COFFEE AND CHOCOLATE ESPAÑOL

Ingredients: 3 ounces dark chocolate 1/4 cup water 1/2 cup strong coffee (hot) 4 tbsp sugar a pinch of salt 3 1/2 cups milk 1/2 cup cream a dash of cinnamon powder 1 cinnamon stick Procedure: Melt dark chocolate in a double boiler. Add water and blend well. Add coffee, sugar, and salt. Heat milk… Read More

IN LOVE WITH PHILIPPINE COFFEE

If you’ve a free half hour at the least, brew yourself a cup of coffee and sit down with Roberto S. Francisco’s A Coffee Journal. Richly informative and deeply personal, this beautiful book tells the evocative, dramatic story of Philippine coffee in a way that’s never been done before. The pages pull you in until… Read More

KAHAWA SUG OF THE TAUSUG

The Filipinos love their coffee, and Philippine coffee is rich in taste, variety, culture, and history. Down south of the country, in the Sulu archipelago, the Tausug people enjoy their home-grown signature coffee, the Kahawa Sug. The Tausug coffee culture was known to have started as early as the mid-1800s, when robusta coffee beans were… Read More