For the last few months, I have been loving every moment working at Trader Joe’s as a crew member. Besides the camaraderie of being part of a family of like-minded people, the small but unique selection of food and beverages had me in culinary heaven.
As Valentines Day draws near, Trader Joe’s launched a contest on Instagram calling customers to share which two food they would bring together. While I am not eligible to participate in the contest as a staff member, here’s my top three (unexpected) matches made at TJ’s (styled after the EatLovePun series).
While our nerve-racking encounter with the cops the previous night was still fresh in our minds, we started day #11 with refreshed spirits and headed towards the southern state of Oaxaca (pronounced as wah-HAH-kah).
I started drinking coffee in my early teen thanks to my grandmother. Every day she would make the aromatic brew by pouring hot water into a long sock-like cotton filter filled with coffee grounds. Learn about the coffee culture in Singapore.
Before 2015, my appreciation of coffee stops at my need for a daily dose of caffeine. Visiting Endiro Coffee‘s farmers in Uganda two years ago changed that. Continue reading