Category Archives: What’s Brewing

Rooibos Pear Tart

Ingredients (Base) 150g flour 75g butter 20g glass sugar 1 egg yolk 0.25 teaspoon nutmeg a pinch of salt 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger 40g grated coconut Ingredients (Cream of Cashew Filling) 60g cashew nuts 200ml semi-skimmed milk 60g honey 50g cold butter cut into cubes 18g brown sugar 1.5 teaspoons (7.5 g) gelatin powder 1 […]

Chocolate Espresso Thumbprint Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup unsalted butter (softened) 1 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 40ml Cafféluxe Dark Roast Espresso  2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1-2 tablespoons heavy cream (optional) Chocolate Ganache 8 ounces semi-sweet or dark chocolate chopped 1/3 cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 40ml Cafféluxe Dark […]

Cappuccino vs Latte: The Battle of the Brews

Cappuccinos and lattes. They both have coffee, they both have milk, they both taste delicious. So what’s the difference? As it turns out, while cappuccinos and lattes may be made up of the same ingredients, they’re in fact completely distinctive from one another, right from their origins all the way through to their composition and […]

Top Ten Tips to Transforming Your Leftover Coffee

You know that last super strong sip of coffee that you normally throw away? How about the endless mugs of coffee you’ve let get cold while life happens? Or the old coffee sitting in the pot that no-one wants to drink? Usually, you’d simply pour these down the sink and make a fresh cup. But […]

Caffeine – The Naked Truth

Caffeine. It’s one of the most widely-publicised ingredients in coffee, and it’s what puts the get-up-and-go into our morning cup of java. But aside from its hugely welcoming effect as a stimulant, particularly early in the morning and late at night, how much do you actually know about caffeine, and the effect it has on […]