The chocolate-coffee tasting

That was the picture I showed you on Instagram. Now it’s time for some more… 🙂

Me personally, I had no idea what coffee cupping meant, never mind pairing with chocolate. After we’ve spent 4 hours pairing 8 single blends with 11 chocolate bars, I’ve got an idea how hard it actually is – tasting, flavours, textures, temperature… by the end you get so full and your eyes are WIDE open.

Some of you already know, but my man is the coffee expert. Not me. I even refuse to learn how to make a latte because I prefer being served the perfect cup. That’s another story…

Robert did this coffee-chocolate pairing with Lindt followed by shooting for their blog. In order to prepare, we went through a long process of drinking/eating at home. It was a very hard job! Honestly. 🙂

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Every dose of coffee beans had to be the right weight.

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Once again, just to make sure. I think the exact amount was 12 gr.

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Cupping – I have never seen that before. Always wondered with it meant.

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We tried filter coffees too.

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Some combinations were very nice, others – just weird.

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Matska was with us all the time, observing the whole thing! She even wanted to try some chocolate. Unfortunately, chocolate is way too unhealthy for cats.

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A bit of coffee waste in all different shades of brown.

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I discovered a whole new universe of things I didn’t know – tasting, smelling, sipping, temperatures…

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The table after we finished – a BIG mess