cafe-con-leche

Cafe con leche

To complete the Mexican theme of yesterday's brunch, I had a cup of cafe con leche with the potato, chorizo and chili dish. What is cafe con leche? The literal translation is coffee with milk but the name doesn't do justice to this wonderful anytime-of-the-day drink.Just … [Read more...]

coffee-jelly

Coffee jelly, beverage edition

The coffee jelly, dessert version, was posted three and a half years ago. Here is the beverage version. It was a very hot day, what can I say? I wanted coffee but the thought of drinking something hot just didn't appeal to me. Neither did the thought of all that sugar in the … [Read more...]

andes-mint-coffee

Chocolate mint coffee

If there is one noche buena tradition in my husband's family that I never really got the hang of, it's drinking chocolate. If the noche buena meal consisted of bibingka and puto bumbong only, then an accompanying chocolate drink would be marvelous. But when the dishes in the … [Read more...]