Show off Your Home #CoffeeSetup

Calling all Coffee Pros and coffee enthusiasts. Would you like to be part of my coffee kitchen setup project? Be part of the “Coffee Kitchen’s We Have to See” Series.

This will be a fun way for the coffee community – Pros & Coffee Enthusiasts who appreciate great coffee- to share your pour over bar and set up at home. And your kitchen coffee decor. Read on for more details. Continue reading “Show off Your Home #CoffeeSetup”

Cafe Latte vs Cappuccino

With corporate advertising, words like cappuccino and latte are thrown around so much it has almost lost its original meaning. So when you go from a big chain to an independent cafe, the drinks will more than likely look and taste completely different.

The main reason these drinks taste so different is because larger chains have “Americanized” the cappuccino so the coffee taste isn’t as pronounced. Smaller cafe’s, especially independent specialty shops, care more about quality, traditional espresso drink sizes, and educating customers so you’re most likely to receive a traditional version.

What IS the correct definition of these drinks and how do you remember the difference? Continue reading “Cafe Latte vs Cappuccino”

Could You Be a Barista?

So, you want to be a Barista?

You may want to be a Barista for a variety of reasons. You simply need a job to pay the bills. The idea of being a Barista is a “fantasy” job. Or, you truly have a passion for learning all you can about coffee and serving customers. The latter is the preferred reasoning although money helps.

Whatever your reason, there are some things you should know before applying to this position. Over all it’s an amazing job, but it’s not for everyone. Do you have what it takes to be a Barista? Continue reading “Could You Be a Barista?”