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Musings on all things coffee and tea.  How they're grown, how they're prepared, and how to get the most enjoyment from them.

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Recipe of the Month – Coffee Cake!

Recipe of the Month – Coffee Cake!

A warm cup of coffee and a slice of coffee cake is the ultimate comfort duo. Coffee cake, with its tender crumb, cinnamon-infused layers, and delightful streusel topping, is a beloved treat enjoyed in homes, bakeries, and coffee shops around the world. In this blog post, we'll explore the history, variations, and the perfect recipe for making your very own ...
Functional Coffee

What is Functional Coffee?

Coffee has been a beloved morning companion for countless individuals around the world for centuries, offering a comforting kick of caffeine to start the day. Today, people are looking to their morning brew to do more than just wake them up. Functional coffee is a new and exciting trend that combines people's love for coffee with a simple way to ...
Baking with Coffee

Baking with La Natura Coffee – Convenience at Your Fingertips!

If you are a baking enthusiast and someone who adores the rich aroma and bold flavor of coffee, then you're in for a treat. In this blog series, we're diving headfirst into the delightful world of baking with coffee. Whether you're a seasoned baker looking to elevate your creations or a coffee aficionado eager to infuse your favorite beverage into ...
Innovative and Creative Ideas for Coffee

Think Outside Your Morning Cup of Coffee – Innovative Uses for Single-Serve Coffee Pods

Single-serve coffee pods have revolutionized the way we enjoy our morning brew. These convenient little capsules are known for their simplicity and efficiency in brewing a single cup of coffee. But their uses don't end with a delicious cup of coffee.  This blog post will explore creative and innovative ways to make the most of single-serve coffee pods beyond your ...
Acidity in Coffee

How is the Term Acidity Used with Coffee?

In coffee, the term "acidity" refers to a desirable quality perceived as a bright, tangy, and sometimes sharp flavor that adds complexity to the overall taste of the coffee. It is not related to the pH level of the coffee but rather to the perceived taste of the beverage. Acidity is often described as a sensation similar to citrus fruits ...
Best Quality Coffee from Nespresso-Compatible Capsules

Tips for Getting the Best Tasting Coffee from Your Nespresso-Compatible Coffee Machine

Hey coffee lovers! We're all fans of Nespresso-compatible coffee capsules. These little wonders can make a delicious cup of coffee in just a few seconds. But are you getting the best results from your capsules? This article will discuss tips for getting the most out of your Nespresso-compatible coffee capsules. Let's get started! Start with good-quality water One of the ...

Earl Grey Tea – A Global Delight

Earl Grey tea is among the most beloved and popular tea blends worldwide. It's a black tea infused with the oil of bergamot, a citrus fruit that gives the tea its distinct and delightful aroma and flavor. In this post, we'll explore the history and origin of Earl Grey tea, how it's made, and some interesting facts about this wonderful ...
Espresso Coffee in a Cup

How are Espresso and “Regular” Coffee Different?

Welcome, coffee lovers! Let's dive deeper into coffee and explore the differences between espresso and "regular" coffee. As a coffee specialist, I'm here to illuminate the intricacies of coffee brewing, roasting, and taste profiles. Espresso vs. Regular Coffee: What's the Difference? First, let's dispel a common misconception - espresso is not a specific type of coffee bean. Espresso can be ...
Your Favorite Coffee Drink

How to Make Your Favorite Coffee Drink with La Natura Capsules

La Natura Lifestyle manufactures a range of premium-quality organic coffee roasts and blends in compostable Nespresso-compatible capsules. The La Natura Roasts are: Espresso Espresso Intenso Crema Lungo Lungo Forte Decaffeinato Nespresso-compatible capsules can be a convenient way to make various coffee drinks at home without investing in an expensive espresso machine or learning complex barista skills. Nespresso-Compatible Capsules La Natura ...
What is coffee crema?

What is Coffee Crema? – Why Does it Make Your Coffee Better?

Coffee crema is a creamy and frothy layer that forms on the surface of espresso shots and is a sign of a well-made cup of coffee. This distinct and delicious layer of foam adds a visual element to the coffee and enhances its flavor, aroma, and texture. This article will discuss why coffee crema is so important and how it ...
Organic Coffee

Why You Should Always Buy Organic Coffee

In recent years organic coffee has been growing in popularity since it's better for the environment and more profitable for farmers. This article will discuss why organic coffee is better for many reasons and how it can help to ensure a more sustainable future in the coffee industry. Here are some of the top benefits of organic coffee: Organic Growing ...
Coffee - a Global Favorite

Different Types of Coffee Roasts, Blends, and Preparations

Coffee Beans Arabica is the most commonly used coffee bean known for its sweet, mild flavor with a slightly acidic taste. It is grown at higher elevations and is typically more expensive than other varieties. Robusta beans are known for their strong, bitter taste and higher caffeine content. They are grown at lower elevations and are often used in blends ...
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