Inspired by bushwickgirl in another thread about Hermits, I've been thinking about coffee as an ingredient. I always put Medalio d'Oro espresso powder in chocolate recipes (along with freshly ground black pepper and/or cayenne) , and in toffee and caramels- to deepen the flavor, and now i'm going to try it in Hermits.
I've seen recipes that include it in a roast lamb, and in mexican moles.
What do you use coffee for? Ever use it in savory cooking? vegetable dishes, soups? And what effect does it give you? Thanks much.