Monthly Archives: November 2012

Granita di Caffé

If you’re in Rome, especially in hot weather, you must try a Granita. It’s an icy coffee treat and the best one I’ve found is at the famous Tazza d’Oro in Rome, right next to the Pantheon. If you’re a … Continue reading

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Marocchino

  This is an espresso served in a small glass demitasse with a sprinkling of cacao and milk foam spooned on top. Coffee and chocolate TOGETHER! it doesn’t get any better than this!

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A Cup of Coffee with Country Music

The coffee houses in Nashville are great for casual dining and the best in specialty coffee drinks. The coffee houses that cater to Nashville natives and tourists capitalize on this cultural atmosphere.                                                                                             The extended warm weather makes outdoor coffee sipping … Continue reading

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Espresso Orange Panna Cotta Parfait

A translucent layer of potently flavoured coffee gelée is suspended between two decadently creamy layers of panna cotta – one infused with finely ground espresso, the other perfumed with orange zest. The result is real eye candy. But far more … Continue reading

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Hope That It Rains Coffee In The Field

Ojala Que Llueva Cafe En El Campo (Hope That It Rains Coffee In The Field) Juan Luis Guerra’s quintessential song is “Ojala Que Llueva Cafe En El Campo,” a song that comes across more as a incantation that the poor … Continue reading

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Chocolate Coffee Martini

Chocolate Coffee Martini The trifecta of coffee, chocolate and alcohol makes this Chocolate Coffee Martini a decadently drinkable cocktail. Its layered liqueurs and chocolate ice cream look impressive, but it can be made in no time flat if you have … Continue reading

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Tiramisu

Tiramisu, translating to “pick me up” in Italian, is a popular dessert layered with sweet cream, ladyfingers soaked in coffee, and occasionally marsala wine or rum.                   There are many possible explanations of its origins. Though many claim the dessert … Continue reading

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Coffee Jelly

Coffee jelly is a popular gelatin dessert in Japan. It has the color and flavor of black coffee. Coffee jelly is often added to a cup of hot or iced coffee, with cream and gum syrup added to individual taste. … Continue reading

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Affogato

  An affogato is a coffeen based beverage. It usually takes the form of a scoop of vanilla gelato with a shot of hot espresso. Is an espresso lover’s dream and is packed with plenty of espresso flavor. Make sure … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

  U.S. Soldiers and coffee have been complimenting and completing each other almost since the beginning of the United States.

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