A romantic, pomegranate martini
Diva Dish with Diane Brown
I created this cocktail for lovers as a part of an entire Greek-inspired menu for date night, Valentine’s Day or your favorite romantic occasion. The dinner is dedicated to the Greek God of Love. And it obviously needs a cocktail worthy of Eros.
This crimson red martini is built around the flavor of pomegranate. And pomegranate is one of the world’s most legendary aphrodisiacs. Learn more about the aphrodisiac history of pomegranate. Beware that it is a vodka based cocktail and one that goes down very easily. Too many of these drinks will inhibit performance later.
Best to enjoy it with food. This cocktail for lovers is only one part of a multi-dish, aphrodisiac experience. Read more about Diane’s inspiration to create this menu of love.
This crimson red cocktail for lovers is really a pomegranate martini. It's aphrodisiac cookbook author Diane Brown's pick for a romantic cocktail.
- 1 oz pomegranate vodka such as Pearl, Charbay or Van Gogh
- 1 oz vodka
- Splash of pomegranate juice
- Fresh pomegranate seeds for garnish
- Pour all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake briskly and strain into chilled up glass. Garnish with 5 fresh pomegranate seeds.
If you enjoy this Aphrodisiac martini, be sure to check out the rest of Diane’s God of Love-inspired menu:
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