What is cupping?
Coffee cupping is the process to evaluate coffee's taste, the first step in your development as a coffee aficionado. Have you ever seen a wine taster swirling a vintage Cabernet in a glass and sniffing it before taking tiny sips? Cupping is the coffee world's equivalent.
Here's how you do it.
"Foodies and baristas are starting to pay attention to how the flavors in coffee complement dessert and pastry choices. Unlike wine pairings, though, there are no hard and fast rules for pairing coffee with food. There are, however, some guidelines to help you choose the perfect coffee to pair with your favorite desserts. (Coffee Kind)"
The basic theory of coffee pairing is a simple one. Read more