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Bespoke martini kit

Bespoke martini kit

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Put together a mixology kit as a Christmas gift with everything needed to make the perfect martini, including juniper berries, spices and olives to garnish

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Ingredients

Optional extras

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

Method

  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 2

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

  • STEP 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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Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2016

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