Autumn harvest latte

Inspired by our Autumn Harvest Blend, the Autumn Harvest Latte is a smooth, rich, brilliantly aromatic latte made from coffee, fresh maple syrup, and superfood spices, cinnamon and clove.

Turkish coffee

Turkish coffee arrived in Istanbul in the 16th century via Yemen, when an Ottoman governor could not resist its velvety deliciousness. It is usually brewed in a cezve - a small long handled pot, typically made of copper or brass - and consists of coffee ground to a fine powder combined with water and spices. Brought just to the point of a slow careful boil, it is cooked unfiltered and served "grounds in the cup". This rich velvety coffee may be called by a different name3, and contain different spices1 depending on the nationality of the preparer. If you love a rich, strong, concentrated, and caffeinated brew this is the coffee preparation for you! Below are directions for preparing a Turkish style coffee followed by a wonderful Turkish coffee cocktail recipe for those of you so inclined. Enjoy!

Espresso Martinis

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 →

Thin mint coffee milkshake

When girl scout cookie season comes around, I wait with bated breath for the arrival of my thin mint cookies. How to improve upon this delicious, minty, chocolatey treat? Why coffee, of course! Here for your enjoyment I present the thin mint coffee milkshake. Enjoy.

5 summer-perfect floral lattes made with real flowers!

Real rose, hibiscus, and lavender in your coffee? Yes, yes, and a million times, yes! Latte lovers worldwide have enjoyed the slow and steady rise of floral-flavored lattes, and this year, our beloved (whoever you are) floral coffee creatives have achieved new floral coffee highs with the creation of delectable, beautiful lattes made with edible flowers.

Making the most of your at home coffee bar!

Now that you have created the perfect home coffee bar it is a great time to review how to prepare those amazing barista worthy drinks! The beginning of most coffee house drinks is a good espresso – but don’t worry, you don’t necessarily need a fancy and often confusing multi-levered gadget to prepare one. You can brew a great espresso at home using other proven methods...

Milky Way inspired latte

That great caramel-chocolate-nougat flavor of the Milky Way bar has been broken down and recombined to create a wonderful dessert latte. Take your time savoring this delicious treat, every thing can wait - as the famous candy bar's commercial explains - just tell them, "Sorry, I was drinking a Milky Way!"

Almond joy inspired coffee

Coconut, chocolate, and almonds are combined to create a brilliant coffee treat inspired by the famous candy bar. The candy, which has been around since the 1940s, is often debated -- love it or hate it, there is no in between. Of course, as the famous commercial jingle tells us "Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don't" -- if you would prefer a Mounds inspired drink, just leave out the almonds and follow the directions as listed below. Either way, you cant go wrong with this luscious candy bar inspired coffee treat. Enjoy!

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