Death By Chocolate Cappuccino

When I first started working at Saeco USA all the new employees were challenged to create an original coffee recipe. At the time I wasn’t a very big coffee drinker and I was just learning about espresso. I decided to think about my favorite flavors in order to come up with a great coffee drink. […]

Coffee Jelly: Delicious Caffeinated Protein

Origins Coffee Jelly was invented after westerners introduced coffee to the Japanese. The Japanese people found new uses for the coffee plant, one of the best being coffee jelly. This fantastic combination of coffee and gelatin is served as dessert, or sometimes alongside liquid coffee. Individually, coffee and gelatin have wonderful health benefits. Combined together, […]

Iced Mint Mocha Recipe

So here is something a little different from my wonderful selection of coffee syrup recipes. This is a refreshing beverage, perfect for a hot day or if you fancy something a little different to your average cup of coffee. I discovered this fantastic creation after buying some chocolate mint syrup, and delving into my freezer […]

Espresso Pumpkin Pie

I always get a craving for pumpkin pie as soon as the first leaves start turning colors or the first crisp autumn breeze turns my cheeks red. This year, I took my old pumpkin pie recipe and expanded upon it and improved it by adding espresso. It’s a simple recipe using canned pumpkin. The purist […]

Making German Ice Cream Coffee (Eiskaffee)

Eiskaffee is German for Ice Cream Coffee. It is darn simple to make, and really hard to screw up. It is great for hot weather, especially when you want coffee, but not hot coffee. It is somewhat reminiscant of a root beer float, with a little less sweetness and calories. Best of all, it takes […]

The Coffee Martini

Martinis used to be a stiff drink. After all, it’s mostly hard liquor. Then James Bond came along and made the martini hip, and sometime in the 80’s or 90’s, they started adding “tini” to the end of everything, and the modern foo-foo martini was born. If done right, the “Coffeetini” or “Espresso Martini” can […]

Iced Coffee Tea

Coffee in the Summer? You might be thinking that your coffee drinking is over for a few months, right? Hopefully, I can give you some ideas to still incorporate gourmet coffee into your hot and humid summer routine. You have probably had Iced Coffee before, but did you ever felt like it didn’t really quench […]

Duck Breasts with Coffee Marinade (Roasted or Grilled)

This is a tasty recipe that combines both coffee and rum on a marinade not only suitable for duck, but for pork as well.  Planning ahead is required. Ingredients (4) 6 oz. Duck Breasts, cleaned and fat removed, scored Liquid Marinade: 12 oz darker roasted coffee 8 oz dark rum 6 oz spiced rum 1 handful Herbs, […]