Learning how to Cup Coffee

How to Taste Coffee Like A Pro – Step by Step Cupping Guide

Before we go any further, let me define What is Coffee Cupping? Coffee cupping is the controlled process of assessing the taste and aroma of brewed coffee to choose the best quality of roasted coffee beans. Coffee cupping is steadily growing in popularity as a bucket list item among those for whom drinking coffee has become a passion. Frequent cupping …

Coconut Oil and Coffee

Is Coconut Oil And Coffee a good combination?

Let me start with a little story. I had this older client who would come into my shop every week to buy 1 pound of coffee. When I met him for the first time I would say he would weighed about 225 pounds. Then about 2 months later I noticed after coming in week after week that he had gotten …

Health Benefits of Cinnamon and Coffee

A Guide On Why You Should Add Cinnamon To Your Coffee

Cinnamon is truly an amazing spice as its both healthy and great tasting. Its’s one of the few recommendations I tell people to add to their coffee when I am asked about what sweetner to add, other then sugar, to their coffees. The reason I suggest cinnamon is because I think it can complement some of the notes in coffee …

Iced Frappe in Greece

How is a Frappe different then a Latte or Frappuccino?

Don’t go anywhere, it isn’t going take long to tell you what a Frappe is in its purest form. A Frappe is simply a iced coffee drink, originally made with Nescafe Instant Coffee, with just water, ice and sugar added. Yep… that’s it! That’s a Frappe! Although you may have heard a lot about this drink called a Frappe as …

Americano Coffee

What is an Americano? A Helpful Guide

So lets start with: What is an Americano Coffee? Its is simply one or two shots of espresso with hot water added either before or after the coffee. At the coffee shop I would often have people ask me what are the differences between certain types of coffee. For example, they would ask about a Latte Vs. Cappuccino or a …