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Tasty Tuesday Recipe - Irish Coffee

Shahen Naidoo

Tasty Tuesday Recipe - Irish Coffee

One of the things I love most about the Tasty Tuesday post is that I get to consume whatever I make, so it was inevitable that this weekly post would combine coffee and alcohol at some stage. Of course Irish Coffee is the most well known alcoholic coffee beverage and we'll start with that, but over the coming weeks I will take you on a trip to create a few other coffee based drinks from around the world that will warm you from the inside.  Irish Coffee is a warm cocktail consisting of coffee, Irish whiskey, sugar and cream. Isreali artist, Alex Livine describes this...


Tasty Tuesday Recipe - Café Mocha Swirls

Shahen Naidoo

Tasty Tuesday Recipe - Café Mocha Swirls

This pretty bite sized coffee-chocolate biscuit is perfect for an afternoon coffee break. Chocolate and coffee are a match made in heaven. They are absolutely meant to be together, and you can pair them in a single drink, as a chocolate morsel alongside your favourite brew, or as a decadent chocolate dessert.


Take the Plunge

Shahen Naidoo

Take the Plunge

The plunger, or French press as it is also know has always been among the most used coffee making rituals, but yet it has a bad reputation for producing inconsistent results. This article will show you the basics for using your plunger to create a delicious, silky smooth cup from your plunger. Fans of the plunger love the extra control they get from being able to manage the extraction time during which all of the grind is immersed and in contact with the water. The plunger does not use paper to filter, so you end up getting a stronger, more flavourful infusion...


Tasty Tuesday Recipe - Coffee Laced Bread and Butter Pudding

Shahen Naidoo

Tasty Tuesday Recipe - Coffee Laced Bread and Butter Pudding
When we talk of bread and butter pudding, our memory banks bring up warm homey feelings. This is real comfort food. With winter around the corner, I thought that today's recipe is a take on the classic bread and butter pudding, with an espresso to give it some real guts.

Tasty Tuesday Recipe - Coffee Rubbed Braaied Rumps

Shahen Naidoo

Tasty Tuesday Recipe - Coffee Rubbed Braaied Rumps
"There are steaks, and then there are coffee rubbed rump steaks"