Julia Child's Favorite Cocktail: Upside Down Martini

August 11, 2011

Julia Child's favorite cocktail, the upside down martini, is a straight-up combination of French vermouth and gin. Served alternately in a cocktail glass or on the rocks, this elegant drink will make you feel like you're watching the French Chef all over again.

Upside Down Martini

3/4 ounce gin
3 3/4 ounces Noilly Prat French Vermouth
Lemon twist, for garnish

Stirred: Combine gin and vermouth in a mixing glass with ice, stir. Straing into a cocktail glass and garnish with lemon.

On the Rocks: Combine gin and vermouth in a rocks glass with ice, garnish with lemon.

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