Shaken Not Stirred: A Celebration of the Martini

by Anistatia Miller

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS | May 1, 1997 | Trade Paperback

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This first-of-its-kind volume features 40 ways to make a classic martini, 60 nouveau concoctions and a directory of the world's best martini lounges. Here, readers will discover the finer points of gin versus vodka, olive versus twist, shaken versus stirred, as well as brands of liquor, ratios of ingredients and every facet of this highly ritualized and specific cocktail. Also included are looks at and recipes for the weird and wonderful new offspring of the martini renaissance: chocolate and espresso martinis, the Cajun Combustion Engine, Martini Navratilova, Very Berry Martini, Pasini Express, Berlin Station Chief and many more. With sidebars featuring quotes from literature, toasts and historical points of interest, plus photos recalling great martini moments in film, politics, culture and advertising, Shaken Not Stirred is a fabulous celebration of a classic and very au courant international tradition.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 160 pages, 7.96 × 4.49 × 0.47 in

Published: May 1, 1997

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0062734881

ISBN - 13: 9780062734884

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Shaken Not Stirred: A Celebration of the Martini

by Anistatia Miller

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 160 pages, 7.96 × 4.49 × 0.47 in

Published: May 1, 1997

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0062734881

ISBN - 13: 9780062734884

From the Publisher

This first-of-its-kind volume features 40 ways to make a classic martini, 60 nouveau concoctions and a directory of the world's best martini lounges. Here, readers will discover the finer points of gin versus vodka, olive versus twist, shaken versus stirred, as well as brands of liquor, ratios of ingredients and every facet of this highly ritualized and specific cocktail. Also included are looks at and recipes for the weird and wonderful new offspring of the martini renaissance: chocolate and espresso martinis, the Cajun Combustion Engine, Martini Navratilova, Very Berry Martini, Pasini Express, Berlin Station Chief and many more. With sidebars featuring quotes from literature, toasts and historical points of interest, plus photos recalling great martini moments in film, politics, culture and advertising, Shaken Not Stirred is a fabulous celebration of a classic and very au courant international tradition.

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Shaken Not Stirred proudly presents the top 100 traditional Martini recipes, over 100 "Martini Renaissance" concoctions - from chocolate to Cajun to espresso Martinis - plus toasts, jokes, quotations, celebrity lore, and a directory of the world''s swankiest lounges.

About the Author

Anistatia Miller and Jared Brown are the authors of Shaken Not Stirred: A Celebration of the Martini and run the award-winning Shaken Not Stirred website at .

Don Gatterdam is director of Custom Publishing for M. Shanken Communications, Inc. (publishers of Wine Spectator, Cigar Aficionado, and Food Arts), and serves on the board of directors for the American Institute of Wine and Food.

From Our Editors

It is the drink of choice for secret agents and sophisticated relatives. Martini Renaissance contains the top 100 traditional martini recipes and more than 100 concoctions, from chocolate and Cajun to espresso martinis. All serious martini lovers will enjoy the collection of toasts, jokes, quotations, celebrity lore and the directory to the world's swankiest lounges.
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