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CAFÉ AMA LOVE CELEBRATES HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH WITH AUTUMN FLAVORS

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CAFÉ AMA LOVE CELEBRATES HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH WITH AUTUMN FLAVORS

By Olga Hernández.-   Daniel Rivera, award-winning Puerto Rican barista. On October 6, the award-winning Puerto Rican barista, Daniel Rivera, (@barista07) graced us with an afternoon filled with autumn aromas. Daniel created a special recipe to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month with autumn flavors. What better way to celebrate our month than with a cup of 100% Puerto Rican arabica coffee which has the wonderful mission of empowering children through entrepreneurship programs on the island. Daniel crafted this beautiful recipe using seasonal natural ingredients with the addition of an aroma glass chamber which deliciously enhanced our cafecito. He shares his autumn...

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PUERTO RICAN FOOD AND COFFEE IN DC AT LA FAMOSA

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PUERTO RICAN FOOD AND COFFEE IN DC AT LA FAMOSA

The newly long awaited Puertorrican restaurant has opened in Washington DC. We can finally celebrate having a piece of home in the District!  La Famosa’s tagline “Born in Puerto Rico, Made in DC” captures the essence of the diaspora’s love for Puerto Rico. The carefully curated menu evokes feeling right at home; bringing in all the flavors that define our culture in a casual atmosphere. The beautiful tropical décor and having a bite of the mofongo immediately transported me to my mom’s kitchen. The chuletas Kan-Kan and the crab turnovers were also top favorites. The restaurant also serves the breakfast...

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HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DAY OF RURAL WOMEN!

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HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DAY OF RURAL WOMEN!

By Amapola.-  Everything I didn't know about this great day This day has been celebrated since October 15th, 2008, when it was declared so by the United Nations. Its purpose is to recognize the hard work of these great women and their contribution to global development, food safety and the eradication of poverty. Rural women also help global climate by sowing, taking care of soil and collecting water for small populations. Did you know rural women represent ¼ of the world's population and just under 20% of landowners in the world are female? I didn`t know either.  It turns out, rural...

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CAPPUCCINO HISPANO, A SIMPLE RECIPE WITH DEEP TASTE

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CAPPUCCINO HISPANO, A SIMPLE RECIPE WITH DEEP TASTE

  Hi! My name is Mayra C. Peña. My family and I are coffee lovers. Our love for coffee took us all around the island of Puerto Rico, sampling lots of different coffees alone and in combination with other drinks.  Little by little, by asking in coffee shops, reading many books, watching vlogs, and videos, I realized I wanted to make my own coffee-based drinks at home and add my special touch. That’s how the @mayra.coffeeandmore concept was born!  Through our Instagram page, I present various home-made drinks. I  would like my followers to know that regardless of how you...

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BREWING COFFEE WITH A STOCKING AND ITS ENVIROMENTAL IMPACT

BREWING COFFEE WITH A STOCKING AND ITS ENVIROMENTAL IMPACT

  - By Olga Hernandez Even though there is not a lot of written history about this method of brewing coffee, its origin goes back to Northern Europe during the last years of the XVIII century. Since there was no sophisticated machine to brew coffee, they used a stocking which was a very commonly used object that was low in price and accessible in all homes. Soon, this method was mass produced as the official method to brew coffee and eventually came to the Americas. It became popular in countries where the cultivation of coffee was abundant. This method is composed of a wooden base and a...

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