It’s no coincidence that coffee is featured in the name of my blog. It is my favorite food, even more so than chocolate. And if you like something more than chocolate, well then, you’re probably an addict. I plead guilty.
I’m always on the lookout for the new and cute so here is a list of ten things I think any coffee lover would love. Enjoy.
A coffee roaster out of Brooklyn, (think Harry and David fruit of the month club but only for coffee) who roasts small batches of coffee beans that are shipped to you within 72 hours of grinding. Sourced from key growing regions in Africa, the Americas and Asia., all of their coffee is specialty-grade, 100% Arabica beans purchased at Fair Trade prices or above. Besides being reasonably prices, who doesn’t love getting monthly packages in the mail?
MADAGASCAR BOURBON PURE VANILLA SUGAR
Produced by the Nielsen-Massey Company, an American owned company dating back to 1907. They are widely known for their quality and this sugar is no exception. A flavorful blend of gourmet baker’s sugar and the pinnacle of all vanillas, Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract, it is Kosher, Gluten-Free Certified, Allergen-Free, GMO-Free and delicious. Perfect for a vanilla latte
COCONUT CLOUD CREAMER
Vegans rejoice! Coconut Cloud is a minimally processed dried coconut milk powder that can be used as a creamer for coffee, tea or any hot beverage. It can also be used as a replacement for coconut milk in recipes.
Made from freshly pressed coconut milk that is dried and finely milled into a powder, it can be reconstituted with hot water to make liquid coconut milk for all of your coconut milk recipes. It require no refrigeration and has a shelf life of two years!
Now you can be 100% dairy free, 100% of the time and save the planet one cow at a time.
COFFEE LIQUEUR MAKING KIT
Brew some of your favorite coffee add your favorite rum and voila. The kit includes a 500 ML Italian glass bottle with built-in cap and custom-designed label, a 4 inch funnel, a natural coffee filter, and a vial of 100% organic botanicals with easy instructions to transform your rum into a libation redolent with vanilla, dark roast coffee, and a hint of chipotle. Refill kits also available to keep the drinks flowing.
COFFEE TEA TOWEL
Designed by Stuart Gardiner an independent graphic designer. After years of pleasing clients in the music industry, he decided to go and design products just as he wanted them. He has created a wide range of towels/conversation pieces that combines humor and favorite foods and beverages.
JAVA-INFUSED SKIN CARE
Made with organic green coffee, one of nature’s most powerful antioxidants, your skin will feel nourished, repaired, and protected all while waking up your senses with its invigorating aroma.
Each product in this set contains naturally-derived, plant-based ingredients and pure essential oils exclusively. The green coffee extracts are sourced from Smithsonian Certified fair trade growers who provide honest wages for farmers and support environmental sustainability by promoting organic agriculture. Made in Rhode Island.
THE WORLD ATLAS OF COFFEE
Did you know that Americans consume 400 million cups of coffee per day, equivalent to 146 billion cups of coffee per year, making the United States the leading consumer of coffee in the world?
This book is a beautiful world guide to the brown bean which is sure to please any coffee afficianado. Readers are taken on a global tour of coffee growing countries, replete with maps and history as well as the politics of coffee and fair trade.
DEATH WISH COFFEE
Need a strong jolt of coffee to get you going in the morning? Then you may want to try “The World’s Strongest Coffee”. Organically grown to ensure optimal flavor and roasted in small batches to ensure freshness. It comes ground for use in an auto-drip coffee maker.
JOCO COFFEE CUP
Over 500 billion disposable paper, Styrofoam and single-use plastic cups are used worldwide and this figure is rapidly rising each year. Shockingly, these cups deplete natural resources, increase C02 emissions and most are sent straight to landfill where they add to the global waste crises.
Made in three different sizes and a variety of colors, these cups are made of glass and are just so darn adorable who wouldn’t want one? Or ten. A great gift for your favorite green friend. Or you.
HIP COFFEE STENCIL SET
Would you like a mocha moustache, a cocoa heart, or maybe a cinnamon deer sprinkled on that? Jazz up your java with this sweet set of 3 coffee stencils, one of each design. For those of us who love coffee art and are well, artistically challenged. And at $5, why not?
Until we eat again.