This easy passion fruit cocktail is bursting with zingy flavours and is perfect for celebrating with friends. Top with prosecco for a special tipple. Scoop the seeds from one of the passion fruits into the glass of a cocktail shaker, add the vodka, passoa, lime juice and sugar syrup. Add a handful of ice and shake well, strain into 2 martini glasses, top up with prosecco, then add half a passion fruit to each.
What is the Pornstar Martini and how do you make it?
Passion fruit martini recipe | BBC Good Food
Though its name evokes other innuendo-spiked drinks , like the Sex on the Beach and the Slow Comfortable Screw, the Pornstar Martini belongs to an era when mixed drinks were tipping back toward refinement. Ankrah was developing the opening menu at the Townhouse, the influential drinking den he founded during the early years of the cocktail revival, when the idea for the recipe hit. I created this in 15 minutes or less. While he remains agnostic as to the brand of vanilla vodka to use as the base spirit, he first made it with the Swedish wheat vodka Cariel Vanilla, which boasts a particularly strong vanilla finish, though he notes Absolut Vanilia and Grey Goose La Vanille also work well. For the sweetener, Ankrah prefers a simple house-made vanilla sugar made by blitzing two vanilla pods in five cups of caster sugar in a food processor. Once built, the drink is then garnished with a sliced open passion fruit, and accompanied by a shot of Champagne. The two-vessel assemblage has since become the signature presentation for the drink and a symbol of its perceived grandeur.
Julian de Feral. The Pornstar Martini has become the go-to drink for the British bar-going public. But where did it come from, how should you twist it, and what the hell do you do with the passion fruit anyway? Julian de Feral looks at the guilty secrets of an X-rated hit. It was an old friend who ordered it, and she was positively outraged.