drinks Holiday Drinks Recipes
Vodka may not seem the most obviously useful ingredient in the cocktail cupboard, in the sense that it is typically just a neutral, coulourless spirit that at most can only add a further shot of alcohol to a mixed drink.
However, many of the modern cocktails are based on the principle of blending a range of different, often exotic fruit flavours over an alcohol base that doesn’t interfere with the taste of them.
That may seem strange in view of its assertively perfumed character, but it is precisely the herb and spice aromatics in its composition that enable it to blend well with a range of liqueurs and fruit juices, and even other spirits.
www.whattodrink.com   (348 words)

  
 Vodka Martini - cocktail.com
Strain and serve in a chilled cocktail glass.
From the Editor: In the movies, James Bond was a hard-core vodka martini drinker who prefered his cocktail "shaken, not stirred." Due to his popularity, the cocktail was the hottest drink of the 1960s.
Before the movie series almost all martinis were made exclusively with gin.
www.cocktail.com /recipes/v/VodkaMartiniShaken.htm   (123 words)

  
 The Rise and Fall of the Martini
He first lists the "Dry Martini Cocktail" (in the "D" section of the book), in which the recipe is equal parts of gin and dry vermouth, with a dash of orange bitters.
Existing cocktails such as the Lemon Drop, Cosmopolitan, and even the Manhattan (which greatly predates the Martini) were suddenly being categorized as a Martini.
The best way to account for what a Martini is at any point in time, is to try to conceptualize what drink would be served to you if you walked in to a lounge and asked for a Martini, no qualifiers, not brand names, no agendas.
www.drinkboy.com /Essays/TheMartini.html   (1972 words)

  
 Martini
The history of this cocktail is long and involved, to the point of being totally confusing.
What passes as a Martini in many cocktail lounges across the country today, is often best described as "Gin, Up", or in other words a couple ounces of gin, shaken with ice, and then strained into a cocktail glass.
I personally think a cocktail should contain at least three ingredients, in which case a dash of Orange Bitters to a traditional Martini makes it just right.
www.drinkboy.com /Cocktails/recipes/Martini.html   (376 words)

  
 cocktail lounge .net - find a cocktail recipe within seconds
Now strain into the cocktail glas (the ice cubes stay in the glass you used for stiring) Now cut a piece out of the skin of the lemon and squeeze that piece right above the drink.
The Martini Cocktail is a real classic among the mixed drinks.
The ratio of 1:5 I chose for this recipe is a quite popular one, but try the martini cocktail with less vermouth and see if you like it better.
www.cocktaillounge.net /cocktail-recipe/martini-cocktail.html   (164 words)

  
 After 5 Catalog :: Barware, Cocktail Accessories, Personalized Martini Glasses, Shakers, Cocktail Gifts, Bar Signs
Whether you're an aficionado of the martini, the margarita, the mojito, the Mai Tai, tequila, beer or wine, or simply an indiscriminate lover of booze in general we have for you a boatload of specialty drink themed barware, glassware, casual wear and even underwear.
As for monogrammed clothing and barware, we provide monogrammed cocktail and martini bar tees and silk shirts, stainless steel flasks and cocktail party accessories, as well as a nice mix of personalized bar, pub and tavern signs.
For her, we have cute little wine totes and personalized Tiki Bar tank tops, martini jewelry (a Mother's Day favorite) and poker pajamas, martini beach towels and flip-flops, and beaded drink slippers to celebrate everything from the Cosmopolitan to cabernet.
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 The Martini FAQ
A: A Martini is a cocktail containing unequal portions of gin and dry vermouth (in a ratio of somewhere between 2:1 and 15:1, inclusive) served chilled, in a conical stemmed glass, garnished with either a green olive or a lemon twist.
Since mixing a Martini is a matter of ratios rather than absolute amounts, it does not matter which side you use; experiment with water to see how many of each measure will fit in your glasses (allowing for additional volume from water off the melted ice) and keep the results in mind when mixing.
First, recall the short definition of a Martini with which we started this FAQ: "A Martini is a cocktail containing unequal portions of gin and dry vermouth (in a ratio of somewhere between 2:1 and 15:1, inclusive)".
www.rdwarf.com /users/mink/martinifaq.html   (7077 words)

  
 Martini Recipes - Recipes For Martinis
With the legions of fancy cocktails creating “cocktail menus” at every fashionable establishment, Dad may wish to follow Agent 007 and have a basic martini for Father’s Day—”shaken, not stirred,” a variation called a Bradford.
One widely-accepted account says the martini is a descendant of the Martinez, an older, sweeter, but similar cocktail that originated in California in the 1870s, made with gin and sweet vermouth.
The martini’s popularity waned along with all cocktails in the wine-and-spritzer-focused seventies, but reclaimed prominence in the late eighties and nineties, when newly-popular vodka, abetted by the Absolut vodka advertising campaign, replaced gin as the base spirit.
www.thenibble.com /reviews/main/cocktails/cocktail-recipes.asp   (630 words)

  
 Drink Recipe, Bar Drink Recipes, Cocktail Recipe, Martini Recipe,
As such there’s something like a kazillion different martini recipes floating around out there in Bar Land, and by the end of happy hour tomorrow there’ll be a kazillion more.
Martini Mixing Tip: Always (always, always) use fresh ice and keep everything as cold as possible -- the cocktail shaker, martini glass, the liquor, cocktail pick — everything.
Shake with ice in a cocktail mixer or shaker and strain into chilled martini glass.
www.after5catalog.com /after-martini-recipe-library-a-19.html   (788 words)

  
 Cheese, Specialty Food, Gourmet Gift Baskets, Cheese Gifts: igourmet
Martinis in one form or another have been enjoyed since 1862.
Regardless of its origin, martinis gain in popularity with each generation whether it’s the classic with gin or vodka with a splash of vermouth, or newer variations such as Cosmopolitans or bitter apple.
Our martini board is geared toward the more traditional martini lover.
www.igourmet.com /shoppe/shoppe.asp?cat=11&subcat=Cheese+and+Spirits   (1285 words)

  
 The most famous cocktail of all, the Martini. » Cocktail adventures at Oh Gosh!
The Martini was a revelation to me. It didn’t taste nearly as strong as I imagined it would (though to be clear, it’s still a very strong drink), nor did it taste specifically of gin.
My wife enjoys dirt martinis and demands I put equal parts vermouth to brine, in fact, I’m not even sure she realizes I put vermouth in them anymore…but the brine is definitely not for everyone, but welcome to the fold of an exquisite drink and good work on the presentation as Marleigh mentioned.
If a customer wanted a Martini, but made with dry vermouth instead of sweet, and a London Dry Gin instead of Old Tom, then they would ask for a “dry Martini”, which originally was still 50/50 (and orange bitters), but gradually refined it self to a “3-to-1″ ratio, which held true until Prohibition.
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 The Martini -- The Cocktail Spirit with Robert Hess -- Small Screen Network
The pre-prohibition Martini however was different from what you might expect today in many ways, and frankly it was a lot better for it.
The “sweet” Martini is one of the drinks I serve to folks who say they don’t normally like gin.
If they ask for their gin Martini “extra dry”, then you do the “swirl and dump” (put a little vermouth in the empty glass, then dump it out).
www.smallscreennetwork.com /video/20/martini   (570 words)

  
 Martini Cocktail - The Webtender Wiki
The Martini Cocktail consists of varying degrees of Gin, and Vermouth.
The company apparently placed newspaper advertisements detailing the Dry Martini Cocktail in the early years of the twentieth century.
I believe, therefore, that the Manhattan begat the Martinez, the Martinez begat the Dry Martinez, and the Dry Martinez eventually came to be known as the Dry Martini.
wiki.webtender.com /wiki/Martini_Cocktail   (371 words)

  
 AmericanHeritage.com / “THERE IS SOMETHING ABOUT A MARTINI”
The dry martini was part of the new self-confident American export culture, first introduced by the doughboys serving in World War I. “Right and left over the fair city by the Seine they sowed the hardy Martini, the fruitful Bronx, the sturdy Manhattan, the rugged highball,” wrote Thomas.
Cocktail shakers would not survive the retooling of the metal and glass factories for the war effort, and the subsequent age of the blender.
The martini, dry and powerful, was now a man’s drink, to be contrasted with sweet “girl drinks,” the kind with umbrellas and tropical fruit.
www.americanheritage.com /articles/magazine/ah/1997/4/1997_4_32.shtml   (6702 words)

  
 Martiniware.com - Cocktail Picks & Animals
Six adorable holiday themed stemware charms with matching coasters (see detail pic) Whether you're "Naughty," or "Nice," or a "Hot Toddie," these are a fun way to stand out at a party and keep track of your drink.
This cocktail shaker is an inexpensive way to start mixing your own martinis at home.
These picks are made of sturdy acrylic with colorful martini glasses on top.
www.martiniware.com /store/page26.html   (158 words)

  
 How to Make a Martini
Here are some great martini drink recipes, including Green Apple Martinis, and the very popular Godiva Chocolate Martini drink recipe.
They are a nice change from the same boring martinis.
If a cocktail glass is unavailable, use a red wine glass.
hubpages.com /hub/How-to-Make-a-Martini   (370 words)

  
 Covent Garden Cocktail Bar Dirty Martini London WC2
Dirty Martini is Covent Garden’s premier cocktail bar and one of London’s top destinations for a stylish and sophisticated night out in the West End.
Our stunning new late night cocktail bar has a luxurious atmosphere with a distinct ‘New York’ feel and offers a stunning range of exquisite cocktails as well as a fantastic range of Champagnes, wines, beers and spirits.
Dirty Martini is located on the historic piazza of Covent Garden beneath the cosmopolitan London restaurant, Tuttons Brasserie, and is the obvious choice for after-work drinks, parties, leaving do’s, celebrations and late night soirees.
www.dirtymartini.uk.com   (193 words)

  
 Apple Martini Cocktail Mix & Recipes| Home Bar Accessories
The Apple Martini is rapidly gaining on the Cosmopolitan and for good reason.
The creation of the Bloody Mary in Paris is said to have coincided with the arrival of the first tins of tomato juice from the United States, right after WWI.
The name came into being because of the continued appearance a the e bar of a woman named Mary, who was regularly left waiting for her man, nursing one of Pete's tomato cocktails.
www.islanddelites.com /low_carb_cocktail_mixes/sour_apple_martini.html   (446 words)

  
 Halloween Martini Recipe - Halloween Cocktail Drinks
This cocktail, by Kris Plazek, founder of WhatToDrink.com, creates a radish and olive “eyeball,” which is frozen into an ice cube.
Place gin and vermouth in a cocktail shaker with ice.
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add gin, lychee nectar and chilled saké.
www.thenibble.com /reviews/main/cocktails/halloween-martini-recipe.asp   (326 words)

  
 Martini Cocktail : Food Facts & Trivia
The Martini, gin and vermouth, is probably the most popular and widely consumed cocktail.
The Martini's popularity has waxed and waned, and its recipe has changed considerably over the years.
Standard Martini garnish is an olive, garnish it with a pearl onion and it is called a Gibson.
www.foodreference.com /html/fmartini.html   (215 words)

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