I don’t know much about coffee but I do know that I enjoy it very much. On this page, I document the kind of coffee I like to drink, and the tools I use to prepare it.
My favorite coffee is Guatemalan coffee. I’m totally biased here since I was born and raised in Guatemala but I’ve now tried coffee from many different origins in the world and I still prefer a cup of Guatemalan java. There’s generally a certain level of acidity that it normally has and very commonly it’s been grown next to cardamom or similar plants that give it a very special flavor.
In Europe it’s quite easy to find many roasters that offer coffee from Guatemala. If you are not able to find one, then Starbucks also offers it.
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- Hario Coffee Mill Ceramic Slim Grinder
- Hario V60 Drip Kettle “Buono” 100 Kettle
- CHEMEX Three Cup Classic Coffeemaker
- Corkcicle 9oz Canteen
- Put 3 cups of filtered water on the kettle. This is my daily intake
- Manually grind the coffee for 2 cups. While I enjoy a strong coffee, I prefer to sip through 3 lighter cups all morning
- Put a filter on the Chemex, and pour some boiling water to wet it (this way it loses some of its paper flavors), and then throw the water
- Put the coffee on the Chemex, and pour half a cup of boiling water, and let it breathe for a while. Then I pour the rest of the water in concentric circles.
- As soon as it finished dripping, I throw away the filter with the wet coffee and serve 2 cups in the canteen, and one in a cup