I tend to get a little
When the lovely Tamara from Puro Coffee offered to send me a package of their organic fairtrade coffee blends, I couldn't say no. Owned by Miko, one of the oldest coffee roasters in the world, I was especially interested in Puro's commitment to the environment, farmers and workers, as well as producing a quality product of course.
Thousands of acres of rainforest have been purchased and saved from logging in Brazil, Ecuador and Colombia. During this preservation, several new species of orchids have been discovered and an endangered frog saved from extinction. For more info click here.
I really enjoyed trying all three of the coffee varieties. The Fuerte was strong with a hint of spice and good for the mornings, but my favourite overall was the Organic, a medium roast that I found didn't need any sugar added. I wanted to create a dessert that would not only use Puro coffee but also match nicely with it. I couldn't get tiramisu out of my head, it's the perfect sweet pick-me-up.
Instead of a traditional tiramisu, I decided to make a cute five layer mini cake, and was very pleased with how it turned out. And I'm especially
I've also got a Puro Coffee prize pack to give away to one reader, which includes all of the coffee varieties that I was lucky enough to try. Entries are open until Christmas Day. The pack contains:
- 1 x Puro Bio-Organic 250g: Medium roast combining soft notes of sweet chocolate with tangy citrus
- 1 x Puro Noble 250g: Rich and lively medium roast, with hints of fruit and hazelnut
- 1 x Puro Fuerte 250g: Fragrant roast with a touch of spice and a full body
- 1 x Puro Fairtrade Hot Chocolate Sachet
- 9 x Puro Fairtrade Brown Sugar Sticks
- 1 x Puro Cup and Saucer