Most people are probably familiar with the line from James Bond, "Vodka Martini, shaken not stirred." What I have never figured out is "why would it make a difference?" I have tried making martinis ...
Vodka is supposed to be odorless and flavorless (with the exception of flavored vodkas). So if I switch to a dirt-cheap vodka, can I save some money? Is there any difference between cheap and ...
How can one prepare mint for a Mojito a way that will optimally extract its flavor? Are there any other factors that are important while making the drink?