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I can't combine black coffee (is it the correct term for any coffee without milk and sugar?) with any food since my coffee started coming out tasty (not just a black bitter liquid) 😭

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6 minutes ago, Opeth said:

I can't combine black coffee (is it the correct term for any coffee without milk and sugar?) with any food since my coffee started coming out tasty (not just a black bitter liquid) 😭

Read over this thread from the start and was so surprised that only one other person said they don't like to eat with coffee. I find that any food interferes with the taste.

For me it's the same with beer and wine as well - I like to keep things separate, and any food is just in the way. I need to take a few sips of the drink to get rid of the food and taste the drink again. I love beer, but on an empty stomach before (or instead of) a meal. With food I drink water. :-)     

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I have nothing with espresso, just coffee on its own. With milk drinks I do tend to eat my own produce, I always have some traybake, buns, kolace, pastry ready. I eat a lot even without coffee, but the milk doesn't sit right in my stomach unless I eat something with it. Milky coffee is just once a day thing for me, I mostly drink espresso.

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Pasteis de natas 👌

But to be fair Nata's go with anything, anytime and indeed are excellent on their own or better still with more Nata's.........

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Cantucci, Biscotti or similar. Much as I love home made cookies and brownies, home made cantucci is better with coffee, less sweet.

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I like to have a cookie or a chocolate with my coffee, depending on where I am. If I am at home and it's the afternoon, I'll usually dip into my cupboard to see if I can find a chocolatey treat. In cafes, I like a cookie. I recently had a raspberry and white chocolate cookie at my local cafe which paired great with a flat white.

I don't always eat when I drink coffee. Usually I order a milky coffee when I am out and I don't need anything else.

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Absolutely nothing, I mean if I want to really enjoy a coffee I will drink it straight and saviour the moment.

I find myself doing this more and more often before facing the day at work which is sheer chaos for 10-12 hours since Feb.

On a side note if I'm in a decent coffee shop and being a bit indulgent then a nice brownie, one place (I forget where) had a selection of baklava and I did find this mix went really, and I mean really well with a flat white.

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