Here’s a great new recipe! Give it a try with Mokk-a’s Cafe Svenska 1 pound coffee, coarsely ground 1 ½ ounces dried chicory root (see Note) 2 ½ quarts water 3 ounces simple syrup (see note) 4 to 5 cups milk Combine coffee, chicory and water in large stock pot. Stir to make sure all […]

Coffee 101

Coffee from berry to cherry Exactly who discovered the wonders of coffee and when it happened is the stuff of legends, but we do know that coffee has been cultivated for around 1500 years. Whether it is coffea arabica or coffea robusta, producing coffee from planting to harvest is a time consuming process. From Seed to […]

$13 coffee worth the brew-haha?

(CNN) — Times are tough, which is why most Americans are taking their coffee with two tablespoons of cheap. Inexpensive coffee is being poured by the bucketload at fast food restaurants like McDonalds, with its successful McCafe line, and Burger King, which is planning a nationwide Seattle’s Best roll-out this summer. Even slightly swankier Starbucks […]

Frozen Coffee Parfait

1-14 oz. can of sweetened condensed milk 1/3 cup double strength coffee sweetened with 4 tb. Sugar while hot (allow to cool before using) 1 cup whipped heavy whipping cream Directions In a large bowl, combine the sweetened condesed mild and the coffee into hand mixer; whip on high speed for 3-5 minutes. By hand […]

Chocolate Iced Coffee

1-1/4 cup chilled double strength coffee 3 tablespoons chocolate liqueur 2 tablespoons sugar Chocolate syrup Desired garnishes Ice 1. Pour coffee into a large glass, add Chocolate liqueur 2. Add sugar and stir until dissolved 3. Top with whipped cream and syrup to taste 4. Garnish with maraschino cherry, a sprinkle of cinnamon or chocolate shavings […]

Do you Know Beans about Beans?

The story of coffee as we know it does not begin with the mythical figure Juan Valdez from Columbia, it begins long ago in Ethiopia.  If there is one coffee bean that bids fare to be the original coffee bean it is Ethiopian– Ethiopia’s Yergacheffe bean (also spelled other ways).  The story is told about […]