Posted Sat Sep 22, 2012, 8:58am Subject: Re: What goes well with a shot of espresso...
I normally eschew sweet treats with espresso (certainly BEFORE the first sip, so as not to perceive the shot as bitter in comparison to a pastry. A biscotti, preferably with a wee bit of cinnamon right after. For me, the biscotti with a traditional 5-6oz cappa is the thing. Back and forth, a bite, a sip...heaven. Scone also works, but a bit heavy.
qualin Senior Member Joined: 30 Jun 2012 Posts: 674 Location: Calgary, AB Expertise: I love coffee
Espresso: Izzo Alex Duetto 3 Grinder: Mazzer Mini Elect. Type A Vac Pot: Looking to buy Drip: Manual Roaster: Considering?
Posted Sat Sep 22, 2012, 10:32pm Subject: Re: What goes well with a shot of espresso...
Raisin Scone and an Italian-Style Macchiato makes for the perfect breakfast for me. I'll drink a double shot with a tablespoon of sugar if I need something to really wake up my tastebuds in the morning. (Americanos just taste too watered down for me.) Since the sugar doesn't dissolve completely, it's not that bad as long as I don't drink the sludge on the bottom.
I can certainly vouch for having some water nearby. I always usually have biscotti with my coffee, but I dip it into the drink to soften it up.
Garbage In, Garbage Out, for every step of the process. From Beans to grinder, grounds to machine, coffee to cup.
Symbols: = New Posts since your last visit = No New Posts since last visit = Newest post
Forum Rules: No profanity, illegal acts or personal attacks will be tolerated in these discussion boards. No commercial posting of any nature will be tolerated; only private sales by private individuals, in the "Buy and Sell" forum. No SEO style postings will be tolerated. SEO related posts will result in immediate ban from CoffeeGeek. No cross posting allowed - do not post your topic to more than one forum, nor repost a topic to the same forum. Who Can Read The Forum? Anyone can read posts in these discussion boards. Who Can Post New Topics? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post new topics. Who Can Post Replies? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post replies. Can Photos be posted? Anyone can post photos in their new topics or replies. Who can change or delete posts? Any CoffeeGeek member can edit their own posts. Only moderators can delete posts. Probationary Period: If you are a new signup for CoffeeGeek, you cannot promote, endorse, criticise or otherwise post an unsolicited endorsement for any company, product or service in your first five postings.