First Encounter with Affogato at Don CamposTuesday, August 14, 2012
I had my first taste of Affogato recently at Don Campos, the best brew bar in Sydney according to t...
Affogato is an interesting mix of vanilla ice-cream and a shot of espresso. It's great for non-coffee drinkers like me because you feel like you're just having coffee flavoured dessert. I can finally order something else besides hot chocolate now! The only flip side is, only a handful of cafes serve affogato. :S
We were there on a terribly windy weekend where strong winds of 100km/hr were wrecking havoc all over Sydney. It was certainly very comforting to sit indoors for a hot drink and ice-cream.
Despite its relatively inaccessible location, it is surprisingly crowded. I guess the accolades and testimonials from customers were huge draws. It is incredible to know that one would go to such extents just to get the best coffee!
JW took a barista course recently and it's fascinating to know that so much precision is involved in coffee-making. Did you know that the temperature of the milk affects the flavour of the coffee too?
I am a complete noob when it comes to coffee and needless to say, all these fancy equipment are so alien to me.
The only reason why I visit cafes is for the ambience, which is conducive for cozy gatherings. I also love to browse through the papers or magazines over a cup of anything (even water is fine) as well as catch up on the latest happenings with my other half and friends.