I have always been a fan of coffee since I can remember, and I have been brewing my own coffee at home since 2016. I started out with the French Press since it was the fastest, easiest, and cheapest way for me to brew my own coffee. It wasn’t until the lockdown in 2020 that... Continue Reading →
What Is Cold Brew Coffee?
In the Philippines, cold brew coffee has become popular in the past five years or so after it has been introduced by top-selling coffee chains; at the same time, this is hardly a new way of preparing coffee. Cold brew coffee has been around for centuries, and it dates back to the 1600s, usually attributed... Continue Reading →
Six Tips for Better French Press Coffee
Coffee has been a staple for many of us. Most of us, to be very quite honest, have built our personalities on our love for coffee. Most of us say we cannot function without coffee first and that coffee runs in our veins. At the same time, with the current state of the world, our... Continue Reading →
i saw you through the glass walls of the coffee shop, your smile lighting up the entire room. i heaved a sigh as i mustered every ounce of confidence i had to cannonball into this uncharted waters. i lifted my phone, screen off, and used it as a mirror while i practiced my smile. i... Continue Reading →
coffee and cigarette
you are coffee: something i can live without yet a craving i can never satisfy. you fill my day and take away my weakness. you are the distant warmth that comforts me, the scent that takes away my weary, the breath of caffeine underneath my sheets and on my skin. you are the heat that... Continue Reading →
Let’s Get LoCo!
Coffee has always been a staple for me; I cannot function well unless I have my cup of coffee to start the day. And when it comes to coffee, I am an oxymoron: I am both adventurous and particular about how it is prepared. Here in Roxas, I get my beans from supermarkets (usually Sumatra... Continue Reading →
You Were My Coffee
You were my coffee-- some say a luxury, and for me a necessity. You were my coffee, and you were how I wanted it to be: sometimes sweet, sometimes smooth, sometimes dark, sometimes strong. You were my coffee: you kept me all night long, you made my heart race, you kept me warm, you gave... Continue Reading →
Love, Pain, and Coffee Beans
The smell of coffee filled the room, which delighted Czak very much. For him, that very scent is power, a source of inspiration and energy. It lifts him up when he is down, it provides him creative fuel when he can’t write, it wakes him up when he is sleepy, and so many other things. For him, coffee is life.
Coffee for a Cause
Water is one of man’s basic needs in order to survive; however, it is sad that not all in this world are fortunate enough to have access to free clean water, or worse, not even have access to clean water alone. People in Laos are few of those unfortunate ones. Gratefully, kind-hearted people are putting... Continue Reading →