Delicious on a cold winter's day!
In a small bowl, whip the egg white with the vanilla until stiff. Place a generous tablespoon of whipped egg white into the bottom of a cup. Pour the hot coffee into the cup and add the cream. The egg white will rise to the top. Serve at once.
Note: One beaten egg white will be enough for 3 - 4 cups of coffee.
The absolute best way to brew coffee
Standard coffee press
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A densely flavored dessert drink, for 2 servings
In the coffee pot, combine the coffee grounds, cardamom, and orange zest. Add enough boiling water for 2 servings and let steep for about 4 minutes. If using a plunger pot, press the plunger. Otherwise, pour the mix through a filter. Sweeten to taste with raw or brown sugar & serve immediately.
Source: The Coffee Book
2 cups sugar
2 cups water
2 oz. ground coffee
1 1/2 cups brandy or vodka
1 vanilla bean, cut in 1/2 lengthwise
Bring sugar and water to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Add coffee and simmer for 3 minutes. Cool. Add brandy and vanilla bean. Pour into a bottle, seal tightly and store at room temperature for 2 weeks. Strain out vanilla bean before serving. Makes 1 quart.
Pour the coffee into a clear, stemmed glass and top with a dollop of whipped cream. Dust the cream with ground cinnamon, cloves, or nutmeg if desired. Serve at once.
Enjoy a cup of this in the late afternoon.
Warms the body and the soul
Place the sugar in the bottom of an Irish coffee glass and pour in the coffee. Add the Irish whiskey and top with a tablespoon of whipped cream. Serve immediately.
Place the spices and citrus zests in the bottom of a filter-drip coffee pot. Brew the coffee as usual, letting it drip onto the spices. Strain before serving hot. Enjoy!
From: The Coffee Book
Step 1: Insert a steam-wand tip to 1/2 inch into a small metal pitcher of cold milk. As the milk foams, lower the pitcher at the same rate the milk rises. no bobbing up and down.
Step 2: The correct milk temperature is 148 - 155 degrees, or about the temperature of a car hood in the summer heat; hot, but not burning hot.
Step 3: Make espresso.
Step 4: Let the foamy milk settle for about 15 seconds. Then swirl the container for a few seconds, until the foam and milk are blended. It's ready when the surface of the milk becomes shiny. Pour the milk on top of the espresso without using a spoon.
Step 5. Enjoy!