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For The Love Of Coffee.

For The Love Of Coffee.

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What is your go to warm drink? Are you a tea or coffee lover ? or does your heart lie with herbal teas ? . I am coffee lover, I am not an overly fussy person about my coffee but when I like one I really do like it. Coffee, tea and herbal teas are big business with as much science behind them as wines and as much thought put into flavours and brewing techniques, there possibly is correct terms for everything I have just said only I don't know them. I also think teas and coffee can bring back memories for us and are a great way to be social, who doesn't like going for a tea or a coffee with friends.

I do believe a warm cup of tea or coffee can have a healing effect on us for example I am not a huge fan of tea but if I am feeling overly stressed it is a cup of tea I get. I will brew it till its nearly strong enough to stand on and then I will only add a little milk. With the first sip I will feel myself relax a little and I can start to work out whatever is stressing me, a cup of coffee wont do that for me. Tea also brings back memories of my grandparents who had a little argument daily about who made the tea. My granddad brewed the tea till it was like tar and my Granny like hers weak, more tinted warm water with milk they always argued about the tea and their house smelled of freshly brewed tea.

Coffee is my true love, at least four cups a day which might not be a huge amount to some. Coffee is my relaxing cup to drink. Its the one I reach for to kick start my day, to relax and read a book with, to snuggle up and watch a movie with, its great with chocolate and biscuits and caramel lattes are so good. A coffee is the last thing I will buy if I am on a days shopping to drink going home in the car and since a Costa has open closed to my house five days out of seven I am getting a caramel latte. The smell of coffee brewing always for me makes a house feel warm and homely and there is nothing as nice as a good coffee and there is nothing as bad as a bad coffee. This would be my go to slow living drink if there is such a thing.

Then there is the herbal teas, I have tried them and just can't get into them. The only time I will reach for them are if I feel a cold coming on then I will drink the honey and lemon ones by the bucket load but I wouldn't order a herbal tea if I was out. For those that do love them tell me why ? maybe I have been trying the wrong ones or maybe I just need to give them another try they possibly would be better for the size of my ass than a caramel latte everyday!.

So which group do you fall into? I am a coffee lover over all the rest, a good cup to be honest brings me joy.

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Elaine.

 

 

 

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