Recipes and Techniques

Machines

•Coffee Grinder

  1. Open the lid and pour beans

  2. Set dial on Drip

  3. Pull cup up and place inside ground spout

  4. Push button down to run and make sure all the beans are ground

 

•XTS Coffee brewer

  1. Put Coffee filter into bin, pour Coffee grinds into filter. (120g for large, 75g for small)

  2. Press size on screen and hold until Coffee begins to percolate. 

 

•Espresso

  1. Take portafilter, place under the silver spout of Grinder and press and hold until the grinder stops.

  2. For 1 shot, press button “1”. For a double shot, press button “2”.

  3. Press grounds down with leveler.

  4. Place the shot holder in the espresso machine and pull tightly to the right.

  5. Make the espresso shot only after milk is ready.

 

Calibration: If water passes too quickly, adjust so grounds are finer. If the shot pulls too slow, adjust so the grounds are coarser. Can also increase the amount of grounds if the espresso machine is not compressing.

Steaming Milk

Latte - for 12 oz use 8 oz of milk

1.Place tip of wand below surface 

2. Aeration - when you hear the paper tearing sound 

3. Continue steaming until milk begins to swirl. Sound will die down and turn dial off.

Temp: 165 degrees F

Milk amount for:  

Latte: big pitcher - just above the bottom line (8oz)

Capp: small pitcher - 2nd line from the bottom (6oz)

Cortado: small pitcher - 1st line from the bottom (4oz)

Macchiato: small pitcher - halfway to first line from bottom

DRINKS

Tea Latte Recipes

Chai Latte: 2 Chai tea bags 6 oz hot water for 3 minutes 3 pumps of vanilla syrup (or small glass) 4 oz milk Cinnamon on top London Fog Latte: 2 Earl Grey tea bags  3 pumps of vanilla syrup (or small glass) 6 oz hot water for 3 minutes 4 oz steamed milk ​ *same steps for all other tea lattes *adjust sugar-level based on customer request ​ ​ Matcha Latte: Mix 2 teaspoons of matcha powder and 2 teaspoons of raw sugar with 50 mL of hot water Steam 7-8 oz milk (same amount of milk as normal latte) Iced Matcha Latte: Mix 2 teaspoons of matcha powder and 2 teaspoons of raw sugar with 100 mL hot water Add ice cubes in cup with 250 mL of milk 

Coffee-based drinks

Drip Coffee  - 12 oz in mug or to-go cup Cafe au Lait/Misto - 12 oz: steam 4 oz milk; pour on top of 6 oz drip coffee  ​ Decaf  - If a customer requests decaf coffee or decaf espresso drink: take 18g of decaf beans and pass them through the grinder on the Espresso dial. Decaf coffee: use the Americano recipe Decaf latte or other drink: pull espresso shot as specified in the recipe

Espresso-based drinks

Allongé - 2 oz espresso Shot of espresso with a bit of hot water (1:1) Served in cappuccino glass (¾ full) ½ hot water and ½ espresso To Go: 8 oz cup Americano - 12 oz: pull 2 oz espresso; pour on top of 8-9 oz hot water Shot of espresso with hot water (1:2) Pour water in glass before shot Served in cappuccino glass ⅓ espresso and ⅔ hot water To Go: 12 oz cup Cappuccino - 12 oz: steam 6 oz milk; pour on top of 2 oz espresso Shot of espresso with slightly foamy milk Served in  medium glass To Go: 8 oz cup Cortado - 4 oz: steam 4 oz milk; pour on top of 2 oz espresso  Shot of espresso with micro-foamed milk Served in a medium small glass To Go: 8 oz cup Espresso - 12 oz: pull 2 oz espresso; pour on top of 8-9 oz Straight shot of espresso In smallest glass Serve on small plate with a spoon  To Go: Small espresso cup  Flat White - 12 oz: steam 5 oz milk, 2 shots espresso  Cappuccino with no foam (latte in a cappuccino glass To Go: 8 oz cup Macchiato - 2 oz steamed milk; pour on top of 2 oz espresso Shot of espresso with a bit of foam Served in espresso glass Served with plate and spoon To Go: 8 oz cup Mocha - 12 oz: steam 6 oz milk; pour on top of 2 oz espresso 1 shot glass chocolate syrup  Shot of espresso, 2 oz of chocolate chips, and micro-foamed milk Pour chocolate in latte glass, pour shot over chocolate to melt. Mix and add milk To Go: 12 oz cup Latte  - 12 oz: steam 8 oz milk; pour on top of 2 oz espresso  Shot of espresso with micro-foamed milk Served in big glass To Go: 12 oz cup Red Eye - 12 oz: pull 2 oz espresso; pour on top of 8-9 oz drip coffee 16 oz: pull 2 oz espresso; pour on top of 12-13 oz drip coffee  Shot of espresso in filter coffee Served in latte glass ⅔ filter coffee and ⅓ espresso To Go: 12 oz cup ​ NOTES: All our shots are double shots Always ask what they expect if you are unsure of the drink request

Specialty drinks

Flavoured Latte - 12 oz: steam 7-8 oz milk; pour on top of 2 oz espresso and 2 pumps of rose syrup. Garnish if requested Peppermint Mocha - 12 oz: steam 7-8 oz milk; pour on top 2 oz espresso 1 shot glass mocha, 3.5 pumps peppermint syrup Pumpkin Spice Latte - 12 oz: steam 7-8 oz milk; pour on top 2 oz espresso 1 shot glass pumpkin spice Pumpkin Spice Recipe Boil 2 cup water dissolve 1 cup white sugar. Add to pot. Add to pot on low heat: -½ can (400ml) Pumpkin puree -1 can (250ml) Sweetened condensed milk Add slowly to Pot 1 Tbsp Pumpkin Spice Mix. Mix:  -1 tbsp cinnamon -1 tsp nutmeg -1 teaspoon ginger -½ tsp cloves Heat 10 more minutes on low heat

Cold drinks

Iced Latte - 12 oz: 2 oz espresso over ice and milk To Go: plastic cup Fill with ice Fill with milk Shot at the end *ANY latte can be made as a cold drink. Follow the recipe as usual, just use cold milk instead of steamed milk. Iced Americano - 12 oz: 2 oz espresso over ice and cold water Iced Coffee - 12 oz: Coffee in the fridge with ice; ask if they want cream or sugar! ​ Smoothie: 1/2 frozen banana 1/3 plastic cup berries Fill to top with milk of choic

FOOD

CROISSANT & CHOCOLATINE Set on tray (6 on each) for 30-35 min Pre-heat to 350°C using Convect settings. Place in oven for 18 min. Check if cooked (golden brown and lifted), place on parchment in Cafe. Place croissants in container in fridge at end of the day to be used as sandwiches, or for TooGoodToGo.

BURRITO: At closing, take burritos out of the freezer into the fridge to thaw for next day. Best before 3 days (Burritos thaws in the evening of the 1st will have a best before date of the 4th) In the morning put the burritos in the mini-fridge upstairs. TO SERVE: Heat THAWED burrito in the microwave for 1 min on parchment paper. (If burrito is FROZEN, heat for 1:30min) Heat in oven until tortilla is crisp (about 4-5min) Wrap in wax paper and serve to customer with napkin

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