Coffee Sauce

Salsa di Caffè

Preparation info
  • Makes

    3 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
La Terra Fortunata

By Fred Plotkin

Published 2001

  • About

With coffee a touchstone flavor of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, one finds versions of this sauce throughout the region. It goes beautifully with ice cream, but I also like to pour some onto a plate before setting apiece of sponge cake, chocolate cake, gubana, or pinza on top of it. Once, in Lignano, I had an unusual dish that did work well, but it raises culinary eyebrows because it is really far afield from classical combinations and would taste dreadful unless made by the most accomplish