Coffee has dozens of flavors. In order to pull the coffee flavors out correctly it is essential to find a good roast profile as well as to pick the perfectly matching brewing method and the great brew recipe. Not to forget about water we use for brewing. Coffee flavor wheel is an excellent tool to explain the flavor sensation.
Out of the several ways you can make flavour pairing with coffee, we will now talk about two of them: coffee as an ingredient and coffee served with a perfect match. Coffee is delicious on its own but flavour pairing it perfectly with sweet or savory can lift them both to another level. Check my tips what to consider when flavour pairing coffee!
Bread with your morning coffee, so evident, yet – have you really tried flavor pairing it them? Being mindful about the bread as well as the coffee to create a perfect flavor pair? What is the texture, predominant flavors, temperature of the bread and time of the day? All of this is important in order to have a harmonious flavor pair. We’ll dig to main practices and tips for your own successful bread and coffee flavor pairing.
Have you ever wondered what happens in a barista course? Training Manager Ulla gives a sneak peak into her day when she organises a SCA Barista Skills Foundation course. So here you go: This is Barista Trainer's my day!
“A course and test for brewing coffee? Even a child can do that!” Well, not exactly if we are aiming for a high quality cup. Let me walk you through what we do on SCA Brewing Foundation course.