Eva Deloach

From the Roasterie at Minglement
Advertisers, September 2023

From the Roasterie at Minglement

Coffee is a labor-intensive crop grown in some of the most economically marginalized and environmentally sensitive regions of the world. The life of not only the plants themselves, but also of the farmers, the pickers, and their families and communities, are vulnerable to rapid political changes and economic challenges, as well as the ever-increasing unpredictability…

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Minglement for August

The fruit and berry season is in full swing now and making bubbly refreshing shrubs to make it through the hotter days ahead will be a delight. Here is my recipe that I use for most things shrubs, and of course you may have your own twist, too!  It’s easy and the shrub mixture should…

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From the Roasterie

“The coffee flavor manifests its characteristics through the land, the elements, and from the hearts of the people all along its way.” – Eva Within the coffee industry, there are many ways to describe the flavors of coffee. Hints of caramel, chocolate, or wine. Undertones of nuts, figs, or flowers. These fancy descriptors cannot capture…

Minglement – Probiotic Asparagus Recipe
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Minglement – Probiotic Asparagus Recipe

1 bunch of washed asparagus, approximately 15 spears, woody ends trimmed. Medium-thickness asparagus spears with roughly the same circumference work best in this recipe.1 tablespoon yellow mustard seed1 bay leaf1 whole clove of garlic, peeled2 cups brine (1 tablespoon of coarse or sea salt, dissolved into 2 cups of room-temperature water)1-quart Mason jar Yield: This…

Minglement and The Roasterie, Thoughts From Eva
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Minglement and The Roasterie, Thoughts From Eva

Minglement “Herbs, spices, teas and simple first foods were rooted in ancient systems of nourishment, healing, and ritual. Food is our medicine, and plants are some of our first teachers and beloved memories.  Each plant is unique to its bioregion and peoples and their use, unique to each.” – Eva The Roasterie. “Traditional farming systems…

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From the Roasterie – Coffee World

The production time for really good coffee that is properly aged, fermented, and dried is 30% to 50% lower than most modern varieties on the market today, with preparation at least triple the time. Harvesting only when the coffee is ripe means passing through a farm up to five times a year, which is long…

Eva’s Lebanese Hummus Recipe
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Eva’s Lebanese Hummus Recipe

 Ingredients 1 ½ cups roasted butternut squash (half of a 2.5 lb. butternut squash)  2 tbsp olive oil 1 ½ cups cooked chickpeas (one 15-oz can of chickpeas, rinsed and drained)  2 tbsp tahini  1 garlic clove, peeled  1 lemon, juiced 2 tbsp water  ½ tsp sea salt with black nigella seeds ¼ tsp smoked paprika …

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Roasterie History

Minglement, an organic food, herb, and spice store established in 1972 on Vashon was growing, and Eva wanted to move her business into a larger space. A country block away, the original Historic Seattle’s Best Coffee roasting facility, stood empty. The site was well over 100 years old, with its well-worn wooden floors, charming front…

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Minglement – Blood Oranges Season

BLOOD ORANGES SEASON – available now Blood oranges are not as bitter as oranges, and make nice dried slices for natural decorations for your tree, as well as a delightful treat filled with vitamin C. For fun – slice off the top, hollow out, and make juice. Use the hollowed-out cup for hot cider and…

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From the Roasterie

The fire is glowing in the bookstore – the café is bustling with people coming in from the cold to warm up for a bit on their way to other places. All our coffee has finally arrived from its long trip along the roads, on boats and trains. The coffee is quite delicious and bright…

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