"There is something about a Martini,
A tingle remarkably pleasant;
A yellow, a mellow Martini;
I wish I had one at present.
There is something about a Martini,
Ere the dining and dancing begin,
And to tell you the truth,
It is not the vermouth--
I think that perhaps it's the gin."
Ogden Nash's irreverent lines are among my favourite poems. Here's my toast to Ogden Nash - 1000 more cocktails he'd want to sing about !
Mixing cocktails in India can be a pain. With no cocktail culture, most of the ingredients needed are just not available. So I've designed these cocktails around stuff available at most Indian stores.
Dressing up a cocktail is an art. The best way to learn cocktail dressing is to see them gloriously presented in one of my favourite blogs - Ideas in Food by chefs Aki and Alex.
And that goes to Jukebox - Cooking challenge from Sunshine Mom.