Food and Drink
Which one are you? America – Most Americans still prefer a light roast; but darker roasts are becoming more common. Americans generally like their coffee with cream and sugar. Flavored coffees (which “taste” flavored only due to the aroma of the additive, not because the beans themselves are flavored in any way) are also popular. … Continue reading
Tea. Earl Grey. Hot. The Captain’s tea contains Bergamot, a citrus oil derived from the bergamot orange used to flavor black tea to make Earl Grey tea.
When the world is all at odds and the mind is all at sea Then cease the useless tedium and Brew a cup of tea There is magic in its fragrance There is solace it its taste; And the laden moments vanish Somehow into space. And the world becomes a lovely thing! There’s beauty as … Continue reading
A yummy recipe taken by permission from an engaging coffee-related mystery series by Cleo Coyle, super sweet author of the Coffeehouse Mysteries. Read about Murder by Mocha here. Ingredients 12 tablespoons (1½ sticks) unsalted butter 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon espresso powder 2 large eggs 1 egg yolk 1 … Continue reading
Dear Betsy Bean: Your drinks are so delicious but I wonder how many calories are in those yummy mixes. Sincerely, Julie Dearest Julie When consuming a Latte’ Da! beverage, a very magical thing happens. Calories vanish into the mist, fat content is absorbed into the brain and converted to higher mathematical capabilities, and sugar percentages … Continue reading