tia maria

Pronunciation: [tee-uh muh-REE-uh]

A rum-based, coffee-flavored jamaican liqueur made from Blue Mountain coffee. It's drier (see dry) and lighter than kahlúa.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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