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. 🙂
Every dose of coffee beans had to be the right weight.
Once again, just to make sure. I think the exact amount was 12 gr.
Cupping – I have never seen that before. Always wondered with it meant.
We tried filter coffees too.
Some combinations were very nice, others – just weird.
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.
A bit of coffee waste in all different shades of brown.
I discovered a whole new universe of things I didn’t know – tasting, smelling, sipping, temperatures…
The table after we finished – a BIG mess