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Virtual Book Club Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

Virtual Book Club Commonwealth
by Ann Patchett

December is the perfect time to find your favorite spot and settle in with your coffee for a longer read. Remember this is a virtual book club. We won’t check on your progress, but you might spy another reader at your local Caffe Ladro. Maybe the two of you will discuss […]

December 15th, 2016|Virtual Book Club|0 Comments

Virtual Book Club When Breath Becomes Air

Join us this fall as we Virtual Book Club When Breath Becomes Air, written by neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi.

This memoir, published posthumously, is an introspective look at life and what makes it worth living; at work and what work is worth doing; and at death and what makes a good death– if such a thing exists.

“Where there is […]

September 12th, 2016|Virtual Book Club|0 Comments

Cold Brew Coffee Brined Chicken

Try this Cold Brew Coffee Brined Chicken recipe!
This recipe from the good folks over at Food52 really caught our imagination. Coffee and chicken? Yes, please!

We modified the recipe slightly to use our Ladro Cold Brew instead of freshly brewed coffee. Cold Brew maintains a bold flavor while holding a lower final acidity, and it’s easier to […]

September 7th, 2016|Cold Brew Coffee, Recipes|0 Comments

Cold Brew Coffee Popsicles to the rescue

These Dog Days — Cold Brew Coffee Popsicles to the rescue!

You might still like your morning mug of hot coffee, even in summer. But the rest of these dog days are for cold brew popsicles! We made this recipe easy. No mixing bowl and no clean up;  that mess would make you hot from washing […]

August 5th, 2016|Cold Brew Coffee, Recipes|0 Comments

Chocolate Cold Brew Popsicles

Time for Something Frozen — Chocolate Cold Brew Popsicles 

Ready to stop adulting for a little while? We sure are. Remember childhood summers filled with popsicles? Add a bit of cold brew coffee and chocolate to the equation, and suddenly we’re kids again! Well, kids who are allowed to drink coffee. Try serving these at your next backyard […]

August 5th, 2016|Cold Brew Coffee|0 Comments

Scott Baldwin–Wholesale Coffee Director

Wholesale Coffee Director
We sat down with Scott Baldwin to gather a profile of his work history and life.  He kindly answered a few questions for us.
How did I come to coffee?
As a warehouse manager for a local coffee syrup company, and was exposed to Seattle coffee roasters while making deliveries. At that time, my favorite drinks were flavored […]

July 26th, 2016|Caffe Ladro|0 Comments

Cascara Tea Now Available

Cascara Tea

Cascara is the name for the dried fruit of the coffee cherry. The word originated in late 19th century Spain–cascara sagrada–meaning sacred bark. According to FreshCup.com, cascara tastes sweet and fruity with notes of rose hip, hibiscus, cherry, red current, and mango. Cascara tea contains significantly less caffeine than coffee.

Using the dried husk or pulp of […]

July 19th, 2016|Caffe Ladro, Recipes, tea|3 Comments

Adrienne Kerrigan Wholesale Marketing Coordinator

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Adrienne Kerrigan Wholesale Marketing Coordinator

Wholesale Marketing Coordinator, Adrienne Kerrigan, first worked as a barista at a small Seattle bakery in 2007, after dabbling in teaching and editing. She eventually found her way to the Seattle warehouse of Tony’s Coffees and Teas. When Ladro started roasting, she joined the Caffe Ladro team. She is great with […]

July 13th, 2016|Caffe Ladro|0 Comments

Grit Virtual Book Club

Grit Virtual Book Club

Genius grants are desired by many and received by few. The MacCarthur Foundation supports “creative people, effective institutions, and influential networks building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world.” Ladro is excited to share Grit Virtual Book Club this summer. Grit written by Angela Duckworth, shares “everything she learned about grit as a scientist, […]

June 24th, 2016|Caffe Ladro, Virtual Book Club|0 Comments

Summer Ladro Coffee Drinks

Summer Ladro Coffee Drinks
Summer brings us long days!  Who doesn’t want to enjoy a refreshing drink while taking in the warm days and cool nights?  We offer five summer Ladro coffee drinks for you to try. We’d love to see photos of your versions of these summer Ladro coffee drinks.
Siciliano (makes 2 servings)
2oz sweet vermouth

1 1/2oz […]

June 23rd, 2016|Cold Brew Coffee, Recipes|0 Comments