When the flowers begin to peep through the soil it is the ideal time for a unique, bright, and light spring latte. Here is the queen's take on a lavender infused-honey latte. The smell alone is evocative of a field of lavender on a warm spring day. What you will need Double shot of espresso... Continue Reading →
Nantic means “our mother” in the ancient Mayan language of Tzeltal, and 'our mother' beautifully describes the story behind this wonderfully aromatic coffee. High-grown on the soaring, nutrient-rich soil of Mexico's Chiapas Highlands, this stunning coffee hails from smallholder farms...
Do you have a sweet tooth that can't be denied? Are you always ready for that next cup of coffee? Do you find yourself looking for that buzz that only chocolate and coffee can give you? If you answered yes to any of those questions, these 4 candy bar-inspired coffee concoctions are tailor-made just for... Continue Reading →
Today, we are talking about a different kind of buzz, the bee, and how one of our favorite summer friends is proving increasingly vital to small farm coffee growers as the globe warms.
Delicious brown sugar, crushed pecans, and coffee combine to make this delectable, sticky-sweet, and nutty latte. Below are three equally delicious takes on the queen's praline latte -- trust me, anyone you choose will be worth the calories! What you will need A double shot of espresso or 1 cup of strongly brewed coffee A... Continue Reading →
In a world where flat whites are trendy, espressos are sophisticated, and a fine drip cup is educated, the good 'ol cup of joe is the steady, understated everyman's drink. It's a friend and the fun kind at that -- the one with dubious origins and a touch of scandal. From outright insult to an interesting amalgamation, here are the potential origins of the phrase cup of joe.
In this entry, we up-cycle Queen Bean coffee burlap into beautiful flowers. Throw in a little glue, paint, and crafting materials to add your own unique signature to these easy-to-follow instructions. The finished products may be used as gift decorations, ornaments on a wreath, or even a lovely broach. Make your own burlap daisy This... Continue Reading →
Purchasing a coffee subscription is a commitment most of us enter somewhat blindly. In this entry, we are shedding light on subscription nuances, describing what we've found -- based on our years of offering coffee subscriptions -- to be subscription pros, subscription cons, and questions to ask before subscribing.
Coconut coffee and chocolate -- what a combination! Here is the Queen's take on a coconut espresso martini (with a healthy dose of chocolate). Enjoy! Ingredients 3 ounces vodka2 ounces Espresso1.5 ounces Creme de Cacao2 tablespoons coconut cream2 tablespoons simple vanilla syrupCocktail shaker half filled with crushed iceDark chocolate sauce Directions https://videopress.com/v/gmlGsFdG?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata 1.) Squeeze a... Continue Reading →