Affogato (Ice Cream or Gelato with Espresso)

La povertà è la madre di tutte le arti or for us English folks, we say: necessity is the mother of invention.  What does this saying have to do with today’s post besides that fact that it’s also Italian?  Well, have you ever had guests stopped by unexpectedly and if you are like me, these are… Continue reading Affogato (Ice Cream or Gelato with Espresso)

Scotch Coffee

Espresso is coffee brewed by forcing a small amount of nearly boiling water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans. Scotch whisky, often simply called “Scotch”, is malt whisky or grain whisky made in Scotland.    espresso + scotch whisky = Scotch Coffee, a pick me up drink that’s great as your first cup in the morning or to end… Continue reading Scotch Coffee