If the French are fond of espresso or café au lait, in other countries the variations are more surprising.
Cà Phë Trung is the specialty of the country. It is a whipped coffee with egg yolk and condensed milk.
Kopi Gu You, coffee with butter, is a typical Singaporean recipe: soft butter is poured into the hot coffee to obtain a smooth consistency.
The Moroccans pour pepper into their Kawa to make it hotter! Some add other spices: sesame, cumin, cloves,…
For generations, Turkish coffee has had the reputation of being a very full-bodied and aromatic coffee. The extra-fine grind, sometimes spiced with cardamom, is mixed with water and brought to the boil in an Arab coffee pot or a small copper pot called a “cezve”.
Guadeloupe / Île de la Réunion
In these countries, it is customary to mix coffee with old rum.
In Guadeloupe, local coffee beans are roasted and poured into a jar with brown sugar, rum and a split vanilla bean. It is then left to macerate for 15 days before tasting it.
On Reunion Island, sweetened condensed milk is added to the coffee-rum mixture and served iced.
Their coffee is similar to Americano but they also have a specialty: Quebec coffee, a coffee mixed with whiskey, maple syrup and whipped cream.
It’s impossible to miss the Kaffeost: a coffee mixed with cubes of traditional Finnish cheese. Once the coffee is drunk, you can taste the melted cheese with a spoon.
So which coffee tempts you the most? ☕