Brew up a storm with Lavazza’s new Espresso Italiano Classico beans iced-coffee recipes

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To meet the demand of a constantly evolving market in the Middle East, Lavazza expands its product portfolio, adding a new line of coffee beans

Dubai, UAE: While it’s important to stay hydrated in the summer heat, nothing tastes quite refreshing as a tasty brewed iced coffee. For the at-home baristas, prepare to dazzle your friends and family with Lavazza’s three iced-coffee preparations pairing perfectly with the newly launched, Lavazza Espresso Italiano Classico beans in the region. 

Available from September 2021 across leading retailers and ecommerce websites in the UAE*, the new coffee beans launch is sweet and delicate, with notes of fruits and a persistent aftertaste. With a careful selection of 100 per cent Arabica beans original from Africa and South & Central America, the blend of Espresso Italiano is expertly roasted and grounded following Lavazza’s high-quality standards. 

Lavazza’s specialised coffee curators have now put together three iced-coffee drinks that you can make with Espresso Italiano Classico beans for a refreshing taste experience in the comfort of your home!

SALENTO-STYLE COFFEE

An iced drink based on coffee and almond milk – a fresh guilty pleasure from Southern Italy

Key tip: start preparing it a few hours in advance, so the milk has time to freeze

Ingredients: 

  • 1 espresso cup of Lavazza coffee
  • 300 ml water
  • 100 grams almond milk syrup 

Preparation method

  • To prepare the almond ice cubes dilute almond-milk syrup with cold water.
  • Then Pour into the ice-cube mould and place in the freezer for at least 3 hours.
  • Prepare an espresso with Lavazza coffee, with a mocha pot or espresso machine.   
  • Turn the cubes of almond milk out of the mould and put 6 or 7 in a large glass. 
  • Pour the hot coffee over the ice without sweetening.

Presentation: Serve the Salento-Style coffee in a tumbler – and the first sip will immediately bring you to Southern Italy!

ICED MOCHA

The classic combination of cream and chocolate blends with the taste of coffee

Ingredients: 

  • 1 espresso cup of Lavazza coffee
  • Milk 
  • Cocoa
  • Sugar
  • Chocolate
  • Whipped cream

Preparation method:

  • Bring 1 litre of milk to the boil.
  • Add cocoa and sugar, then lower the heat
  • Reduce the chocolate for 10 minutes or more, depending on the desired consistency. Then let it cool.
  • In the meantime, prepare the coffee. 
  • Put the ice in a tumbler, mix the cold chocolate with 50 ml of milk, and pour the mixture onto the ice.
  • Pour the coffee and top with whipped cream.

VANILLA ICED COFFEE

A refreshing drink where coffee aroma and vanilla sweetness harmoniously blend!

Ingredients: 

  • 1 espresso cup of Lavazza coffee 
  • 150 ml milk
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla syrup
  • 6/8 coffee (mocha pot) ice cubes 

Preparation method

  • To prepare the coffee ice cubes, take the ice moulds, and pour in the coffee.
  • It is important not to sweeten the coffee otherwise it will not freeze.
  • Fill a 300 ml tumbler with the coffee ice cubes and pour in 250 ml of milk.
  • Prepare, then dissolve the vanilla syrup into the coffee.
  • Then pour it over the milk and the ice. Your Vanilla Iced Latte is ready!

Coffee lovers who want to explore the flavorful coffee drinks can buy the new Espresso Italiano Classico beans from leading retailers across UAE. *Available from September 2021 at Carrefour, Lulu and Geant stores and online.

About Lavazza Group:

Lavazza, founded in Turin in 1895, has been owned by the Lavazza family for four generations. As one of the world’s most important coffee roasters, the Group now operates in more than 140 countries through its subsidiaries and distributors, with 70% of revenues generated abroad and a total of over 4,000 employees. Companies that form part of the Lavazza Group include France’s Carte Noire and ESP (acquired in 2016 and 2017 respectively), Denmark’s Merrild (2015), North America’s Kicking Horse Coffee (2017), Italy’s Nims (2017), and the business of Australia’s Blue Pod Coffee Co (2018). At the end of 2018, following an acquisition, the Lavazza Professional Business Unit was created, which includes the Office Coffee Service (OCS) and Vending systems Flavia and Klix.