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Dalgona coffee - the hot new social media trend

Posted by Bea Davis on Apr 10, 2020 12:16:04 PM

This whipped coffee drink is taking over the world

If you've spent any time on social media in the past month (who are we kidding - we've spent ALL our time on social media in the past month) you've no doubt seen pictures of two-toned frothy coffee. The drink is simple to make - generally equal parts of instant coffee, sugar, and hot water, all whipped together until the sugar dissolves and the whole thing becomes frothy. The resulting mix is then spooned over iced or hot milk and combined. 

Dalgona Coffee - NY Times

It's named after the Korean sweet called Dalgona, "a candy made with melted sugar and baking soda. It was a popular street snack in the 1970s and 1980s, and is still eaten as a retro food. When a pinch of baking soda is mixed into melted sugar, thermal decomposition of the baking soda releases carbon dioxide, which makes the liquidized sugar puff up, and it becomes a light and crunchy candy once cooled and hardened. Typically, the creamy beige liquid is poured on a flat surface, pressed flat, and stamped with a patterned mold. Eaters try to trim their way around the outline or picture on the snack without breaking the picture. If the trimming is completed successfully without breaking the candy, the consumer receives another free dalgona." [Wikipedia]

Have you tried it? Let us know what you think in the comments below. 

And if by some chance you haven't seen it yet, here are some places to check it out...

Instagram

NY Times

Bon Appetit

 

Topics: beverage, trends, Drinks, coffee

"Vodka Martini, Shaken, not Stirred!"

Posted by Bea Davis on Apr 7, 2020 2:22:18 PM

 

Vodka Martini

 

Just like Mr. Bond, James Bond, we all have our favorite signature drink. Listed below is Paris Gourmet's signature quarantine drink along with a list of podcasts, shows, movies, and of course bar songs! Like, comment and share below for your favorites.... enjoy!

 

drinks

 

Quarantine Michelada

  • Salt (rim the glass with)
  • Ice
  • 2 oz Tomato Juice
  • 1 oz Lime Juice
  • 1/2 oz Cholula Hot Sauce
  • 1/4 oz Worcestershire
  • 3 shakes of Tajin
  • 1 bottle of Corona

If your looking for something stronger, add 1 oz of Blanco Tequila to the recipe. Now drink up!

 

Podcasts:

Heritage Radio Network

Cooking Issues

Beer Sessions

In the Drink

 

TV Shows:

Cheers

Best Bars in America

Bar Rescue

 

Movies:

Swingers

Sideways

Beer Fest

Waiting

Big Lebowski

The World's End

 

Bar Songs:

Journey- Don't Stop Believin'

Toby Keith- I Love This Bar

Semisonic- Closing Time

Toby Keith- Red Solo Cup

Janis Joplin- What Good Can Drinkin' Do?

Snopp Dogg- Gin & Juice

J-Kwon - Tipsy

Billy Joel- Piano Man

Topics: Drinks, Alcohol, Bar

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