News / coffee from Brazil
Jan 02, 2014
I was in Sao Paulo last week and while there, I adventured into various espresso shops to give Brazilian coffee a try. If you are going to try a country's coffee, you have to do it the espresso way. Brewed coffee simply wont work (topic to be discussed later). So while there I made some time to visit fancy espresso bars in the nearby mall walking distance from the hotel I was at, stand alone shops that sell small pastries and espresso based drinks, and even local fast food chains such as BC Express, that sell stuff from magazines, to...
Mar 22, 2012
Every time we visit any country, we make some time to try local coffee, the way locals enjoy it. Not just at airports and restaurants, but in local coffee shops, and occasionally at people's homes. And every time we are surprised by the variety of flavors and aromas that each culture enjoys in their coffee. On our last trip to Brazil, we visited one of the largest coffee producing regions in the world, Southern Minas Gerais. This is an awesome and beautiful region, lush with farms and patches of green all over the mountainsides. Well organized and maintained farms and...