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Exotic Tradition

Hot beverages are given international flair with exotic ingredients

Implications - Beverages like hot chocolate and coffee are cafe staples, but as consumers seek more exotic flavor in their cuisine, these varieties are receiving an international overhaul. Incorporating spices and flavors, this mixing of international with continental satisfies a growing demand for adventurous cuisine.
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Feb 15 — Dec 15
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Customizable Tea Startups
Customizable Tea Startups
Indian Chai Cafe Chaayos Hopes to Honor Their Heritage With Desi Chai
This Indian startup is an experimental chai cafe that specialized in customized tea, with 25 varieties and 12,000 possibilities. Chaayos is a modern interpretation of Indian tea rooms (known as chai... MORE
Aromatic Indian Coffee Recipes
Aromatic Indian Coffee Recipes
This South Indian Filter Coffee is Unmatched in Flavor
South Indian filter coffee is both an everyday staple and a luxury across southern India. An alternative to modern coffee brewing, this traditional southern Indian take on coffee has an unmatched... MORE
Matcha Coconut Lattes
Matcha Coconut Lattes
This Flavored Coffee Recipe Blends Unexpected Ingredients
This flavored coffee recipe from lifestyle blog Love and Lemons is infused with matcha and coconut ingredients. The blended beverage is infused with Aiya Cooking Grade Matcha, Aiya Matcha Zen Cafe... MORE
Tahitian Orange Coffees
Tahitian Orange Coffees
The 'Caffe Rico' Makes Use of Authentic Ingredients from Tahiti
At Menotti’s Coffee Stop, an orange coffee beverage by the name of ‘Caffe Rico’ channels authentic flavors from Tahiti. Fresh ingredients like lemon zest and house-made vanilla syrup... MORE
Vietnamese Egg Coffee
Vietnamese Egg Coffee
Away with Lily Shares an Easy and Bizarre Caffeinated Beverage Recipe
Vietnam may be known for many things, but one of the oddest albeit delicious has to be the Egg Coffee.  Yet the drink isn’t simply a cup of coffee with a raw egg cracked into it. Although... MORE
Tahini Hot Chocolate Recipes
Tahini Hot Chocolate Recipes
This Tahini Hot Chocolate is Creamy and Nutritious
You may think of tahini paste as something that only belongs in shawarma and falafel sandwiches, but this tahini hot chocolate recipe—brought to you by the folks at Bon Appetit—clearly... MORE

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