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The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Martinis
     

The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Martinis

by James O. Fraioli, Vincenzo Marianella (With)
 

Is “shaken, not stirred” really better?

From Fred Astaire to James Bond, the martini has enjoyed a reputation as the stylish drink of sophisticates. This guide shows readers how to mix more than 150 mouthwatering variations on this fabled cocktail—even a pumpkin martini for Halloween—and serves up delicious facts about the history and

Overview

Is “shaken, not stirred” really better?

From Fred Astaire to James Bond, the martini has enjoyed a reputation as the stylish drink of sophisticates. This guide shows readers how to mix more than 150 mouthwatering variations on this fabled cocktail—even a pumpkin martini for Halloween—and serves up delicious facts about the history and lore of martinis sure to make any amateur drink mixer sound like a seasoned bon vivant.

•Includes over 150 recipes for traditional and stylish martinis

•Fun-filled trivia on this sophisticated drink that’s made a major comeback in recent years

•From an award-winning food author and an award-winning mixology Consultant

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592578139
Publisher:
Alpha Books
Publication date:
10/07/2008
Series:
Pocket Idiot's Guide Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
4.34(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

James O. Fraioli is the author of the award-winning cookbook Ocean Friendly Cuisine, as well as the Editor-at-Large for Touring and Tasting Magazine and the Features Editor for Dining & Destinations Magazine.

Vincenzo Marianelli is an award-winning mixologist and barman, who has run bars at such prestigious establishments as 7 MOMA in New York and Smollensky's in London.

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