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 →
What is flavored coffee?
Well, that really depends on who is doing the flavoring and, if it is not you, what flavoring agents are being used. Flavored coffee can be created from natural herbs, spices, and nuts and from real food extracts. It can also be created from synthetic flavors. Today we breakdown the three basic coffee flavoring techniques... Continue Reading →
Boost the flavor of your coffee with these natural herbs and spices
If you love your coffee and are craving a touch more spice, a bit more texture, or an extra drop of natural sweetness, the following these herbs and spices are that 'little more' you're looking for.
The truth about Certified Organic coffee and why so few small and medium-sized roasters offer it
When speaking about coffee, the term "organic" is complex. There is Certified Organic coffee, noted by a label that says Organic, and organically-grown coffee, also known as natural or passive organic. One is not necessarily cleaner, better for you, or better for the environment than the other.
Pregnant and craving coffee? Well, ladies, you have options!
Good news ladies, pregnancy and coffee sipping need not be mutually exclusive experiences in your life! From a dainty, lemon kissed espresso to a steamy 12-ounce cup of your favorite brew, there are many delicious, much-craved coffee options available to you.
11 Natural, health-boosting coffee sweeteners
Who says sweet can't also be healthy? If you enjoy sugar in your coffee and are looking for some natural alternatives, you are about to be pleasantly surprised. From dried fruit to cocoa to your favorite breakfast topping, we've identified 11 sugar alternatives that taste delicious in coffee and provide a host of health benefits. Sweet... Continue Reading →
3 Delicious holiday flavored coffee mix recipes
Add a little extra spice to your holiday season with these simple, wonderfully aromatic, naturally flavored coffees. You can prepare these mixes one night to one week ahead. They only take minutes to prep and taste delicious -- they also make thoughtful, unique gifts for coffee loving friends! Holiday spiced coffee This lovely holiday spiced coffee... Continue Reading →
Coffee processing: dry, wet, washed, and honey
Coffee processing is the art of transforming freshly picked coffee cherries into what we know as green coffee beans. While processing isn't regularly discussed it plays a determining role in a bean's flavor profile. During processing, nearly all of the material surrounding the cherry's seed is removed and the seed is dried until it reaches... Continue Reading →
Natural decaffeination: Swiss Water and CO2 processes
Decaf can taste like real coffee? Yes! The key to a great, you-don’t-even-know-its-decaf is using a natural, non-toxic decaffeination process and great green beans. Every green coffee bean contains approximately 1,000 naturally occurring chemicals that create what we identify as texture, taste, aroma, and vibrancy. During the decaffeination process, the caffeine chemical is extracted from... Continue Reading →
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