• How the Americano Was Named

    First, what is an Americano and how is it made? If you go to your local coffee house and order an Americano, it may seem like you’ve ordered something poetic or dare I…

  • Coffee Quotes

    I collect coffee quotes the same way I collect photos of my cappuccinos. Here are a few of my favorite put in accessible little categories for you to enjoy. I bet you have…

  • JanJou Patisserie

    I have done a bit of freelance writing in the past; in between my day to day fiction writing. I think a lot of writers do that. For me, it was a challenge…

  • Coffee Leaves…

    It’s fall and as the Big Machine of consumerism churns out the Latte of Pumpkin Spice popularity, I too fall in line of the sigh-able coffee moments. The momentary pause we associate with coffee…

  • Marcello

    Oh, Marcello. (*Said slowly with a sultry Italian roll of the ‘r’ and an elongation of the ‘ll’s’.) Um, are we still talking about coffee? Yes. Oh, yes we are. And I thought…