News

Affogato with Jeanette Fletcher

Posted by john cozzarelli on

Jeanette is a New Jersy local Baker/Caketress currently working at Erie coffeeshop and Bakery in Rutherford. She is a beautiful person inside and out who makes beautiful desserts. I often find in baking there is a compromise between aesthetic and flavor, meaning when there is an emphasis on aesthetic it often lacks flavor. This couldn't be further from the truth in Jeanette's case. Her cakes always look amazing and they taste even better, her pallet and ability to combine flavors is fantastic!

Read more →


Cooking With Mama Cozz- Episode 2 Tiramisu

Posted by john cozzarelli on

In episode one we really pushed the limits of creativity by making shrimp scampi in a coffee pot. For episode two we thought it would be in the best interest to take a more traditional approach. Here is Mama Cozz’s decadent Tiramisu. Tiramisu is an Italian dessert, whose name translates to “pick me up”. It is something between a cake and a bread pudding depending on who makes it. Sometimes it’s coffee flavor-forward sometimes it’s a rum flavor forward. This recipe was inspired by a trip to Italy my mother took. While there she attended a cooking class in the...

Read more →


Comendatori Cocktail with Wolfsbane Cocktails

Posted by john cozzarelli on

The Commendatori Cocktail created by Wolfsbane Cocktails combines fresh tropical coconut and pineapple flavors with classic italian flavors of Cannolis and Espresso. Featuring Cozz Death Bed Blend

Read more →


Cooking with Mama Cozz

Posted by john cozzarelli on

If there’s two things I love it’s my mom’s cooking and coffee. Please enjoy as we explore all the ways to combine cooking and coffee. This dish was inspired by a trip my grandparents and great uncles took to New Orleans many years ago. The story goes that on their annual vacation they would always try to save a buck on food. On their trip to NOLA they noticed that everywhere they went the dishes had shrimp so they decided to cook their own. Given that they were on a road trip, they didn’t have many tools to cook. My...

Read more →