Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Caribbean Frozen Coffee

A close friend from Doka Estate share with us recent creation prepared at Tortuguero in Costa Rican Caribbean Coast, and we want you to enjoy, the best of the summer with a good coffee drink at your hand.

Take the following ingredients and blend it with ice for 2 beverages of 6 oz each or a large one of 12 oz glass.
  • 1 oz Coco Lopez or a Coconut Cream
  • 1 oz Ron Coco Malibú (you can do it without virgin)
  • 1 oz Breakfast Blend Doka Coffee
  • 1 oz Evaporated Milk
  • 1 oz Milk 2% or any you carry
  • 7 grams of brown sugar (use regular if you do not have brown)
  • Ice. Measure with the glass you are going to serve the ice to fill in the blender (should be the last ingredient)
Garnish the glass with a swirl of coconut or be creative.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Cold Brewed Iced Coffee

Being in Costa Rica we almost never get hotter than 33 or 36 degrees (91 to 97 °F) maybe at the beach; but when you cross the Tropics you can get a really cold or hot weather.

It’s during summer when we get to be very clever in new ways to drink your daily coffee.

Reviewing some of the best recipes we would like to give you some tips for your ICED COFFEE:

Place in a pitcher the water with the ground coffee and leave it rest for 12 hours or overnight. After this time strain the coffee into a glass bottle or a pitcher. This is a strong mix. Hold it at the refrigerator and when you want to drink mix equal parts of the coffee with water and ice. To sweet it, prepare a simple syrup (warm half of sugar and water). Try it different with a little bit of milk now and then.

Also you can prepare your own coffee iced cubes to bring more coffee flavor to any summertime drink creation.

Some natural flavors go perfectly with coffee as vanilla and caramel syrups.