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Do you want a coffee but would you like to try a different taste from the usual? Do you want to impress your friends with a coffee with warm exotic notes, or simply are you
a coffee lover and do you wish to make it special? The spices that go well with coffee are many and there are many possible combinations. You can choose between cocoa, cinnamon, star
anise, cardamom, nutmeg, pepper and many more. There are no precise doses, all depends on your tastes. With regard to the type of ground coffee, you should choose a good mixture of
Arabian, whose taste is more delicate. If you are used to buy coffee already ground you can add the chopped spices and leave them in a sealed jar ready to use. Do not leave them
already chopped too long though, because they would lose the aroma.
nstructions to make a delicious spiced coffee
1. In a coffee maker for three people put water in the tank and the coffee in the filter. Do not fill it too much to leave a little space for spices that you decide to add. You alternate to the coffee powder, cinnamon, cloves, cocoa or a pinch of white pepper, so that the spices mingling with coffee blend evenly. Therefore you should avoid putting the whole compacted cinnamon on top because being very end, it may create a cap clogging the holes in the filter.
2. Once the coffee is ready, we can put in the cup white or brown sugar in varying amounts depending on the degree of sweetness desired. Usually everybody puts sugar in coffee, but
what about honey coffee? You can experiment with different types of honey to determine which flavor best suits the type of coffee you drink. Try honey coffee yourself and see what you
think. It will add its own subtle flavor to your coffee.
When to taste your coffee
When is the perfect moment to taste a delicious spiced coffee? Certainly one of that is every early morning before to leave for work: it is a brief moment of calm when you can taste a delicious coffee.
If you love the feeling of the warm cup between your hands and smelling the gorgeous aroma of spiced coffee, you would sit in your serene surroundings, drinking your strong, black, full flavored coffee that wakes you up, with delicious tastes and exquisite smells.
You can enjoy your coffee also after lunch or, in general, to drink coffee after a good meal: it is the best way to finish eating.
But, of course, you can have more than one or two cups each day. If you are going to have time when you are out and about to make a coffee stop, you might choose to have your ‘coffee moment’ in a nice cafe, catching up with the news or reading a few pages of a book.
Because coffee is one of life’s absolute pleasures, you can drink it also with your friends and share with them this unique pleasure. It is wonderful to talk with someone while you are tasting a good coffee.
To drink coffee in the evening could be instead a problem because you could not close your eyes all night long! But coffee has not the same effect to everyone, so if you don’t have any problem to drink coffee in the evening, take advantage of it when the sun come down and the air begin to fresh as you carry your perfect coffee out into the garden: stay among colorful flowers and their scent would be carried to you on a light breeze and it would mingle with the lovely aroma of your spiced coffee.