Everyone likes an espresso martini, and this orange-flavoured version is a neat little twist on the original.
50ml good-quality vodka – we use Belvedere
25ml coffee liqueur – we use Kahlúa
10ml triple sec – De Kuyper or Cointreau are both fine
20ml fresh orange juice
5ml simple 1:1 sugar syrup (optional)
1 shot espresso, cooled
1 twist orange peel, to garnish
Put all the liquids in a shaker, add a big handful of ice and shake hard for seven to 10 seconds.
Double strain into a chilled martini glass or coupette, garnish with orange peel and enjoy.
• Athanasios Argyris, head mixologist, Meraki Bar, London W1.