When we think of cloistered Italian monks during the Middle Ages, images of artfully lettered books and scrolls with hand painted borders, a cappella choirs, and carefully tended vineyards comes to mind. Lesser known may be the herbal recipes that were tightly guarded secrets handed down from herb master to apprentice.
Amaretto is one of these delicious and healthful herbal elixirs whose fame has survived the centuries; So Italian in its delicious combination of fruit, herb and nut flavors that tantalize and seduce your palate! Teeccino's Almond Amaretto takes you back to a quieter time when we dearly valued exotic herbs, fruits and spices from far off places we couldn’t dreamed of visiting. Allow a cup of Almond Amaretto to sweetly transport you there!
Ingredients: Roasted organic carob, organic barley, organic chicory, dates, almonds, natural amaretto flavor, organic dates, figs.
By: Sally from Wickenburg, AZ on October 12, 2010
"I love my flavored coffee and now I can have it and not all the other effects from "real" cofee. This actually taste great, I was a little bit afraid it would be like most substitutes and taste wierd, but no it taste great."
Carob pods are highly nutritious and contain a variety of antioxidants known as flavonoids. Carob shares flavonoids in common with tea that have been studied to be highly effective in humans for protecting cells against free radical damage.
Roasted barley is a popular coffee alternative in Italy where it is known as "Caffe d'orzo". Every coffee bar in Italy serves orzo brewed like cappuccinos or coffee!
Roasted chicory root is the popular coffee alternative in France. French coffee is famous for its smooth, less acidic flavor because approximately 30% of French coffee is roasted chicory root. Another variety of chicory produces endive...
Dates and figs slightly sweeten Teeccino's Mediterranean flavors without adding significantly to the calories per serving. Dates and figs contain antioxidants that are water soluble and extract during brewing.
Teeccino's Mediterranean flavors contain golden roasted almonds that create a rich, nutty flavor yet don't add any fat to a cup of Teeccino. Almonds also contain significant quantities of antioxidants including proanthocyanidins (OPCs) and...
Teeccino selects the highest quality, pure natural flavors that are made from flavoring constituents that are extracted from natural ingredients like fruits, spices, herbs and even coffee.