Great for a gift or to keep for yourself these ooey-gooey, simple, delicious, espresso fudge bites are a delightful addition to your personal recipe catalogue! Enjoy! Ingredients 2 ounces brewed espresso1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 tablespoon cinnamon 3 cups semi sweet chocolate chips14 ounces sweetened condensed milk1/2 teaspoon salt.optional - caramel sauce Instructions 1.) Coat a... Continue Reading →
Coffee drinks: What’s in a name?
Espresso? Cappuccino? Ristretto ... even Java? Ever wonder how your favorite coffee drink got its name? In this blog entry, we uncover the truth behind some of the most famous (and sometimes odd) names in the world of coffee! Espresso– Café Espresso translates from Italian to pressed out coffee -- which makes sense as espresso... Continue Reading →
Lavender-infused honey latte
When the flowers begin to peep through the soil it is the ideal time for a unique, bright, and light spring latte. Here is the queen's take on a lavender infused-honey latte. The smell alone is evocative of a field of lavender on a warm spring day. What you will need Double shot of espresso... Continue Reading →
Candy bar inspired coffee drinks
Do you have a sweet tooth that can't be denied? Are you always ready for that next cup of coffee? Do you find yourself looking for that buzz that only chocolate and coffee can give you? If you answered yes to any of those questions, these 4 candy bar-inspired coffee concoctions are tailor-made just for... Continue Reading →
The queen’s praline latte
Delicious brown sugar, crushed pecans, and coffee combine to make this delectable, sticky-sweet, and nutty latte. Below are three equally delicious takes on the queen's praline latte -- trust me, anyone you choose will be worth the calories! What you will need A double shot of espresso or 1 cup of strongly brewed coffee A... Continue Reading →
Coconut chocolate espresso martini
Coconut coffee and chocolate -- what a combination! Here is the Queen's take on a coconut espresso martini (with a healthy dose of chocolate). Enjoy! Ingredients 3 ounces vodka2 ounces Espresso1.5 ounces Creme de Cacao2 tablespoons coconut cream2 tablespoons simple vanilla syrupCocktail shaker half filled with crushed iceDark chocolate sauce Directions https://videopress.com/v/gmlGsFdG?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata 1.) Squeeze a... Continue Reading →
Mocha espresso cookies
As the weather turns cold the baking bug strikes! Here is our take on an easy espresso based mocha cookie. Enjoy! Ingredients Mocha espresso cookie ingredients 2 sticks of unsalted butter softened (8 ounces)6 tablespoons sugar3 ounces espresso 2 teaspoons dark, unsweetened cocoa powder1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 teaspoon salt2 cups flour1/2 cup confectioners... Continue Reading →
When mixing up an espresso or coffee based martini the important thing to remember is proportion, proportion, proportion! Through experimentation (some successes, some failures, but all enjoyable) we find that the best espresso martinis always have approximately equal parts coffee and flavor (liquor, syrup, etc.) to vodka (or alternative spirit). While you can vary the... Continue Reading →
Three summer worthy, fruity, chilled macchiato style drinks
Ah summertime! The smell of the flowers, that warm summer breeze! There is nothing better than a chilled fruity drink to cool you off when the weather begins to heat up your skin! Here are 3 easy to prepare summer worthy coffee drinks for your
Struggling to find your perfect coffee? We’re here to help!
Finding your perfect cup of coffee can be a challenge, even when faced with only expertly roasted, 100% high-grown, shade-grown arabicas that have been well-tended from seed to cup. Thankfully, once you know how to identify the coffee characteristics most pleasing to you, that coffee you've been searching for will be easy to spot. In... Continue Reading →
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