Why I want to be mentor: Coffee is as sophisticated and intriguing as wine but not a lot of people now how to pair coffee with a food menu.
Lesson Learned: Coffee Growers don\'t want a hand out they want a fair price for the hard work they do.
Tip: As a consumer you are limited about what you can do about Oil, but there is a lot that you can do as a consumer of coffee, Coffee is the second most powerfull traded comodety in the world first is Oil.
Why I want to be mentor: I love the specialty coffee field and would love to share the knowledge I have learned over the years. I have helped create numerous recipes for a variety of shops. I am not afraid to work with new ingredient to create unique combinations.
Lesson Learned: Coffee is more than a drink, it is an art form. Coffee is universal; almost every culture today has their own unique way of brewing and serving coffee.
Tip: Steamed milk should retain a solid, velvety consistency (not the 2 layered Milk/Scorched foam most shops serve). Start with the steaming pitcher 40% full and slowly the raise the steam wand until the milk has expanded to the 60% mark.