Friday, September 4, 2020

Café business

Sean's new fascination: coffee. New espresso maker arrived last week, his treat to his 30-year old self. He likes to tinker with things. We're opposites in this regard: I like all things automated. Sean says good coffee must not taste too sour or bitter. I should at least experience some sweetness. Savoring the espresso in a demitasse, I imagine the sweetness and enjoy the bitterness anyway. Kitchen is now the busiest part of the house. Next week, when Manong comes home from quarantine, the oven, left dormant when he is in Manila, will be used to full capacity. I propose a food business: Sean will be in charge of coffee, Manong will make the pastries, and I will manage branding. We'll call our products alternative cures for cancer and charge a thousand pesos more. I whisper this joke to my brothers. Mother will be furious when she hears this kind of talk. 



Blogger tm said...

Grabe Sean is 30! Daw san-o man lang to kontrahanay batch namon sa intrams sa IBED!

Sat Sep 05, 05:25:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger Lance said...

Kadasig lang gid sang panahon!

Sun Sep 06, 07:37:00 AM GMT+8  
Blogger johndasmarinas said...

Sean will enjoy Aussie coffee for sure! Looking forward to his visit here. Mike and I know lots of good coffee places around :)

Wed Sep 09, 08:23:00 PM GMT+8  

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