Ever heard of Kopi Joss? It is charcoal coffee and yes it is a thing. To be more specific, it is placing a hot piece of charcoal into a cup of black coffee. I heard about the combination of charcoal and coffee but never thought much about it until I started seeing charcoal lattes … [Read more...] about What is Kopi Joss?
Coffee pairing is the ability to match coffee with certain foods in order to enhance the dining experience. Yes, coffee can be paired with a lot of other types of foods, not just pastries. A good example of this is the salty and starchy American style breakfast, which consists of … [Read more...] about A Simple Guide to Coffee Pairing
Support your local coffee roaster! I have mentioned before in another post that coffee roasting is both a serious art and science. There is certainly a high degree of skill and technique involved in roasting coffee. It is part of the coffee world that I have much respect for … [Read more...] about Support Your Local Coffee Roaster
Someone asked me if French roast coffee was considered fancy coffee. They assumed that because it was “French” that the coffee was high end. This is understandable. The French are renowned for their elegant cuisine. But the assumption is incorrect. I gladly explained what French … [Read more...] about What are the Different Coffee Roast Types?