JULIET BUMOLO-MORALES: KASIBU BUILDER REVIVES COFFEE

  by Chit Juan (The Ultimate Coffee Guide, March 2016)   “We used to see coffee trees all around these mountains,” she tells me in our pick up while we enter the areas of Ifugao, just a few towns from her hometown of Kasibu. Nestled between two mountain ranges in Eastern Northern Luzon, Kasibu was… Read More

SPILLING THE BEANS: HOW SILCA COFFEE ROASTED ITS WAY TO SUCCESS

  by Marilen Fontanilla (The Ultimate Coffee Guide, October 2015)   Silca Coffee Roasting Company (Silca) bestows this promise it has built its business on, “freshly roasted coffee from our family to yours.” It might sound too cliché in its simplicity but having met sibling owners Michael and Carolyn Asuncion, I realized how accurately it… Read More

Hearts On The Cup

  Barista champion Vanessa Caceres reveals how to make latte art   MATERIALS: espresso machine fresh milk (cold) coffee (medium to dark roast) barista pitcher (with a narrow spout) barista latte art pen MATERIALS: Steam the milk at 150-160°F using an espresso machine to make a microfoam (also known as wet foam because of its… Read More

Philippine Coffee Board joins Thaifex 2014

Philippine Coffee Board will again join THAIFEX in Bangkok, Thailand from May 21-25. Philippine Arabicas will be available for sampling and for sale in green beans and roasted samples. Please contact us for details : admin.pcbi@gmail.com Please follow and like us: