Excellent tomato soup in Krema. To be precise, tomato and mascarpone cheese, with a hint of paprika. No skimping on portion size, portion size generous.
I was going to ask for a glass of water. I did not have to, one was brought.
I prefer cappuccino without chocolate and cocoa is better than chocolate, but I prefer to be asked.
Chocolate ruins a cappuccino, as does sugar, but in this case, it did not.
I would have had a flapjack, I would have preferred a cookie, but decided on a walnut and coffee cake. I prefer cake with tea. The cake was excellent too.
As well as coffee from the espresso machine, Krema are experimenting with cold brew coffee.
Would I like to try?
I was brought a small frosted glass, a cold brewed Kenyan coffee.
To say the least, very unusual, an acquired taste. Nothing like coffee. I expected something bitter. Not so, a fruity taste. Almost like an alcoholic drink without the alcohol.
On my one and only visit, I was probably a bit hard on the barsita, a little bit miserable and needed to loosen up.
Maybe he had a hard day, maybe not the friendly type.
Not so today, went out of his way to be helpful, explain the coffee, the soup, the cake.
I would rather people were themselves than the plastic smile in a chain.
With excellent coffee available, someone knowledgeable on coffee, it begs the question of why anyone drinks the disgusting coffee in Caffe Nero, Costa or tax dodging Starbucks?
Though I would add, Krema is always packed, Starbucks near empty.
Maybe word is getting out.