Friday, January 14, 2011

" Shaken Not Stirred " - It's Friday! Time for Vodka!










 Note: You will be able to find almost any type of ingredient for your drinks(passionfruit puree, hibiscus(Poland or Middle eastern) or rose hip syrup(Poland or Indian) ) at a local indoor farmer's market or ethnic market.


Vodka Martini- Note Martinis are better when served extremely cold.

1 1/2 oz. vodka
3/4 oz. dry vermouth
Cocktail shaker (frost in freezer)
Ice
Martini glass (frost in freezer)
Olives for garnish
Fill the cocktail shaker with ice. Add the vodka and dry vermouth. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Add one olive to garnish or more to taste.


Vodka Martini


Kamikaze

1 oz Vodka
1 oz Triple Sec
1 oz Lime Juice
Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a tumbler.

Chi Chi

1 1/2 oz vodka
3 oz pineapple juice
1 oz coconut cream
slice of pineapple and cherry to garnish
Mix Vodka,pineapple juice and coconut cream with a cup of ice in a blender on high. Pour into a wine glass and garnish with cherry and pineapple. yummm!

Misty Bitch

1 oz Vodka
1 oz Campari
1 lime
splash of pink grapefruit juice
 Mix Vodka and Martini in a highball glass.Add fresh lime to taste and top with grapefruit juice.

Highball Glass



Pear and Ginger Fizz

1 oz vodka
2 tsp ginger liquer
1 oz pear nectar
splash of Champagne
slice of pear to garnish
Shake and Strain vodka, ginger liquer and nectar into a flute and top with Champagne
Garnish with a pear slice.

Vanilla Passion

11/2 oz vanilla infused vodka
1/2 oz apple juice1/oz passionfruit purees.
1/2 oz caramel liqueur
2-3 dashes of lime
splash of vanilla sugar syrup
passionfruit pulp and vanilla bean to garnish
Shake all ingredients and serve straight up in a martini glass. Garnish with pulp and a vanilla bean.


Vanilla Beans

Eldertini

11/2 oz vodka
2 tsp Cinzano Bianco
1/2 oz orange elderflower cordial
twist of lemon for garnish
Shake and strain all ingredients into a martini glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Godmother

2 oz vodka
1 oz amaretto
Stir both ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and strain into a highball glass.

Since February is around the corner

Valentine

11/2 oz flower infused vodka
2 tsp black raspberry liqueur
Pomegrante molasses to garnish
Pour vodka and liqueur into a blender
Mix Well and serve immediately in a molasses rimmed glass.



Please remember to drink responsibly!

Photos courtesy Istockphotos.

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