Iced mint mocha

The spring gardening season is upon us again, and I am blessed with a plethora of mint leaves at my disposal. This fantastic opportunity presented me with the chance to revisit one of my favorite flavor combinations - mint, chocolate, and coffee. Here is a chilled mint mocha - refreshing, sweet, and deliciously decadent! Enjoy!

Homemade coffee ice cream

Not long ago I heard about a dinner-party game where the end result was some delicious homemade ice cream. The rules resembled a culinary version of the childhood game "Just Keep it Up". The ingredients for homemade ice cream were sealed in a small ziplock bag which was then placed inside a larger bag filled... Continue Reading →

Tips for frothing your milk at home

Do you enjoy a latte with a tempting luscious velvet coating of milk? Does your taste run towards a cappuccino topped with stiff, glossy, frothy foam? Either way, there is nothing like a beautifully finished coffee drink! The process of frothing your milk allows the formation of microbubbles, which alter the surface of the milk itself. This structural change allows for more complete engagement of the taste buds, leading to a greater sensory experience when enjoying your beverage.

Homemade coffee syrup

Coffee syrup is a wonderful alternative to syrups. My favorite uses are as a drizzle over desserts and ice cream. On days I'm feeling particularly nostalgic, I'll use coffee syrup to make an old fashioned coffee milk. To make coffee syrup you will need: 6 tablespoons of water 6 tablespoons of light brown sugar 3... Continue Reading →

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