Castelvetrano Olives and Martini Cocktail: the Original Recipe
Martini cocktail how was it created? What's the original recipe? And above all, should the olive be served in the glass or aside? Here are our answers.
Martini: the Recipe
Martini: the StoryThe Martini hails from with the Martinez cocktail; one of the first cocktails to combine vermouth and gin, first created in the years of American gold rush. Over the years the recipe has changed and the drink has become drier and more decisive. Today Martini is a great aperitif drink, a classic and yet never out of time. Here's how to prepare it.
How to Prepare the Martini Cocktail
- Place some ice in a cup to cool it.
- Put ice in a mixing glass, add the vermouth and gin, then mix.
- Throw the ice out of the cup and pour the cocktail in the glass, filtering it.
- Take the lemon zest and squeeze it over the cocktail surface, so that the essential lemon oils add scent to the cocktail.
- As for the olives, serve them separately in a cup instead of putting them into the cocktail. Serving it separately is a symptom of a clean drink that the purists will appreciate it.
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What Type of Olives Go in a Martini?
We recommend to serve excellent green olives like Castelvetrano olives, the perfect Martini gurmet olives.