There’s something enchanting about the aroma that wafts through the air, the gentle gurgle of the brewing process, and that first sip that sparks a wave of contentment. Ah, coffee—my eternal love story, a relationship that fuels my days and ignites my creativity.
My husband understands my love affair with coffee and gifted me the most amazing gift this year for Christmas…an espresso machine with all the fixins! He knows that my morning routine revolves around the ritual of brewing that perfect cup. The clinking of mugs, the whirring sound of grinding beans, and the anticipation as the aroma fills the room—it’s a symphony that kickstarts my day.
I have experimented with the standard coffee machines, k-cups, pour-over, and french press. My adventure in coffee brewing was not complete until I had the opportunity to master the art of brewing espresso.
In a fast-paced world, the simple act of brewing and enjoying a cup of coffee has become my pause button—a moment to slow down, savor the present, and appreciate the simple pleasures.
Coffee isn’t merely a beverage; it’s an experience—an elixir that transcends taste and aroma. It’s a catalyst for moments of joy, introspection, and connection—a trusted companion through life’s adventures.
So here’s to coffee—the magic elixir that fuels my creativity, warms my soul, and adds a sprinkle of delight to each day. May our love affair continue to brew, one cup at a time.
Here are the items I recommend to get you ready for brewing:
1. De’Longhi Espresso & Cappuccino Machine
2. Cuisinart Coffee Bean Grinder
3. Zwilling JA Henckels Espresso Glass
4. Zwilling JA Henckels Latte Glass
5. De’Longhi Milk Frothing Mug
6. Espresso Tamper
7. DaVinci Gourmet Lavender Syrup
8. DaVinci Gourmet Honey Syrup
Here is a post I did just about 3 years ago which focused on the art of slowing down. I don’t know about you but the process of brewing and enjoying my coffee each morning forces me to do just that…slow down and create a space of peace and tranquility.