Napoleon Espresso

Napoleon Espresso Serves: 2 INGREDIENTS 2 cups Cold water 4 tablespoons Ground espresso coffee ½ Cinnamon stick (3″ long) 3 teaspoon Brandy 3 teaspoon Crème de Cacao 4 tablespoons whipping cream, chilled Chocolate sprinkles or chocolate curls for garnish PREPARATION Prepare your espresso or you can make some really strong coffee. Add your cinnamon to […]

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Delicious Gingerbread Latte Recipe

Gingerbread Latte Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS 4 cups milk 6 tablespoons gingerbread syrup (recipe follows) 4 shots of espresso (or very strong coffee) Pinch of crushed gingerbread cookie Cinnamon to taste   PREPARATION Measure 1 1/2 tablespoons of gingerbread syrup into each of 4 (10-ounce) mugs. Pull a shot of espresso and pour in serving mug. […]

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Cassata Sicilian Cannoli Cake

Ingredients for Cassata Sicilian Cannoli Cake; 1/4 cup of milk 2 tablespoons, plus 2 teaspoons butter 8 eggs 2 cups, plus 2 tablespoons sugar 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups fresh ricotta cheese 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract 3 tablespoons rum 3 tablespoons […]

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Starting Your Own Espresso Business – Roughly

When starting or forming any business from the ground up there are many important guidelines and principles to remember. However, owning an espresso business is a whole other type of business altogether simply because of the nature of what you’re selling. If you do want to start a business that is mainly selling espresso products […]

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Alternatives to Your Daily Espresso

Espresso is one of those caffeinated coffee beverages that are usually held to a higher standard because everyone loves the drink dearly! Even though not exactly coffee, espresso has some of the same characteristics of a jolted coffee serving. Millions of people all over the world drink espresso at some point throughout their life and […]

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Coffee Maker Style Guide

According to some statistics, 52 percent of Americans are coffee drinkers. (Seems like more.) This translates to more than 100 million people who drink coffee daily. Americans are a diverse population and far from unanimously agreeing on what makes a good cup of coffee. Fortunately, there are several different styles of coffee makers available today. […]

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Cleaning Tips For Your Coffee and Espresso Machines

How to Clean Your Coffee and Espresso Machines – Top Tips Keeping your coffee maker clean is important in preventing clogs, bad-tasting coffee, and/or breakage of the machine. To keep your coffee maker running well and your coffee tasting great, here are some top tips on how to clean your coffee and espresso machines. 1. […]

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Home Brewed Cappuccino in 3 Easy Steps

There’s nothing quite like a freshly made cappuccino to go with breakfast. However, buying one from a commercial coffee shop is not the same as creating an authentic cup at home. You can make authentic Italian-style cappuccino at home in three easy steps. Coffee has come such a long way since the days of instant […]

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Steaming in with espresso machine tips

So what exactly is espresso coffee? An espresso coffee is sold at the café in a small cup and is an extremely strong cup of coffee. Espresso is used in making café latte, cappuccino, and café mocha. Espresso is made in the espresso machine by forcing about two ounces of hot water through tightly packed […]

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Barista Competitions

Barista competitions are held each year in over 30 countries and the winners get a chance to compete for the ultimate title: winner of the World Barista Championship. A barista is a person who prepares coffee drinks in a coffee house as his or her profession and especially strives to create the perfect espresso. The […]

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