I love the smell and taste of coffee, but not the effect it has on me. For years, I have struggled with sleepless nights when I have a cappuccino in the morning.
Coffee in other things - pork ribs, ice cream, chocolate and cookies - do not keep me up so much. So Verkade Cafe Noir, crisp biscuits covered with a coffee cream, are perfect. I get a little coffee fix without suffering the consequences.
Of course, this would taste great with a cup of real coffee, but cold soya milk will have to do for me.
Verkade Cafe Noir, $6.41 for a 200g pack, from German Market Place, 609 Bukit Timah Road, tel: 6466-4044, open: 10am to 7pm (Monday to Friday), 9am to 5.30pm (Saturday), closed on Sunday and public holiday.
This article was first published on March 30, 2015.
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