The Gypsy Martini

A sweeter alternative to the classic martini.    This one is very straightforward.  You will need gin/vodka, sweet vermouth and a jar of maraschino cherries. The following recipe is for a 150ml glass: Add 3 teaspoons of maraschino cherry liqueur to a chilled martini glass. Add sweet vermouth to taste (between 2tsp and 30ml). Add chilled gin/vodka (between 120-140ml depending on the amount of vermouth … Continue reading The Gypsy Martini

What to do if you find martinis too strong

Don’t worry, this is a common problem.    First of all, make sure you’re using good quality ingredients    Is the gin cold enough?  Temperature is absolutely vital when making a martini. Ideally the gin should be stored in the freezer for at least 8 hours prior to use. I keep it there all the time. I keep the glasses in there too.    Have you … Continue reading What to do if you find martinis too strong