Monthly Archives: December 2013

This Week’s Featured Roast/Torréfaction de la semaine: Roaster’s Cheer Again!

As I mentioned previously, I had brought in some new coffees. Four to be exact. We have had one round of the Cuban Crystal Mountain and the Ethiopian Kaffa Wild Forest coffees. Both coffees to be savoured. To be much appreciated. Last … Continue reading

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Morning Dogwalk: Tuesday December 17, 2014

Morning dogwalk, Tuesday December 17th Meeting the sunrise I found my shadow by RSR

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Coldest Night of the Year – So far!

Now that I have had my ‘Cold Morning Kickstart’, I can get on with this. Though the lyrics speak of Toronto rather than rural Quebec, and I wasn’t alone, the title does fit. The Coldest Night of the Year by … Continue reading

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Roaster’s Cheer – Continued!

Last night I roasted two of the coffees that came in yesterday afternoon. The Cuban and the Ethiopian. The Cuban is a Crystal Mountain Coffee from the nutrient-rich soils of the Escambray Mountains. The soil, climate and careful cultivation combine to … Continue reading

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Midway Viewing – Stocking Stuffers/Cadeaux de bas de Noël 2013: Exhibition at – chez Art Brûlant & IMPRESSIONS

Stocking Stuffers/Cadeaux de bas de Noël (Details here)

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Just In! Coffee Roasting Cheer!

These just came in. Some fun to be had at the roaster this evening! Galapagos, Yemen, Cuba, Ethiopia.

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Cold Morning Kickstart!

-30c was the reading first thing on the outside thermometer. With the dogwalk at 7:30 the needle hadn’t budged! Fame toughed it for about 20 minutes. My carrying her for 15 metres was a little much for her though. She bolted … Continue reading

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Morning Dogwalk: December 11, 2013 – Breaking Trails

A trio of Ravens against grey Three Grouse budding frosted Poplars I’m breaking trails by RSR

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This Week’s Featured Roast/Torréfaction de la semaine: Story to be continued…….

Because the Cuban Altura Lavado came on the scene a little late last week we are continuing with it for this week. So all of you Cuban coffee fans you get another chance! For more on the Altura Lavado I … Continue reading

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Seasonal Schedule / Horaire saisonnier — Planning / Plannification — No cheating / Pas de tricherie

It is that time of year when confusion sets in. With major holidays Christmas and New Years so close together trying to figure out which days to be open and when to close becomes a juggling act. Some people are … Continue reading

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