A few years back we wrote about the majesty and beauty that is a 3AM visit to Cafe Du Monde in New Orleans, for the divine pairing of chicory coffee and powder sugar drenched beignets. And during the Fruit Bombs and Fermentation tour with Counter Culture Coffee, did the entire van get a dozen donuts to pair with some Dunkin’ Donuts Hazelnut Coffee? You better believe it.
Yes, friends, it’s true: nothing goes better with coffee than a big, beautiful donut.
The fine folks at Saveur celebrate the pairing of the chicory and beignet, and several others, in this beautiful comic written by Sprudgie Award winning journalist Erin Meister and cartoonist/illustrator Lucy Knisley. More from Saveur (it’s pronounced Sah-verrr):
In today’s recipe comic, cartoonist and illustrator Lucy Knisley(who previously shared with us her love for orange-colored foods as well as her Tanzanian Travelogue) paired up with writer Erin Meister to pay tribute to the addictively delicious pairing of warm sweet donuts and fresh hot coffee, whether it’s a nibble of French Crullers that complements a sip of dark-roasted coffee, the double-decadence of jelly donuts with cappucino, or the sweet-bitter play of glazed donuts with a shot ...