Brew guides, coffee ramblings and tips and tricks
How to Make the Best Irish Coffee in the World
Wed, May 05, 21
The year is 1943. In a popular restaurant at the Foynes Fying Boat Airbase, in County Limerick, Joe Sheridan, the head chef, is faced with a pack of disgruntled passengers. Their Atlantic flight was delayed due to stormy weather. Sheridan tops up their coffees with a healthy dose of whiskey… and brown sugar… and whipped cream to soothe their nerves. The world's first Irish coffee.
Mocha Hot Cross Buns Recipe
Wed, Mar 31, 21
To celebrate Easter weekend, we thought we’d share our delicious mocha recipe. Naturally, when it comes to seasonal recipes we like to add a little coffee flavoured twist. This time, we’re creating Mocha Hot Cross Buns. That’s right, coffee and chocolate - a match made in heaven. To make these Spring favourites, we’ve used our brand new instant Colombian instant coffee. The mix of micro-ground coffee and freeze-dried instant coffee offers a deliciously well-rounded flavour. Perfect for incorporating in your bakes.
St Patrick's Day Irish Coffee Recipe
Mon, Mar 15, 21
First and foremost, choose your whiskey and coffee combination wisely (being coffee lovers here at Presto, we of course think of the latter is the most important ingredient!). In the same way that you might pair a really nice, pricey gin with a complimentary flavoured tonic, why cheat yourself by mixing together a chalk and cheese Irish coffee?
How to Make Iced Coffee?
Wed, Mar 03, 21
Blue skies. Long days. Sumptuous sunshine. Who doesn’t long for those glorious summer mornings and sultry afternoons?
Espresso Martini Recipe
Wed, Mar 03, 21
Valentine’s day is just around the corner and unfortunately, it doesn’t look like wining and dining in a romantic candlelit restaurant is going to be an option this year. So we’ve been trying to think of ways to make this day a little more special than every other Sunday since the beginning of this year.
Christmas Gift Idea: Homemade Festive Coffee Blend
Thu, Dec 03, 20
The holiday season is well and truly upon us and with the year we've had, many of us are embracing the seasonal escapism with open arms. Despite hearing numerous accounts of being told that this year Christmas may feel a little different, there are many ways to enjoy the festive season in its full glory. One of those includes food and drink, oh how glad we are for a delicious turkey roast or a warm cup of coffee with festive spice this year!
Homemade Pumpkin Spiced Latte
Wed, Oct 28, 20
With the orange leaves falling to the ground, the evenings drawing in and halloween weekend on the horizon, we can’t help but fixate on the beauty the Autumnal season has to offer. So with cosy weather in mind, we tried our hand at making a seasonal favourite beverage: the beloved Pumpkin spiced latte.
Coffee Infused Cheese Cake
Wed, Oct 21, 20
This week we are continuing with our Autumnal baking theme and sticking to what we know best: coffee flavoured bakes. This delectable cheesecake is rich, creamy, moist and full of flavour. We suggest pairing it with a cup of coffee to finish an indulgent evening meal.
Coffee and Walnut Cake Recipe
Wed, Oct 14, 20
With the cooler weather upon us and The Great British Bake off on TV, the baking season has officially begun. Like many of Brits, we have decided to utilise this extra time at home with perfecting our skills in the kitchen. From banana bread to brownies, this year many of our kitchens have seen a delicious increase in baking thanks to lock-down.