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 →
Maple, mocha, and coffee … this simple latte combines three of my favorite flavors into a rich, not-to-sweet, cup of cocoa coffee magic.
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 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!
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 →
Here is a great addition to your recipe book. A roasted cauliflower, prepared and served whole, will delight both family and friends. This recipe has minimal preparation, but provides maximum impact. Enjoy!
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
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.
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.
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...