The Art of Coffee Drinking : Three Lessons Learnt

FOOD & DRINK


If you are a coffee lover like myself, you'd probably appreciate this post. I've been using the sleek Nespresso Essenza Mini for a while now (just over a month) and i've grown accustomed to looking forward to that first cup of freshly brewed coffee every morning. A great cup of coffee really helps me to kickstart my day before the busy day begins.

I normally take ten minutes before I start the day to make my coffee, I start it by choosing one of my favourite capsules which is the Rosabaya de Colombia. The Nespresso Rosabaya de Colombia is a mid-intensity blend which provides a beautiful, fruity undertone among the rich espresso flavours. It offers a creamy crema, and a full-bodied flavour reminiscent of fruit.

Over time i've come to love the convenience of this little machine. The fact that I can pop a capsule in, and with a push of a button to brew the cofee without having to visit my local corner cafe is truly a delight for me. This little Nespresso Essenza Mini really gives my café a run for its money! I was lucky enough to have the chance to work with Nespresso again in conceptualising and creating some beautiful coffee related artworks below!


1. Appreciate the Crema

A well made espresso always has a good layer of crema - creama is the tan-coloured layer which is found at the top of your coffee, take note of the colour: the darker the crema, the more intense the coffee is likely to be. It's important to sniff it and stir it to help release strong aromas from your Nespresso Capsule.

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02. Slurping Over Sipping

Allowing your coffee to aerate will help release the full body of flavours from the Nespresso coffee Capsule collection. Professionals hold a 'cupping spoon' to their lips, I normally opt for a regular spoon, or just slurp it quietly from the cup.

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Attention to Recycling

Help make a change. Recycle a capsule! Nespresso Australia is committed to ensuring that they are part of a sustainable coffee economy. The good news is that their capsules are made of aluminium, which is infinitely recyclable. By returning my used capsuled I make use of the Nespresso nationwide recycling program. 

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To find out more about the Nespresso Essenza Mini click HERE

Styling & Photography: Li-Chi Pan
Video: Killian Pham

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