THE ART OF COFFEE DRINKING

There’s nothing quite like a fresh start Coffee is not just a drink. It’s a wonderful sensational experience! To fully appreciate the aromas and flavors of our coffee drinks, we should make it a habit to cleanse our mouths properly before taking the first sip. What’s the best way to cleanse our palates? There are […]

HOW TO BUY COFFEE BEANS, PART IV.

What to look for when buying coffee beans: 1 . The Altitude of the plantation affects a coffee’s quality and taste. It needs to be taken into account that within the same coffee growing region, the coffee plants may grow at various different altitudes. Higher elevations produce harder, higher quality beans. The harder the beans […]

SHADE GROWN COFFEE CHERRIES

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is today. – Chinese proverb Trees on Coffee plantation We need trees. Why are trees so important? According to the Irish Botanist, Diana Beresford-Kroeger, trees are the most important living organisms on earth! Trees protect and feed our planet. They […]

THE AROMA OF TARRAZU, COSTA RICA

TARRAZU We rented a car for 1 week and explored the Tarrazu region, which is located in the Central Highlands of Costa Rica. This area is a gourmet coffee growing center of the country and a mecca for coffee-lovers. While driving through the highlands and valleys, we passed many coffee fields. We saw quiet mountain […]

ROMANTIC MORNING WITH CUP OF COFFEE

The new day always starts with coffee Many people say: “My day starts after a cup of coffee.” I say: “My day already starts when I prepare my coffee.” I wake up slowly as soon as I start smelling the aromas when opening the coffee bag and grinding the beans. I like to smell the […]