Vodka Martini


  • 60ml vodka (could be gin)
  • 1 tbsp dry vermouth
  • Olive or lemon peel, to garnish


  • This is the Stanley Tucci way.
  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the vermouth.
  • Stir for 15 seconds, then let it settle for 30 seconds.
  • Stir again and then strain the vermouth out.
  • Pour the vodka into the shaker and stir 30 seconds.
  • Sit for 30 seconds.
  • Stir for 30 seconds.
  • Strain cocktail into a chilled glass.
  • Garnish with a lemon twist or olives.
  • Drink it.
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