by Kim Haasarud
Martinis are all the rage in trendy bars and hip restaurants around the country, and mixologists constantly compete to create distinctive variations and themed concoctions.
Now cocktail lovers can serve up signature martinis at home with 101 Martinis by cocktail aficionado Kim Haasarud, also author of 101 Margaritas. Kim stirs up 101 martini recipes from the traditional (Classic Martini & Dirty Martini) to the offbeat (Lavendertini & Ginseng Sling Martini) in this sleek, full to the brim, tasty little package.
101 Martinis is the perfect book for all your martini needs. Haasarud's innovative techniques and passion for mixology create a selection of effortless recipes that are sure to impress. Lively and colorful photographs by Alexandra Grablewski suggest a multitude of creative presentations.
Within the pages of this easy to use companion there is something for everyone:
- Fresh ingredients delight in such treats as the Spiced Apple Martini, the Strawberry-Thyme Martini, and the Lychee Martini
- Cozy-up with the Candy Cane Martini, the Burnt Orange Martini or the Mistletoe Martini
- Dessert-themed Tiramisu Martini and Chocolate Mint Martini will satisfy any sweet tooth
- Sangritini, Margatini and Mojito Martini breathe new life into classic cocktails
- Go chic and fabulous for your next party with the Crantopia Martini: an elegant red and refreshing drink!
101 Martinis has the cocktail to complement every occasion, whether romancing your sweetheart with a Chocolate-Covered Cherry Martini or heating up the night sipping a Caribbean Martini. As Kim, truly a liquid genius, says, "Not only did I bend the rules for making a 'martini,' I bent them back and tied them in a pretty bow." Unwrap your gifts! It's five o'clock somewhere!
About the Author
Kim Haasarud bartended her way through college and in 2002 founded Liquid Architecture, a firm that creates signature drinks and bar concepts. Her clients have included HBO, Fox Searchlight, Comedy Central, Maxim, Pepsico, and dozens of liquor companies and restaurant groups. She also regularly contributes to TheTipJar.com. Visit The Liquid Architecture website at www.liquid-architecture.com.
by Kim Haasarud
Photographs by Alexandra Grablewski
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This page created October 2006