Coffee, like chocolate, is a pretty complex food with hundreds of flavour compounds. It means you can match it with lots of other types of foods, depending on the aromas. People tend to think of coffee as bitter (which of course it is), but it can also be fruity, acidic, smoky, sweet, earthy… the list goes on. This sauce takes inspiration from the harissa spice mix to make something more like a chilli sauce.
The coffee gives the sauce an amazing rich, velvety consistency,
A warm sauce that has flavour over kick