Make your own coffee cocktails



There´s much more to coffee than you thought. Not just a hot drink, it´s also now the key ingredient in the latest most fashionable cocktails.

To find out more we recently teamed up with Nespresso and held a themed event at a coffee shop in Cardiff.  Along with a lesson from a barista in the...

There's much more to coffee than you thought. Not just a hot drink, it's also now the key ingredient in the lastest, most fashionable cocktails.

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To find out more we recently teamed up with Nespresso and held a themed event at Waterloo Tea (and coffee) shop in Cardiff city centre.  Along with a lesson from barista Simon in the latest craze - latte art, his colleague James gave a group of enthusiastic bloggers a demonstration on making delicious coffee based cocktails, as well as a very popular tasting session afterwards. Watch the video to find out more.

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Toberlone

serves 1 (tall glass)

Ingredients:

1.5 measure Kahlua
1.5 measures Baileys
3 measures milk
1 measure espresso coffee

Method:

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously to combine.

NB: 1 measure = approx. 25ml

  

Espresso martini

serves 1 (cocktail glass)

Ingredients:

25ml (1fl oz) Kahlúa or Caffé Lolita liqueur
25ml (1fl oz) espresso
50ml (2fl oz) vodka

Method:

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously to combine.

Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with three coffee beans placed next to each other on top.

(Source: Eat, Drink, Nap by Soho house)

 

Find out how to make latte art

 

See our coffee buying guide and full range of coffee machines

 

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