Oct 7

Frappe Day

Invented by accident at the 1957 International Trade Fair in Thessaloniki by a Nestlé employee, this ice-cold coffee beverage has since travelled the world. Whilst the original recipe might be too sweet to stomach, there a lot of online websites that offer alternatives such as a vegan frappe or fruit frappe. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, there are interesting international variations, such as the addition of adzuki beans (red beans) in Japan or dulce de leche in Argentina. Today could be the day you invent the South African variation!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s