Does Coffee Make You Smarter?
“Coffee Improves Test Scores” read the headline of a short article in the New York Times Science section a few Tuesdays ago. The study was not repeated every month for ten years the way scientists like to, but the results still seemed significant. Two groups of adults were gathered together to take a battery of […]Read more
Mokk-a is Five
MOKK-A IS FIVE YEARS OLD now…so let’s take a moment to look back to the beginning. (As told to Margot Dockrell) I’d been toying with the idea of starting my own business for years, and after a life-changing cup of what became Café Svenska, the idea of coffee suddenly sounded like an interesting new project! […]Read more
Pumpkin Spice Latte Coffee – 2 cups milk – 2 tablespoons canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix) – 1 to 2 tablespoons sugar (to taste) – 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice – 1 tablespoon vanilla – 1/2 cup hot brewed Café Suisse Garnish, if desired – Whipped cream – Dash pumpkin pie spice – 2 […]Read more
Serves 2-4 Coffee Base: • 2/3 cup coarsely ground CAFÉ ITALIA coffee • 3 cups water • 1 teaspoon cinnamon • 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar Put ingredients in a quart jar and stir. Cover and refrigerate overnight. The Finished Drink: • milk, half and half, or cream • ice Pour the coffee base through a […]Read more
One Valentine’s Day…
The Most Chocolaty Chocolate has a secret ingredient – Coffee! The week before Valentine’s Day this year, I invited my mother-in-law, a devoted chocaholic and romantic, and two recently wed girlfriends to dinner. They are sappily in love; I knew they would be the perfect guests for the celebration of all thing hearts and roses. […]Read more
Chocolate Mousse Ingredients: • 1 ½ pounds chocolate chips • ½ cup prepared MOKK-A Espresso coffee • ½ cup Grand Marnier • 4 egg yolks • 2 cups heavy cream, chilled • ¼ cup granulated sugar • 8 egg whites • pinch of salt • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract Directions: Melt chocolate in a heavy […]Read more
Mokk-a is back – with a vengeance! We are excited and very happy to announce that – after a prolonged period of difficulties with our two previous roasters – we are restarting with a new roaster. We currently are crossing the t’s and dotting the i’s with The Grand Marceline Company, a top […]Read more
The Bio of Karen Hawa – The Creation of Mokk-a
Bio Karen Hawa/The Creation of Mokk-a This is the story of an American coffee lover determined to bring Europe’s finest coffees home. I followed my dream to the tiniest, most romantic villages in Europe…the passionate south of Italy, the trade area of Sweden and the Bourgogne region in rural France. My search began while traveling […]Read more
1 oz Fresh Brewed shot of Svenska Espresso 1 1/2 oz Vanilla Vodka 1 1/2 oz Baily’s 1 oz Dark Crème de Cocoa Pour ingredients into shaker filled with ice, shake vigorously, and strain into chilled martini glass. It should be somewhat frothy.Read more
Ingredients 8 eggs (separated) 2/3 cup sugar 2 1/2 cups milk 1/2 cup espresso (brewed strong) 2 cups heavy cream 1 1/2 cups brandy 1/2 cup coffee liqueur 1 whole CAFÉ FRANCE espresso bean Directions 1. Place egg whites in the bowl of a stand mixer and whisk on low speed until frothy, about 30 seconds. […]Read more
Life Takes Us on Crazy Journey’s!!
“A national radio show host, a European Coffee Company CEO/owner, and a Texas rancher all walk into a bar. The bartender asked them, “What’ll it be?” The beginning of a good yarn or a joke you may ask?” Quote from Bart Simmons, owner of 2S Ranch and The Provision House in Dallas, Texas..."Read more