1Moisten the rim of a cocktail glass with crème de cacao, rim with cocoa powder, and chill the glass. Shake the crème de cacao and vodka with ice; then strain into the glass. Garnish with a dark or milk chocolate truffle.
White Chocolate Martini: Using the Chocolate Martini recipe above, omit the cocoa, and substitute white crème de cacao for the dark crème de cacao.
The classic martini is headed for big changes. With so many complex-character vodkas and new-century gins on the market, each new spirit adds a twist to the classic flavor profile of the martini. In this episode of Liquid Kitchen, Kathy mixes up a modern martini with Bainbridge Organic Distilleries Legacy Vodka and serves it with delicious Olive Poppers.