I’ve been thinking about the topic for this post since late 2019. I’ve even drafted something, but reading through that now it doesn’t capture the message I really want to put out to everyone who reads this blog. So this is an entirely new draft of an idea I have been thinking about for a long time: Your coffee is loud not strong.
You may have seen recent articles about an alarming number of coffee species facing extinction. Here’s another (albeit less informed) one
I’ve touched on it with the second part of the “Instant coffee, is it Kape” series. Those lovely, complex flavored Arabica beans are in danger of extinction because the places where they grow are dying out.
The study being referenced by the articles was conducted by the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens in the UK, Continue reading “You may have seen recent articles about an alarming number of coffee species facing extinction. Here’s another (albeit less informed) one”
If you are as old as me, you’ll remember that there was a rotunda in Kapitolyo and that there was a stately looking structure where capitol commons is now. Pasig was once the capital of Rizal Province and the Provincial Capitol, you guessed it, was in Kapitolyo. Heck, even after Pasig became part of Metro Manila, the Governor of Rizal’s seat was still here at Kapitolyo. How do I know this? My mom once worked in a PCI Bank Branch and her friends were transferred to the Kapitolyo branch, which was near my alma mater. Thus, there were times when she took me on her visits there. What the hell is a PCI Bank? It’s what we know as BDO today.
Where’s my alma mater? Well I can’t share that to you. Moving on. Continue reading “Spending time with your bitter half”
Does instant coffee really taste inferior to brewed coffee? I talked extensively about the quality of beans and the instant coffee manufacturers not caring about taste as long as they sell a lot. For actual coffee fanatics (I do not consider myself as one), the difference will be pronounced. But how about average Joes like us?
Stay with me here. I repeat: Smart Phone Cameras were made (invented even!) for shooting coffee!
Filipinos are heavy coffee drinkers. However, there are but a few of that population who have embraced specialty coffee shops – and it’s all because of Politicians. Stay with me here.