It is common for coffee lovers to pair it with pastries or fruits. Whether taken in the morning, evening or any other time of the day, coffee is best if paired with something. However, did you know that there are specific foods that go well with certain flavors of coffee? Hang on and find out some perfect collection of tasty foods that are suitable accompaniments of your favorite cup.
Any form of chocolate is a timeless combination for different coffee varieties. If this is a chocolate cake, pair it with dark- or medium-roast coffees. Also, choose chocolate mousse cakes for Arabica coffees and vanilla bean iced chocolate cupcakes for Colombian coffee.
These are a popular coffee accompaniment in Italy and are catching up in other parts of the world as well. In the U.S, they could the second most choices of accompaniments for coffee after doughnuts. Biscotti come in various flavors and will go very well with espresso. Some common flavors for biscotti are cherry, chocolate, and almond, among others.
Coffees from Guatemala and Colombia have chocolate and caramel tones that blend naturally with cinnamon buns.
Did you think these were suitable for tea only? You are wrong. A perfect combination would be fruit scones with Kenyan, Haitian or Yemeni coffees with winey characteristics. Maple raising scones will pair well with Nicaraguan coffee while citrus ones match with Ethiopian and Mexican coffee varieties.
Eggs, Bacon, and Coffee
One cannot exhaust this list without touching on the America’s breakfast staple. Incidentally, coffee is also popular among many Americans. It would that be unlikely that these two do not match. Try eggs, bacon or sausage with a brew of medium-roast coffee from Costa Rica and you will understand how it remains an American style of breakfast. With the above collection, you will hardly lack something to order next time you are out for coffee with friends or family. Besides, you do not have to stick to conventional choices anymore. Though the list is not cast and iron, it gives a great idea of what to consider next time you are choosing an accompaniment for your favorite brew of coffee.
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