The scent of vanilla is just an undertone to the rich coffee smell. It is surprising how the vanilla adds notes of sweetness to the smell that one would expect to carry through into the flavour. However, that first sip does not reveal anything other than a smooth black coffee. Today I am tasting Hamilton… Continue reading Coffee & Comfort
What snacks go well with coffee? Mini bakes donuts with vanilla glaze Cinnamon rolls A nice slice of coffee cake Plain croissant Crepes Dark chocolate Something caramel Tiramisu Berries Scrambled eggs and toast Maybe a couple of oatmeal raison cookies Coffee is almost always better with a bite to eat. So, let me open the… Continue reading Coffee & the Virtual Pantry
My mild taste for coffee turned into a full blown addiction. My nervous system needed the stimulant to function. I needed the caffeine because of the benefits of improved alertness, concentration, energy, clear-headedness, and feelings of sociability that it kindled. I was long past the person who needed a cup of coffee in the morning,… Continue reading A Writing Sparkle Coffee Memoir
I am at a loss for words regarding the smell of my coffee this morning. It is a soft comforting smell that is kind of sweet. It actually masks the smell of the coffee! The taste is soft as well and a bit creamy. For me that rich bitter taste of coffee that I enjoy… Continue reading What is in your coffee mug this morning?
The smell is sweet and bitter all at once, but it also more than that. As I inhale the warmth of my coffee I acknowledge the smell of marshmallow and chocolate. I have heard of rocky road bars and rocky road ice cream but not rocky road coffee! I wonder how the flavour holds up… Continue reading Pass the coffee pot please
I savor the smell of chocolate that is rising form my mug. It is a multi-layered smell that is both sweet and bitter. The flavour itself is reminiscent of dark chocolate and ground coffee beans after being doused in hot water. The temperature of this cup of coffee is perfect. It is not so hot… Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share: Mocha Chip Offerings
I bring the mug to a hover just under my nose and inhale deeply. The sweet rich aroma of maple syrup blends with an earthy smell to create a delicious coffee smell this morning, but how does it taste my brain asks me. I shift the mug to my lips and slowly allow that warm… Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share in September 2020
Instantly I can smell soft maple notes as well as cinnamon and I am not sure if I imagine a buttery underlay or if it is really there. The air around this cup of coffee actual tastes like a bite of French toast. When that dark liquid flows over my taste buds I am pleased… Continue reading A bite of French toast
It has a bitter taste under laid with hints of blueberry. However, it is a smooth finish and the blueberry notes linger long after the bitterness has faded. I could total sip this coffee while nibbling a warm piece of blueberry pie and it actual helps me visualize a flakey golden crust stuffed to overflowing… Continue reading Blueberry imagination & Coffee
The top of the Keurig pod reads “S’MORES: Chocolate + graham cracker + marshmallow flavoured coffee.” Instantly my head fills with memories of a hot rich tasting s’more cookie fresh off the campfire. The chocolate is melting from the heat of the marshmallow, sweat and sweater! However, my black s’mores flavoured coffee didn’t deliver any… Continue reading Coffee S’mores?