What’s in a Word

Monday, 20 February 2017 by

The word coffee is actually derived from an Arabic word ‘qahhwat al-bun’ which means ‘wine of the bean’. Want to feel classier when you’re trying to brave past your sleep at midnight? Tell yourself that you’re not having coffee but wine made out of beans. Wine is wine. And, any wine is wine. Src:


Coffee was, hold your breath, a thing to chew and eat and not gulp. They were made in the form of fat energy balls for a healthy dose of caffeine. Energy balls or espresso? We say Espresso any darn day. However, these big fat coffee balls were highly portable and infused more energy than its

Brown sugar caramel latte

Monday, 30 January 2017 by

1 tablespoon brown sugar 1/4 cup half-and-half 1 tablespoon caramel ice cream topping 3/4 cup hot, brewed coffee Stir brown sugar into half-and-half until dissolved. Whip with a milk frother or small whisk. Pour coffee into a mug, and stir in caramel sauce until dissolved. Pour frothed half-and-half into coffee, and serve. Src:

Cooking with coffee

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 by

Add a few tablespoons of finely ground coffee to spaghetti sauce or add a cup of coffee to a Bolognese meat sauce.

Red Eye Coffee

Monday, 09 January 2017 by

1 ounce espresso 1 cup hot coffee Combine in a glass. Very strong coffee !

Eggnog Coffee

Friday, 23 December 2016 by

20 ounce cup of Café Santo Domingo 3 ounces pasteurized eggnog sugar and/or cinnamon (optional) Brew your coffee. Add as much Eggnog as you’d like, instead of milk or cream. Add sugar if you choose. Sprinkle with cinnamon to your liking. Sip and Savor.   Src:

Coffee Smoothie

Monday, 12 December 2016 by

Do you skip breakfast because you have no time? Well, here’s a creamy coffee recipe that contains peanut butter and silky tofu! Beautiful way to start your day. Servings: 1 serving Preparation time: 5 mins Total time: 5 mins Ingredients – 250 ml of brewed and cooled coffee – 150 g of silky tofu –

Super-Crumb Coffee Cake

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 by

Yield: serves 8-10 Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon flour, for coating the pan 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup + 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar 1 teaspoon salt 10 Tablespoons (1 and 1/4 stick) unsalted butter, firm and cold 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 cup buttermilk, at room temperature1 1 large egg, at room temperature2

Toasted Marshmallow Coffee

Monday, 14 November 2016 by

Ingredients: 8 oz whole bean coffee 3 quarts cold water, and 1 cup water 1 cup white sugar 1 cup light brown sugar 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract 1 1/2 cups heavy cream (can also substitute w/ other dairy or almond milk) Marshmallow for topping Tools: pitcher, coffee filter, fine mesh sieve, and a kitchen torch

What is a barista?

Wednesday, 09 November 2016 by

The barista is essentially akin to a wine sommelier: They both know the characteristics of each variety and they know how to get the most from quality products in order to prepare delightful beverages. They also mastered the roasting process (although they do not actually roast). They do, however, work closely with roasters, whom are