No morning is complete without coffee. From breakfast to dessert, we’ll show you how to enhance your espresso experience with the right food pairing!
Like a fine wine, espresso can have different flavor profiles. It can taste like dark chocolate, toasted bread or even orange blossom. It can be smooth and mild or rich and strong.
And who knows espresso better than illy? Italy’s favorite coffee is now available in easy-to-use capsules. Here are three tips for pairing your illy espresso capsules with food that complements their aroma and taste.
This medium coffee is smooth and mild, with notes of caramel, orange blossom and jasmine. Shop illy Classico Espresso.
Pair With: Croissants
This classico espresso deserves a classic pasty pairing: buttery, flaky classic croissants! Get the recipe.
A rich, strong roast with a welcoming toasted bread aroma and a dark chocolate aftertaste. Shop illy Espresso Forte.
Pair With: Biscotti
They’re an Italian favorite for a reason! Cappucino biscotti with hazelnuts and chocolate perfectly complement this espresso’s chocolatey notes. Get the recipe.
This dark, full-bodied coffee is characterized by lively notes of dark cocoa and dried fruit. Shop illy Espresso Intenso.
Pair With: Clafoutis
For a post-dinner treat, enjoy with a slice of tart, yet decadent dark chocolate and cherry clafoutis. Get the recipe.