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Rohan Marley’s sustainable coffee empire now has a new cookbook of coffee-infused cocktails and cuisine! If you love coffee, you’ll find at least one recipe to drool over in The Marley Coffee Cookbook. There’s a strong coffee connection for each and every dish whether it is infused with a mocha theme or rocks an espresso flavor.
“Coffee came into my life for a purpose…to help the communities that depend on coffee for their lives.” – Rohan Marley
First let’s talk a little bit about Rohan Marley, son of Bob Marley. Rohan is committed to supporting clean water initiatives and giving back to communities where Marley Coffee sources coffee He is also the ambassador to Water Wise Coffee Project, which works to improve water access, protections, and cleanliness in coffee-producing countries around the world.
Now let’s talk about Master Chef Maxcel Hardy III. He spent many nights cooking and eating dishes in his New York apartment to create The Marley Coffee Cookbook: One Love, Many Coffees & 100 Recipes. You may recognize Chef Maxcel as a contestant on Chopped and he also cooks for award-winning hip hop and R&B artists, professional athletes including Amar’e Stoudemire, and dignitaries like the Prince of Dubai and the Prime Minister of Turks and Caicos.
From salads to mains and more, you’ll find recipes like sweet potato waffles with pecan coffee syrup and grilled salmon with a coffee, maple, and ginger glaze, fried plantains with coffee sugar, coffee spice blend-marinated lamb ribs with guava barbecue sauce. Did I mention how much these Caribbean-influenced recipes will have you drooling?!
There are several coffee-infused cocktails for your drinking pleasure. Signature cocktails from Rohan and Maxcel like delicious Espresso Martinis that are perfect for Thirsty Thursday!
Each chapter kicks off with anecdotes from Rohan Marley, about becoming a coffee farmer and family meals growing up with his dad, Bob Marley. Other highlights of The Marley Coffee Cookbook include:
- Recipes for infused oils and vinaigrettes
- Coffee-infused curries and stews
- How to brine and infuse with coffee
Learn more about The Marley Coffee Cookbook!