Part 2 Of International Coffee Recipes That You Should Know

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Time to get your international buzz on, even if you don’t have the means to travel around the world to taste every coffee, you can still experience it by checking out these recipes. While certain ingredients could be difficult to find, spicing up your daily coffee intake may prove worth the effort in brightening up your day. If you haven’t check out the previous article, here is the link to Part 1 of International Coffee Recipes That You Should Know.

1.Espresso Martini

 The espresso martini is a cube of ice, coffee-flavoured cocktail made with vodka, espresso coffee, coffee liqueur, and sugar syrup. It’s believed to be first invented in the early eighties by a London bartender Dick Bradsel.

2.Espresso Romano

A shot of espresso with a squeeze of lemon and a lemon wedge. The lemon can be placed along the rim of the cup as a way to accentuate the espresso’s sweetness. Despite the name, it has no relation to Italy nor Rome.


A cocktail that consists of hot coffee, Irish whiskey and sugar, stirred and topped with cream. It’s similar to Irish coffee.


4.Filter Coffee

Widely known as the South Indian Coffee, which is a mix of sweet milky coffee made from dark roasted coffee beans and chicory. It’s a famous beverage in the southern states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

5.Flat White

A beverage that is well known in New Zealand and Australia. It is prepared by pouring microfoam over a single or double shot of espresso. A flat white is similar to a cappuccino but uses microfoam instead of dry foam.


The name means double in Italian language, it’s a double shot espresso, extracted using a double coffee filter in the portafilter and served in a demitasse or ceramic cup which is preheated.


A Viennese coffee which uses two shots of espresso served in a glass-topped with whipped cream. The term Einspanner translates to Single horse carriage which refers to the transportation used in the past.


The name translates to German for ice-cream coffee. It’s a mix of strong cold coffee, milk and vanilla ice-cream.


A well known Italian coffee beverage made from similar parts espresso, with some cocoa powder on the bottom of the cup and top of the drink with milk added as well.

10.Espresso con Panna

In Italian, it is known as an espresso with cream which is a single or double shot of espresso topped with whipped cream. In France and the United Kingdom, it’s called cafe Viennois. Whereas, in the United States it is called cafe Vienne.

11.Ca Phe Trung

A Vietnamese coffee beverage mixed with egg yolk, condensed milk, sugar and Vietnamese coffee. It was claimed to be invented in the late 1940s, when milk was scarce in Vietnam, replacing the dairy product with egg yolk instead.


Regarded as one of the original espresso drinks that represent Italian and American espresso cuisine. It’s a coffee-based drink mix primarily from espresso and milk. It comprises one-third espresso, one- third heated milk and one-third milk foam and is mainly served in a 6 to 8-ounce cup.


A popular beverage in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. It’s an espresso with a small amount of warm milk to reduce the acidity, served in a special glass, often with a metal ring base and a metal wire handle.

14.Dirty Chai Latte

This unique beverage is a mix of Masala chai and an espresso latte, it’s made by adding a shot of espresso, boiling black tea in milk and water with a mixture of aromatic herbs and spices.

15.Ca Phe Sua Da

A traditional Vietnamese coffee recipe which is made with finely ground Vietnamese-grown dark roast coffee. The beverage is brewed with a small metal French drip filter into a cup containing about a quarter to half as much sweetened condensed milk, stirred and poured over ice.

16.Caffe Gommosa

A well-known beverage that originated in America’s Pacific Southwest. It’s made with a single shot of espresso poured over a single marshmallow, resulting in a drink that is sweet and thick hence the name Caffe Gommosa which means Rubbery Coffee.

17.Caffe Crema

A long espresso drink mainly served in southern Switzerland, Austria and northern Italy. It’s essentially an espresso with light brown foam cream placed on top of the coffee.

18.Cafe de Olla

A traditional Mexican coffee drink which uses ground coffee, cinnamon and piloncillo as its ingredients. It’s traditionally served on an earthen clay pot and during cold climates.

19.Cafe Noisette

A Cafe Noisette uses one shot of espresso mix in with the milk. The name noisette translates in French as hazelnut colour and it’s equivalent to the Italian Macchiato.

20.Cafe Touba

A popular traditional beverage of Senegal and Guinea-Bissau. It uses grains of Selim or Guinea pepper and sometimes cloves as the ingredients. The spices are then mixed and roasted together with coffee beans, before ground into a powder. The beverage is prepared using a filter similar to a drip coffee.

21.Cafe Zorro

A beverage that uses a double shot espresso or doppio before adding hot water. It’s similar to the well known Americano except for the ratio of coffee to hot water used in the Zorro is different. Cafe Zorro adds less water to make the beverage more concentrated or less diluted on the double espresso.

22.Cafe Bombon

A popular drink in Valencia, Spain which has been re-created to suit European taste as in many parts of Asian region such as Malaysia which is called “Kopi Susu Panas.” However, Cafe Bombon uses espresso served with sweetened condensed milk.

23.Cafe Breve

The Cafe Breve is an American variation of a latte, a milk-based espresso drink using a steamed half-and-half mixture of milk and cream instead of milk.

24.Cafe con Miel

A well-known beverage in Spain, it mixes a shot of espresso, steamed milk, cinnamon and honey. The name Miel is from the French word for honey.

25.Cafe Cubano

A type of espresso which originated in Cuba, it refers to an espresso shot which is sweetened with demerara sugar as it is being brewed. It’s a prominent beverage among the Cuban community for its social and cultural activity.


An Italian beverage which takes the form of a scoop of vanilla gelato or ice cream topped with a shot of hot espresso. Other variations use a shot of Amaretto or other liqueur.


An espresso-based drink that resembles coffee brewed in a drip filter. It’s a mixture of a single or double-shot of espresso combined with up to four or five ounces of hot water in a two-demitasse cup.


An alcoholic beverage that uses coffee mixed with condensed milk and cognac. It’s a prominent drink from the Spanish city of Cartagena and one of the main cuisines of the Campo de Cartagena region in Spain.


A well known traditional warm coffee concoction native to Turin, Italy. It’s a mixture of espresso, chocolate and whole milk served layered in a small rounded glass. The term Bicerin is Piedmontese for “small glass”.

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