Food pairing is not just for wine lovers. Just like wine, certain dishes work well with different kinds of coffee. So next time you step into your favourite coffee shop, follow this quick guide to enjoying your coffee better.
What is it: Brewed by forcing a small amount of nearly boiling water under pressure through finely ground coffee.
Tastes best with: sandwiches, pasta, pizza, French fries, cookies, bread.
* Filter coffee
What is it: ground coffee kept inside a chamber and filled with hot water, which filters down.
Tastes best with: South Indian items like dosa and idli.
What is it: Foamed milk and espresso.
Tastes best with: Hot dogs, cheese sandwiches, samosa.
What is it: Steamed milk and espresso.
Tastes best with: Cookies, pastries, anything with chocolate.
What is it: A coffee drink blended with ice.
Tastes best with: Sandwiches, omelette, samosa and pakora.
-Inputs by Kunal Ross, founder of The Indian Bean and Jignesh Shah, founder of Jewel Aromantic.