I have several recipes that call for instant espresso. I have looked all over my small town for this with no luck! I know that I can use xtra strong coffee (which is what I have been doing), but I would like to find the espresso. Anyone who uses this, I would love to hear where you purchase it! TIA
Nikki, I live in New York and find it at all the big grocery chains. It's a very small glass jar, the one I get is made by Medaglia D'Oro. It's in the coffee aisle, not the specialty food aisle (but you can check where they have other Italian specialty food too!) When I use it, btw, I sift it to make the grains smaller and easier to incorporate. Good luck! Theresa
I find mine a the health food stores???
I use the same brand that theresaf uses and my local Safeway carries it, but Walmart doesn't.
They have 1 brand at my local Fred Meyer store that I use to make a mocha chocolate mousse.
Fred Meyer is owned by Kroger. Maybe you have one of those? If not, they sell it all over online.
Thumbs up for Medaglia D'Oro. I can't get it locally, but amazon has it in various quantities.
Medalgia D'Oro is the only instant espresso I'll use.
DOtto on the megdalia d'oro ...love it!
Funny how this posted today. I just received a copy of a Cuise at Home cooking magazine that had an article in it about Espresso Powder. Pictured is the Megdalia d'Oro which I use (from Safeway). They also mention that standard "instant coffee" isn't a good replacement because it isn't as fine. Also mentions you can find it at Williams-Sonoma, on-line at King Arthur's Flour or suggests the Starbuck French Roast VIA in its place. I'm sure Amazon will have it.
I have an automatic Espresso Machine so I'll usually brew a super strong shot and use that. Power can give you much more intense flavor without adding too much liquid though.