How is Espresso Different from Coffee?

Espresso originated in Italy around 1940-45 where they used mostly dark roasted beans but it can be made with any type of coffee bean at any level of roast. All espresso is coffee but not all coffee is espresso, which is set apart by its brewing process. Most coffee is brewed by allowing hot water to flow through ground coffee but espresso uses very high pressure to force the hot water (88°-93°C or 190°-200°F)  through finely ground coffee that has been packed into cakes. Continue reading “How is Espresso Different from Coffee?”

Jordan’s Skinny Syrups – Sugar Free Mocha Syrup Review

Before I tell you what I think about Jordan’s Skinny Syrups, specifically the Sugar-Free Mocha Syrup, I need to tell you a little about myself because that knowledge will help you to decide if this coffee syrup might be right for you.

First of all, I LOVE chocolate and I eat and/or drink some every day. Dark chocolate is my favorite and I usually stick with 85% dark. I also love coffee and drink it every day, usually with some form of chocolate added. Rarely do I drink sweetened coffee but when I do, I like it creamy and chocolaty. Continue reading “Jordan’s Skinny Syrups – Sugar Free Mocha Syrup Review”

Best Chocolate Flavored Coffee

I have discovered the secret to the best chocolate flavored coffee! I make it by the cup in the comfort of my own home, but if I need to carry it to work I will brew it into my favorite travel mug and take it with me. The coffee comes in individual pods that each make a single cup. This coffee is so good that I take it with me when I travel, even if I have to take my own coffee maker to brew it! Not only that, but it is delicious either hot or cold. Continue reading “Best Chocolate Flavored Coffee”