If your love to sip martinis, you are definitely alone. As one of the most beloved cocktails in America, these vodka mixtures can make any bar night a great time. The best part is, there are many to choose from. For example, have you ever tried a pornstar martini? As a delicious mix of vanilla vodka and pineapple, it is quite delicious.
Although martinis are not typically mixed drinks that people request with food, it turns out that there are numerous yummy food pairings that you can serve one with. The next time you are enjoying one of these delicious concoctions and your stomach starts to rumble, consider one of these eight snacks.
1. Vanilla Ice Cream
Simple and sweet, nothing compares to the tastiness of vanilla ice cream on the side of your martini. No matter if it is a pornstar mix or something different, the great thing about this classic dessert is that it pairs well with almost any drink in this alcoholic category. Plus, adding a side of ice always makes anything feel extra special.
2. Strawberry Sherbert
For something a little different but still cold, light and sweet, look no further than strawberry sherbert. Pairing nicely with the sweet flavors of pineapple and passion fruit, the strawberry taste really brings out the fruitiness in a tasty combination.
3. Crab Cakes
If you have more of a savory tooth, crab cakes might be the most delicious martini appetizer to try. Perfect for seafood lovers who love to snack, crab cakes are relatively easy to make but they are also pretty filling so you do not have to worry about being hungry later.
4. Lemon Shrimp
For those who have an appetizer that is too big for an appetizer, lemon shrimp can offer a more filling yet still light option. With the zest of lemon bringing out the bitterness of vodka and balancing out the sweetness of the pineapple, this makes a satisfying menu choice while also providing the protein of seafood.
5. Sun-Dried Black Olives
Going back to snacks, sun-dried black olives are another great option for pairing with your pornstar martini. With a distinct flavor that will pull you away from the sweetness of your martini while also easing you into the tartness, black olives make an excellent cocktail complement.
6. Smoked Salmon
Olives can be great, but not everyone likes them. For more saltiness, smoked salmon might be a better choice. Between the salmon and the lemon shrimp, you have two seafood entree options to choose from. With that said, you can expect the smoked salmon to be a bit heavier.
7. Cream Cheese
Why make things more complicated than they need to be? To keep things simple, you can never go wrong with cream cheese and crackers. Capturing the deliciousness of cheese that so marvelously pairs with the flavors of alcohol, cream cheese and crackers is easy, cheap and 100% gratifying.