One Drink Too Many (part 2)

pexels-photo-192527As promised, I am back with your coffee fix. In my last post we covered a handful of coffee drinks all of which you can order at any coffee shop you please. The point of this is to encourage you all to venture out and try different drinks. I know first hand how intimidating it could be to try something new, especially when you do not really know much about what you are trying. So today we will be talking about cappuccinos, flat whites, mochas, and, my personal favorite, the affogato.  Continue reading

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One Drink Too Many

pexels-photo-147550Walking into a coffee shop, you may find yourself becoming a bit confused, or even overwhelmed, when looking at the menu. Even though your curiosity is a little peaked, you do not really know what most of these drinks consist of, so in order to avoid looking uneducated in front of the slightly intimidating barista, you order your plain black coffee and leave. But what were those other drinks? What do all these names mean? Continue reading

More Than Just Coffee

pexels-photo-92019Usually when we walk into our local coffee shop, we order our coffee by size and flavor. Essentially, we see coffee as just that; nothing more, nothing less. But the truth is that our favorite morning beverage and energy drink goes beyond the simple word “coffee”. There are four main types that I will be covering: American, Espresso, Lungo, and Ristretto. Continue reading

Harvest Time

pexels-photo-170383To most people, coffee is the tiny brown beans you catch a glimpse of as your barista sets out to grind a new batch. Many of us fail to acknowledge or understand that coffee does not just sprout out of the ground, ready to be brewed into our morning ‘pick me up’. There is an entire process, some may even say an art, to harvesting coffee.  Continue reading