Ice-Cold Martinis

by Ben Reed
Photographed by William Lingwood

Ryland Peters & Small | September 1, 2011 | Hardcover |

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The martini is the most iconic of cocktails. Dating back over 100 years, its devotees

include world leaders, renowned writers and dashing actors. A martini, perfectly presented

in a classic stemmed glass complete with olive garnish, can mark the holder as a connoisseur of fine taste, and can add instant glamour to any occasion. Ice-cold Martinis is a celebration of this timeless cocktail. Purists will delight in the classic recipes, while the more adventurous will discover a wonderful array of twists. Exciting variations such as the sumptuous Strawberry Martini, the Red Star - delicately spiced with star anise - or the dramatic Gotham show that part of the martini''s enduring appeal is its ability to be adapted to every taste. With 50 cocktail recipes, including ideas from cocktail bars around the world, as well as his own creations, award-winning mixologist and best-selling author Ben Reed has created a perfect companion to this king of cocktails.

. More than 50 Martini recipes - from the classics to more original combinations - from

award-winning mixologist and best-selling author Ben Reed.

. Captured in dazzling photography by William Lingwood.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 64 Pages, 5.51 × 5.51 × 0.39 in

Published: September 1, 2011

Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1849751528

ISBN - 13: 9781849751520

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Ice-Cold Martinis

by Ben Reed
Photographed by William Lingwood

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 64 Pages, 5.51 × 5.51 × 0.39 in

Published: September 1, 2011

Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1849751528

ISBN - 13: 9781849751520

About the Book

The martini is the most iconic of cocktails. Dating back over 100 years, it's devotees include world leaders, renowned writers and dashing actors. A martini, perfectly presented in a classic stemmed glass complete with olive garnish, can add instant glamour to any occasion. Martinis is a celebration of this timeless cocktail. Purists will delight in the classic recipes, while the more adventurous will discover a wonderful array of twists. Exciting variations such as the sumptuous Strawberry Martini, the Red Star - delicately spiced with star anise - or the dramatic Gotham show that part of the martini's enduring appeal is it's ability to be adapted to every taste. Including ideas from cocktail bars around the world, as well as his own creations, award-winning mixologist and bestselling author Ben Reed has created a perfect companion to this king of cocktails.

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The martini is the most iconic of cocktails. Dating back over 100 years, its devotees

include world leaders, renowned writers and dashing actors. A martini, perfectly presented

in a classic stemmed glass complete with olive garnish, can mark the holder as a connoisseur of fine taste, and can add instant glamour to any occasion. Ice-cold Martinis is a celebration of this timeless cocktail. Purists will delight in the classic recipes, while the more adventurous will discover a wonderful array of twists. Exciting variations such as the sumptuous Strawberry Martini, the Red Star - delicately spiced with star anise - or the dramatic Gotham show that part of the martini''s enduring appeal is its ability to be adapted to every taste. With 50 cocktail recipes, including ideas from cocktail bars around the world, as well as his own creations, award-winning mixologist and best-selling author Ben Reed has created a perfect companion to this king of cocktails.

. More than 50 Martini recipes - from the classics to more original combinations - from

award-winning mixologist and best-selling author Ben Reed.

. Captured in dazzling photography by William Lingwood.

About the Author

BEN REED was named Cocktail Bartender of the Year in 1997. Former bar manager of the Met Bar and Woody''s in London he was then appointed Executive Director of IPBartenders and is now a freelance consultant working with premium brands  and top bars and hotels. Ben has made many TV appearances. He has been featured in a wide range of publications, including Vogue, Red, and GQ. His other books include The Art of the Cocktail (also published by Ryland Peters & Small).

William Lingwood is noted for his work in cookbooks and magazines, including Food and Travel and in the bestselling book Cool Cocktails.

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