Coffeehouse Specialty Coffee Drink Definitions
Recipes for Tassimo Brewers
Coffeehouse Drink Definitions and Tassimo Brewers Recipes
Some coffeehouse style coffee drinkers that are new to coffeehouse style at home brewers such as the Tassimo Brewers may not know some of the coffee terminology or recipes. Here is a basic overview of basic coffee terms and recipes:
Coffeehouse Specialty Coffee Drink Definitions and Recipes
Also known as French as Cafe au Lait and the Spanish as Cafe con Leche. A double-shot of espresso (about 3 ounces) mixed with about 5 ounces of steamed milk. To make this recipe with a Tassimo, use any of the Latte creamer T-Discs such as the Tassimo Latte Milk Creamer, 8-Count T-Discs for Tassimo Coffeemakers and an espresso t-disc such as the Gevalia Espresso (Dark) T-Discs for Tassimo Coffeemakers
The classic espresso recipe: a single shot of espresso, approximately 1-1/2 ounces. Best served in a pre-heated espresso cup. There are a few nice Tassimo espressos, one is Gevalia Espresso (Dark) T-Discs for Tassimo Coffeemakers
Espresso Dopio (Double Espresso)
Double the quantity of espresso to about 3 ounces for double the pleasure. Typically served in a cappuccino cup.
Espresso con Panna
A single or double espresso shot topped with whipped cream.
A single shot of espresso topped with 1-2 tablespoons of frothed milk.
Espresso diluted with hot water to drip coffee strength.
1/3 part espresso to 2/3 part frothed milk in a 5 ounce cappuccino cup, then top the Cappuccino with foam from the frothed milk. Cappuccino can be garnished with a light sprinkle of ground chocolate, cocoa powder, cinnamon, nutmeg or vanilla powder.
Mix 1/3 part espresso to 2/3 part steamed milk, after dissolving cocoa or chocolate syrup with the milk to taste.
The best online prices for Tassimo T-Discs I’ve found are at Amazon, Gevalia, CyberCucina and CoffeeForLess.
- Tassimo T-Discs at Amazon have all the seven beverages and major brands such as Gevalia, Starbucks, Suchard, Jacobs, Nabob, Maxwell House, Tassimo, and Suchard, with free super saver shipping or Prime Shipping. There are frequent Tassimo T-Disc coupon codes (such as the current $5 off Tassimo T-Disc coupon TDISC555) and special offers.
- Gevalia.com has a 20% off Tassimo T-Discs coupon here or free shipping on any order coupon here
- CyberCucina a gourmet food site, has Tassimo T-Discs in bulk on sale, a free shipping offer, a 15% off T-Disc autoship option and a great T-Disc selection.
- CoffeeForLess.com has an extensive T-Disc selection and general discounts. Get 5% OFF at CoffeeForLess.com with coupon code: CFLESS
Tassimo Brewers like the Tassimo Brew Bot can make seven kinds of beverages including espresso, cappuccino, crema, latte, and coffee.