Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Urnex Coffee Cleaning Experts

"Cleanliness is next to Godliness." With the Philippine coffee craze in full gear, almost every household is equipped with their "caffenator" -  be it drip, pour-over, pods or espresso machines. Purchasing a coffee maker is the easiest, yet maintaining the consistency of your cuppa joe every time you use your machine is the hardest.

URNEX brand has been around since the 1930s, originating from New York, it's a family-owned company that specializes in cleaning solutions for your coffee machine. It is a common mistake amongst consumers (household or coffee shop owners) that the freshness of your coffee or the aroma of your blend solely lies on the beans that you purchase or the equipment used. What many don't know is that deep within the confines of your coffee machine (the heart of the brewing system) lies unnoticed the dirt and oil residue from the coffee beans and the hardness of the water that flows through that.

Presto-Pronto, here are three main cleaning solutions that will help you sanitize, descale, and most importantly ensure the fullness of taste in every cup.

Dezcal: Coffee and Espresso Machine Descaling Powder
Best described usage for: espresso machines (automatic or semi-automatic), pods, brewer, drip
Eliminates lime and calcium deposits.
Packaging: 1 pack includes 4 sachets
Best suited for: heavy users of coffee machines (household or coffee shop owners)

Drip Brewer

Espresso Machine

Pod Coffee Machine

Cleancaf: Coffee Machine Cleaning Powder

Best described usage for: drip-type of coffee machine and espresso machines
Eliminates residual odor and oils from coffee.
Packaging: 1 pack includes 3 sachets
Best suited for: medium-low users of coffee machines (mainly drip type of coffee maker or small semi-automatic espresso machines)

Drip Brew

Grindz: Grinder Cleaning Tablet
Best described usage for: coffee grinder, bean hopperEliminates residue from coffee beans that has been in the grinder or hopper for a long period of time. Loosens and breaks down coffee particles.
Packaging: 1 jar of 430grams
Best suited for: Coffee shops or restaurant owners who have their own coffee grinder or bean hopper

Bean Hopper/ Coffee Bean Grinder

A welcome addition to our growing line of fine products sourced world-wide. Be clean, save your machine, call Far Skyes Enterprise to place your orders. A small pack goes a long way...

Far Skyes Enterprise can be reached through: 672-1452 or 425-1776

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Coffee, Tea, By ME! Pocket Workshop

The THIRD installment of the highly-successful COFFEE, TEA BY ME! WORKSHOP of Studio SnR can't seem to push thru... We're definitely NOT lacking in participants, those interested simply can't find a common time of convenience for it to take flight.

True to Studio SnR's ode to Total Learning Satisfaction, we decided to facilitate several "Pocket Workshops" in order to satisfy our participants' varying time of convenience. Expect the same fun, creative and best of all educational way of seeking knowledge in preparing popular Caffeinated and Creamy beverages (and more), yet in a toned-down and more private setting. A maximum of 6 participants per session will be accommodated, making it easier for crafty home entertainers, enthusiasts and start-up (even existing) cafe's/tea salons to actively participate.

BIG" Thank You!!!" no less to the Pocket Workshops' set of Brand Partners, for their unconditional support, generosity, and full belief in Studio SnR's aims. Cheers to learning!

JURA Espresso Machines

BLUE NOTES Single Origin Coffee

ALESSI Italian Design Store


STASERO Flavored Syrups & Sauces  

FAR SKYES Frappe Powders & Industrial Blenders

Pocket Workshop Dates are as follows:

August 6 to 10, 13 to 16,
Choose your preferred time slot: 9:00 AM - 12:00PM or  1:30PM - 4:30PM

Sign up now, call STUDIO SnR Workshop now 5845988, 0917-5349523. Spreading the caffeinated and creamy love, one drink at a time....♥

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Voodoo Doughnut, Portland OR

I first saw this unique, albeit weird doughnut shop on Food Network, or was it Man Versus Food??? Wherever it was, Voodoo Doughnuts sure made a lasting impression, so much so that it was one of the "Top Priorities" during our work & leisure visit to Portland last April.

The weather was nice and breezy, really conducive for walking and sightseeing. We arrived at around 4:30pm and we were greeted by a long line outside the door. Surprisingly it took us less than 15 minutes before reaching the counter/cashier to place our order. The long cue was a blessing in disguise actually, since we were able to survey the menu board for the perfect plan of attack, glance at the extensive glass display of doughnuts, and see what the folks ahead of us were getting. Given our turn to order, we passed with flying colors as "regulars" ...

EAT YOUR ♥ OUT - Literally! 

Hmmmm.... so many choices, so little time (not to mention tummy space constraints since we came from a food and beverage convention)! But since this might be our first and last time to eat here, our band of 4 made a pact to pig out, try at least two varieties, AND throw our calorie cautions out the window.

True to its billing, what stood out the most was their signature Voodoo Doughnut, or what many call Hex The EX!!! Yup, this donut for the scorned lover is a winner -- doughnut shaped like a voodoo doll, glazed with rich velvety chocolate and aptly filled with raspberry jam for that perfect bloody kick. Oh, and as a finishing touch, a pretzel stick is stabbed right smack in the di*k! Sweet and flawless revenge, capturing the kooky nature of Portland; so much so that this establishment was voted by TIME Travel as one of the "Top 10 Things" to do in the city.

Make sure to stop by if you're in the area... Worth the wait!