Tag Archives: Chocolate

Iced Azteca D’Oro: Embracing the Warmth

Azteca D’Oro: Embrace the Warmth to Escape the Heat The summer sun is sweltering and the days are lingering. At MOCAFE we are celebrating summer with simple pleasures to beat the Southern California heat, including evening swims in the Pacific Ocean, sun-drenched summer vacations and sipping frappes under the local cafe’s patio umbrella.  Our favorite […]

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Hot Chocolate Cookies

Now that I told you about the hot chocolate sale, it got you thinking about it, didn’t it? I have that problem too. Tell me there’s chocolate in the vicinity and I’m done for…unless I can have some. I’m not a chocolate snob either. Cake, cookies, ice cream…straight from the package. I’ll take it all. […]

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World’s first gourmet food auction: Prized collections, with a limited shelf life

Today’s viewers have become accustomed to looking at food in the same way they look at art thanks to 20th-century artists – Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup cans and Damien Hirst’s preserved ferocious animals are two examples among many. By Or Ezrati Paris – The concept of a collection, be it a collection of paintings or of […]

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Remix – the Spanish Coffee

One of my favorite drinks can be found in Portland, Oregon at a long-lasting bar called Paddy’s. Paddy’s is a gorgeous older bar, with a back bar nearly forty feet wide and sixteen feet tall, replete with two of those rolling library ladders for the bartenders to get to the ultra-premium top shelf. This bar, […]

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Daughters, Oil Changes and Hot Chocolates

A few nights ago I was with a good friend, hanging out in the garage, as he taught his young teenage daughter how to change the oil on a SUV. They were both under the truck, poking around, as he explained everything about oil’s function in engines. This time they spent together was pretty awesome […]

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Summer 2011: Backcountry Fishing

A summer favorite of mine is fishing. I don’t get to make a lot of trips each year, so when I do, I make it count. One of my favorite areas to fish is up in Montana – Big Sky Country – on the upper reaches of the Missouri River, near the headwaters, where the […]

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Cocoa Chip Cookies

Cocoa Chip Cookies By Jennifer (Novelista Barista) If you are anything like I am and love chocolate, then you will love this idea. I know plain chocolate chip cookies are amazing themselves, but after trying the Dominican Sweet Chocolate (http://www.mocafe.net/product/Dominican_Sweet_Ground_Chocolate/7427.aspx#) from MoCafe, I was in an experimental mood and wanted to see what kind of […]

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Frozen Frappe to Chocolate Martini

Frozen Frappe to Chocolate Martini By Jennifer (Novelista Barista) In New York this week it is about 90 degrees. Summer is in full blast and it is extremely hot outside. The fourth of July weekend just passed and we had a barbecue at our house and my friends were interested in a frozen chocolate drink […]

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