dry martini


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dry martini

n
(Brewing) a cocktail of between four and ten parts gin to one part dry vermouth
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My favourite was the classic dry martini which had a real kick to it and would make a perfect pre-dinner drink.
It has fallen out of favour since those heady days but there is a push to get it back on beverage lists - and not just as an addition to a fine dry martini cocktail, of which the French Noilly Prat and Lillet, from Bordeaux, are particularly good companions.
DRY MARTINI The Dry Martini is perfectly suited to James Bond's character: The drink is simultaneously blunt and sophisticated, brutal and refined.
Visit www.dukesdubai.com The famous Dukes dry martini is said to be the inspiration behind James Bond's favourite drink
Pass me my gloves SERVES 4 2 large whole cucumbers, cut in thirds and spiralized 2 tsps celery salt 2 tbsps white wine vinegar 2 tbsps caster sugar 2 tsps crushed dill seeds 2 tsps of fresh dill, finely chopped (reserve a few fronds for decoration) FOR THE DRESSING: 21/2 dsps mayonnaise 11/2 dsps tomato ketchup 11/2 tsps creamed horseradish 1 dsp sherry or dry martini (optional) 1 small clove garlic, finely chopped Sprinkling of gherkins or capers, or both 1 small shallot, finely chopped A few drops of Worcester sauce to taste 1/2 tsp French mustard Slosh of single cream or milk to thin sauce slightly 250g peeled prawns TO MAKE THE CUCUMBER MARINADE: Peel the cucumber and cut into roughly 8cm pieces.
When the sun goes down, the queen greets the evening with a glass of dry Martini
The traditional "dry martini," made with gin and a hint of vermouth, may be the starting point but The Art of the Martini takes it to the next level, offering modern twists on the gin or vodka Martini in addition to the tried and true originals such as the Classic Martini or the James Bond Martini.
"Of course you shouldn't drink every day, I'm not advocating people drinking, but the fact is that, yes, I have a glass of wine with my dinner and I may have a dry martini before my dinner.
Similarly, a dry martini in Dublin would set travellers back PS7.43 but was only PS1.89 in Budapest.
Dry martini: The show's second season picked up in 1962, the year "Dr No'' came out, informing the world that James Bond drank a vodka -- as opposed to the more traditional gin -- martini that was shaken, not stirred.