Bespoke martini kit

Bespoke martini kit

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Make a homemade mixologist kit as a Christmas gift with everything needed to mix up the perfect martini - juniper berries, spices and olives to garnish

Nutrition and extra info

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Ingredients

  • 700ml bottle rye vodka
    Vodka

    Vodka

    vod-ka

    Originally associated with Russia, Slavonic, Baltic and Scandinavian countries, vodka has become…

  • small pot of juniper berries
  • small pod of green cardamom pods
  • small pot of dried rose petals
  • small pot of coriander seeds
    Coriander seeds

    Coriander seed

    kor-ee-and-er seed

    The small, creamy brown seeds of the coriander plant give dishes a warm, aromatic and slightly…

  • 1 lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 1 coffee filter paper
  • bottle of vermouth
  • small jar of green olives

Optional extras

  • 2 martini glasses
  • shot measure
  • tall glass
  • cocktail stirrer
  • cocktail strainer

Method

  1. To use the kit: Write the following instructions on the gift tag:

    Open the bottle of vodka and add 2 tbsp juniper berries, 6 cardamom pods, a pinch of dried rose petals, 1 tsp coriander seeds and a strip of lemon peel. Put the lid back on and leave in a cool dark place for 24 hrs.

  2. Strain the infused mixture through the coffee filter paper into a jug, then pour back into the bottle to store.

  3. To make a martini, chill 2 martini glasses in the fridge for 30 mins. Put 50ml vermouth in a tall glass, add 150ml infused vodka and a large handful of ice. Stir well until the outside of the glass feels cold, then strain into the chilled glasses. Garnish with an olive.

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