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4 brilliant Bonfire Night drinks

Guy Fawkes Night originates from the infamous Gunpowder Plot of 1605, which failed and was then celebrated by way of lighting bonfires.

It’s been part of our British annual traditions since then, with friends, families and local communities getting together and lighting a large bonfire and setting off fireworks.

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Spooky Halloween Coffee Recipes

It’s the time of year where the daylight gets shorter, the nights get darker and colder, and Autumn is well underway. Coffee shops and bakeries are taking advantage of Halloween approaching, with themed drinks and treats to get people in the Halloween spirit.

Pumpkins have been a Halloween tradition for hundreds of years. Carving scary faces into pumpkins is a popular Halloween tradition that originated in Ireland and continues on to this day, often illuminated with candles.

Previously Jack-o-Lanterns had been carved out of potatoes or turnips – until Irish immigrants arrived in North America and discovered the bright orange squash plant.

Here’s some recipes and ideas you could try; mix and match them as you need, there’s sure to be something devilishly delicious to offer to your ghosts, witches and werewolf guests!

Pumpkin Spiced Latte

You’ll need

Method

  1. Brew your espresso and then add the shots of syrup to it
  2. Pour in the steamed milk
  3. Give it a tiny little stir
  4. Dust with cinnamon to finish
  5. Enjoy!

Pumpkin Spiced Hot Chocolate

You’ll need

Method

  1. Add your milk to a jug
  2. Pour in the hot chocolate powder and pumpkin spiced syrup
  3. Steam the milk, angling the jug to blend the 3 ingredients
  4. Pour into your mug and add a layer of whipped cream
  5. Dust with cinnamon to finish
  6. Enjoy!

Trick or Treat Latte

You’ll need

Method

  1. Add the syrup shots to your espresso
  2. Pour in the steamed milk (remember to do your scariest latte art!)
  3. Optional: Use a spooky sprinkler and top your lattes with a dusting of cinnamon or nutmeg
  4. Enjoy!

It’s Chocolate Week 2018 – Tasty recipes to try

Back for 2018, the tastiest week of the year is here, ready to fill your Monday to Friday with chocolatey-goodness. And we’ve got some new Chocolate-Coffee recipes for you to try out.

Black Forest Coffee

This drink doesn’t get its name from the Black Forest mountain range in south-western Germany, but from the speciality liquor of that region, known as “Schwarzwälder Kirsch(wasser)” and distilled from tart cherries.

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