Are you a traditionalist, ordering a cappuccino with extra froth or are you super trendy with your double-shot-soy-decaf-latte? Or perhaps you go more for the flavoured variety, favouring a caramel macchiato or a mocha frappaccino (my personal fave, oh Starbucks, where for art thou?!)
Or maybe your order is the equivalent social-leperdom of vegetarianism and you don't actually drink coffee at all and instead order a hot chocolate! Teehee, I'm vego so excuse my cheeky dig at the non-coffee drinkers out there ;)
Myself? I'm a double-shot-skinny-flat-white kinda gal, all the way. I cannot cannot start my day without at least one of these... or better yet, two.
|Image from Made by Girl|
I'm lucky enough to own a pretty top-notch coffee machine. It's an ECM Giotto and worth its weight in gold, unlike our previous two cheapies which each bit the bullet within 12 months or so. We've got it set on a timer, so it wakes us up about 6-ish when it fires up its ignition, but there are worse ways to be woken up, let me assure you...
Yup, I'm a coffee gal, all the way. But it wasn't alway this way. I used to be a tea drinker. For a while, I was addicted to all those beautifully packaged T2 teas and would brew myself a little pot of "Gorgeous Geisha" to have with an iced vovo quite regularly... I also have a weakness for vintage teacups, which is possibly why my latest discovery has reinvigorated my tea-drinking habit and inspired my wish-list for the moment. If I hadn't just parted with $500 to pay a silly fine, I would be laying down my credit card for any and all of these items:
They are from the Cuckoo range by Wedgwood, and if it is possible to capture my personality in a teacup... there it is! Love love love these. But being Wedgwood; a teapot and set of four little teacups will set me back some serious mint, so I'm saving up! And then, once I have these displayed prettily on a little shelf I feel it would be only right to boil the water for my cup of tea from this splendid Alessi kettle:
How proud this kettle would perch on my gas cooktop, just waiting to sing merrily away! Sigh.
Must stop dreaming now. And re-thread my sewing machine. Bubby Makes Three designs are on the launching pad almost ready for blastoff! Stay tuned folks!
Have a lovely, lovely weekend. x