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Barbagliata

If there’s time you can’t decide between a cup of coffee and hot chocolate, you might consider this beverage as an option. What is it exactly? It’s freshly brewed espresso diluted with milk and water, lightly sweetened, and with added… Continue reading →

Espresso Ice Cream

This is the ice cream that was served in its unfrozen form with mocha éclairs mentioned earlier. The recipe is from Kate Zuckerman “The Sweet Life”. She emphasizes the importance of the caramel in achieving deeper, more complex and interesting… Continue reading →

Mocha Éclairs with Espresso Crème Anglaise

Pierre Hermé’s chocolate éclairs were the August Daring Bakers’ challenge. The rules were to follow exactly the pâte à choux recipe and make at least one of the two chocolate components from the original recipe – rather the chocolate pastry… Continue reading →

Tiramisu Affogato

There’s another, summer-influenced way to consume espresso. Well, yes, the dessert is not made from scratch (if the grinding of the espresso beans doesn’t count), and can be put together within a couple of minutes or so – the time… Continue reading →

Espresso Granita con Panna

I’ve just had two servings of this for breakfast and I feel so happy, not to mention – energized! This is a truly wonderful summer treat for coffeeholics like me. But be aware that each portion contains a serious doze… Continue reading →

Double Chocolate Coffee Cake

  This cake is delicious on its own but irresistible when served with a generous dollop of espresso-infused whipped cream. Kahlua-flavored sugar syrup brushed over the warm cake gives it a thin crispy sugary crust. I like to warm a… Continue reading →

Espresso Pretzels

These are fun to make but the shaping process takes some time. Start when you are not in a hurry and enjoy. The pretzels are pretty and delicious.  

Amaretti with Espresso Mascarpone Filling

These cookies make a stylish ending of an Italian-themed dinner. The cookies can be baked in advance as well as the filling. Just be sure to assemble them right before serving. In case you really pressed for time and have… Continue reading →

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