Coffee Blog

18
May

The Majestic Coastline of Carmel and Big Sur

Carmel Magazine* recently featured “A Bird’s Eye View Of Beauty,” a photo-essay by Robert Knight, who presents us with the beauty of the Central Coast from a new perspective.  Majestic aerial scenes of nature are photographed as if seen by a bird, gliding across the sky, traversing over land and sea. By helicopter, Knight catches dramatic photos of a winter storm at Pinnacle Point, Pelicans

18
May

Aqua Terra Culinary

"We have been using CVCRC’s Guatemalan and Decaf coffees exclusively for all of our special events and consistently get excellent comments from our guests about the flavor and quality of your coffee. It is rare that we are able to find purveyors that share our views on sustainability and deliver a top quality product. We have found that magical combination with Carmel Valley Coffee Roasting Company and its coffee. The Guatemalan is also my daily drinker." Dory Ford, Chef

18
May

Here's some good news for coffee-loving men and women: recent studies link heavy coffee drinking to lower risk of fatal prostate cancer, as well as a certain aggressive type of breast cancer. We've seen before (in infographic format)  some purported health benefits and risks associated with coffee drinking. Coffee's relationship to our health remains very complex and not well understood, but the two studies that came out this week both had similar conclusions: they didn't prove that coffee directly prevents these cancers,

18
May

Thai Iced Coffee Recipe

A fantastic-looking chilled coffee treat Presentation is important: sweetened condensed milk is gently poured over a spoon resting atop the iced black coffee to achieve a layered effect. Makes 2 servings 4 cardamom pods (or substitute ½ teaspoon ground cardamom) 45g coarsely ground dark-roasted coffee 475ml boiling water Sugar to taste Ice 75 ml sweetened condensed or evaporated milk Break open the cardamom pods and grind the tiny seeds to a powder with a spice grinder or a mortar and pestle. Combine the ground cardamom and coffee