Complex Martini that enhances the delicate flavour of Kiwi, without overpowering it. This is a development of a Difford drink, which was in turn adapted from a Claire Smith recipe.
Serve in a Martini glass and garnish with a kiwi slice.
Fresh kiwi on the rim of a Kiwi Crush cocktail.
Fill a Martini glass with ice and water to chill it while mixing the cocktail.
Add 1 whole peeled Kiwi to the mixing tin.
Gently muddle the contents of the mixing tin
Add lots of ice to the mixing tin.
Shake the drink well until condensation forms on the outside of the mixing tin.
Discard the ice and water in the glass.
Fine strain the contents of the mixing tin into the glass.
Taste the cocktail and if necessary adjust the balance with a touch of extra sugar or citrus juice.
Garnish the cocktail with a kiwi slice.