Classic martini

Discover the art of making classic martinis with our top recipes. Shake or stir your way to the perfect martini and impress your guests with this timeless cocktail.

It is the quintessential cocktail. But for a recipe involving just two ingredients, the debate over its correct preparation is endless. Vodka or gin? How wet? How cold? Shaken or stirred? And should you ever use salt?

Sharon Robertson