Frappé coffee with chocolate and mint liqueur (Φραπέ με σοκολάτα και δυόσμο)

A perfect marriage of Greek coffee and Irish spirit!

Mint chocolate frappe

March in Montreal is a lovely time; the snow promises to begin melting, the days are longer and the weather warmer.  Although we look forward to seeing green grass again, even if winter is stubborn and decides to stick around, by mid-March we are seeing green elsewhere, and everywhere.  And, we’re all Irish, even if it’s just for a little while.

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Greek coffee

 

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Greek coffee

Greek coffee

In an age of franchised coffee shops, professional baristas, and expensive coffees with presumptuous names, we introduce you (or re-acquaint you) to Greek coffee.  Ta-da! This is not a coffee that you will drink solely to give you the caffeine fix that you need to function. This is not a coffee that you will take with you in a travel mug as you schlep to work or school.  It is a coffee which should transport you to a place where life slows down and where the very act of drinking it will be as pleasant as the drink itself.  Who knows, it may even be good for you!

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