If you like a good cup of coffee, we have some excellent news - there is an actual day that celebrates your favourite beverage.
International Coffee Day is celebrated on the 1st of October each year. This tasty, caffeine-fuelled occasion this used to promote and celebrate coffee as a beverage, with events now occurring in places across the world.
The first official International Coffee Day was celebrated on the 1st of October 2015, as agreed by the International Coffee Organization and was launched in Milan. Since then, this auspicious day is also used to promote fair trade coffee and to raise awareness for the plight of coffee growers.
Celebrate International Coffee day with us and try one of these coffee shops in Somerset West's yummy signature coffees available at Somerset Mall
Ambeans Beanery | Crème Crème Brûlée | R40
Café Olé | Chai Latte | R39
Crossley & Sons | Hazelnut Latte | R32
Limnos | Chococcino | R39.90
Mugg & Bean | Dirty Chai Cappuccino | Short R36.90 | Easy R39.90 | Serious R42.90
Nespresso | Ispirazione Firenze Arpeggio Pods | R85 per sleeve of pods
Oumeul Bakkery | Red Velvet Latte | R33.90
Wimpy | Cremaccino | Single R31.90 | Double R39.90
Woolworths Café | Honey Nut Latte | Short R27, Tall R31 & Grande R35
We’ve teamed up with brand ambassador, chef and content creator Bas Newman accompanied by our beautiful flamboyant brand ambassador Junette Syster, to bring you a recipe and step-by-step baking guide for the perfect pairing for your morning cuppa – traditional Italian Almond & Cranberry Biscotti!
Here’s the recipe all typed out for easy reference – simply bookmark this page and return to it whenever you want to whip up a fresh batch of this truly addictive Italian cookies.
|435ml cake flour
7,5ml baking powder
2 eggs, large
180ml castor sugar
45g butter, melted
1,25ml almond essence
125ml almonds, roughly, chopped
|1. Preheat the oven to 180° Celsius. Line a baking tray with greaseproof baking paper.
2. In a bowl mix together the dry ingredients.
3. In a separate bowl, beat together the eggs and sugar until light and creamy.
4. Add in the butter and almond essence.
5. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and combine.
6. Lastly, add in the chopped cranberries and almonds.
7. Flour your hands and then shape the dough into 2 equally sized log shapes.
8. Bake for 30 minutes and allow to cool.
9. Using a serrated knife, cute the logs into slices about 1-2cm in width.
10. Pack the slices onto a baking sheet and bake for a further 10 minutes, until lightly browned and crisp.
11. Cool before serving.
We want you to have some truly amazing coffee to enjoy with this biscotti, so we’ve teamed up with Nespresso to give you the chance of walking away with R4000 worth of their much-loved coffee, to celebrate International Coffee Day in style - enter below.
Competition closes at 11:59pm on 1 October 2020. Terms & conditions apply.