Coffee break small daily timeless pleasure

8When was the last time you actually enjoyed a cup of coffee? And I don’t mean sipping on one while you’re getting ready in the morning, stuck in traffic or rushing to a meeting at work.

I mean, when was the last time you actually sat down and focused your full attention on savoring the taste of the coffee in front of you? This simple question can make us realize how rushed our lives are & how we need to slow down sometimes & enjoy the simple pleasures of life!

Luxuriating in the experience

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A Few of the Most Famous Coffee Drinks

7Visiting a coffee restaurant can be a nail-biting experience. With a coffee shop menu overflowing with difficult names and new coffee drinks, it can be difficult to select what you want to order.

On the positive side of that, there are several great coffee varieties and you’ll hardly be dissatisfied with any. On the negative side, though, part of the reality of being human is that we can turn out to be “paralyzed” at times with several choices – particularly when standing in line with other coffee drinkers behind you.

Don’t be nervous; just keep reading for a description list of a few of the most famous coffee drinks offered at most classy coffee bars as well as coffee shops.

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How You Can Get Into Drinking Coffee

Variety of cups of coffee and coffee beans on old wooden tableDrinking coffee may be something you have never thought about doing before, if you tried it only once and didn’t like it. Many people will try a cup of coffee, black, and think it is too bitter or strong for them to drink. After that one negative experience they may never try it again, and truly be missing out on a wonderful beverage! The key to starting to drink coffee is to take baby steps and not be afraid to try new things. After that, coffee very well may become your favorite beverage in the world.

I love drinking coffee, but you will rarely find me drinking a black cup of coffee. For me, I need a little cream and sugar to sweeten it up and make it more palatable. Now, I have to say if I am drinking something extra special such as Kona or Jamaican Blue Mountain, I will definitely be sipping on it black. However, for the majority of the time I am either drinking a flavored blend, or adding a touch of sweetener to the coffee to lighten things up. This is a great idea for a beginner drinker. Start by sipping a light roast and adding a bit of cream or milk and sugar to your cup. That way you still get the subtle notes of the blend, without all the bitterness that may be too much at one time.

Another great idea is to start drinking a flavored blend to start with. Something like French Vanilla, Mocha or Cinnamon Bun is the perfect way to ease into drinking coffee. This gives you the punch of the coffee and a little added flavor to sweeten the pot. Personally, I loved a nice flavored blend and drink them quite often. These are also great for keeping on hand when entertaining or having company over.

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Four Coffee Drinks Made From Espresso

2Many of us have a tough time starting our days, or getting through them, without some kind of coffee drink. With boutique coffee houses and nationwide specialty chains becoming common fixtures, the selection of beverages, that is available to sate coffee cravings, is immense. However, reading the average menu at a coffee bar can be daunting. With so many coffee drinks available, it is helpful to have a better understanding of how all of the different espresso based options differ from one another. With the following list, you will be expertly ordering from that coffee shop menu the next time you feel a caffeine craving.

Cappuccino

Traditionally taken at breakfast with some pastry, this popular Italian coffee drink is made with equal parts espresso, steamed milk and frothed milk. Cinnamon, nutmeg or chocolate shavings can be added to the top for flavor and decoration. The name cappuccino comes from the drink’s resemblance to the Capuchin friars, who wear brown habits and have a ring of brown hair on their heads. In Europe and specialty coffee houses in the United States, cappuccino is served in 5-6 fluid ounce portions. Commercial coffee chains, however, typically offer servings of 12 fluid ounces or larger.

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The Coffee Facts – Different Kinds of Coffee Everyone Should Know

1When you are rushing to go to work or school and you don’t have time anymore to prepare coffee, most of us would go to coffee shops. But with a lot of choices offered, how will you know which coffee would be perfect for your taste? To help you out, here’s a list of some types of coffee served on shops and their distinct characteristic:

Eggnog Latte

Eggnog Latte is usually best to drink during the cold seasons (winter and autumn). This coffee drink contains eggnog with espresso, steamed milk, and nutmeg.

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