Connect with us

productivity

How To Start a Coffee Shop Business

Published

on

coffee

Coffee shop business is one of the businesses that have the potential of increasing your bank account on a daily basis but some many people are not aware of this that is why we have few people running the business. Some persons feel the business is alien to this part of the world as such such it wont attract good patronage Coffee shop business strives very well in the western world because of their weather. But now times are changing as many things are done by reason of sophistication. People drink coffee for many reasons

  1. Some for weight loss
  2. To stay awake
  3. for taste
  4. for smartness
  5. for memory retention
  6. To promote brain functioning

Coffee is a seed gotten form coffee tree or shrub. We have many farmers here in Nigeria who are into coffee farming but we fail to add value to it rather we take delight in exporting the seeds and importing them back as finished products. We are rich in Africa and the earlier we know how to utilize our resources, the better for us.

How To Start Coffee Shop Business

Don’t get your fingers burnt you need to have a good knowledge of how the business run don’t assume things. Make a trial coffee tea drink at home to know how well you can mix the ingredients and the quantity to use for a full cup. If there is a coffee shop close to you, go there and see how they run things how much they charge for a cup of tea and the best product to use or what customers like the most.

Location

For a coffee shop business to blossom, a good location is needed. You have to look for a place that high class and average earners are concentrated because these set of people are the ones that will promote your business. They will render good patronage and the shop needs to be in an open environment where it can easily be sighted.

A different place to start a coffee shop is in the higher institutions like the university environment etc. students who have early morning lectures and the ones reluctant to prepare food in the morning will patronize you. Motor parks either public or private are not a bad place for the business. So many travellers leave their homes very early without eating and will gladly have their breakfast in a close by coffee shop.

Capital

The capital needed for coffee shop business is not huge as it is a business you can start with a small amount of money. Once you secure a place or building you want to use for the shop, others are something you can afford. Every business should be started on a small scale for experience sake  before going into large scale. As a small scale entrepreneur, you can start alone then when more mouths are added you can employ competent hands to help you in the business.

Read Also: have the miraculous gifts like tongues andprophecy

Materials needed for coffee shop business

  • Beverages coffee
  • Honey
  • Sugar
  • Milk
  • Water
  • Bags of tea

Equipment/utensils

  • Kettle
  • Mugs
  • Cups
  • Plate
  • Pot
  • Fork
  • Source of fire (stove, gas cooker, electric stove)

How to set up your coffee shop

Set up your coffee shop I a modern way, make the place airy as you can install AC or fan in other to make it a relaxation spot. Arrange beautiful and attractive chairs and tables if you have the money tile the floor and paint the building with a good colour, plant natural flowers, add artistic works and get a nice scenting perfume to make your customers feel comfortable because an average Nigerian needs a cossy, serene and attractive environment. Use current utensils that are beautiful, distinct your coffee shop from others by the equipments you use. The way you set your tea shop will command the caliber of people that patronize you. People who love hanging out with their spouses and friends will choose yours over and if the place is spacious and well furnished, offices will bring their board meetings to your shop.

Why you should start coffee shop business

  • It is easy to start
  • Coffee shop business is not saturated
  • It is lucrative
  • The capital required for starting is small
  • It is a business a student can do e.g. unemployed
  • The materials and equipment to use can be seen around
  • Other businesses can be added to it such as indomie food.

Challenges

Every business has a challenge. The major challenge of a Coffee shop is weather. When the weather is too hot, you may have low patronage but that can be addressed when you add cold fruit juice business to it. Also the business thrives very well in the morning so you have to wake up on time in other not to miss your customers. Not having a business idea will make you lose the money invested in the business. Get grained or make researches before you start and write a business plan for your coffee shop. An adage says anyone who doesn’t make plan, plans to fail so trade wisely.

In conclusion, business these days is all about packaging. Hence package your coffee shop in such a way that it becomes appealing. Serve hot freshly and make sandwiches on a daily basis.

Read Also: How TO Treat Pot Belly Naturally

productivity

How To Prepare Appetizing Peppered Snail

Published

on

How To Prepare Appetizing Peppered Snail

Snails have a tender texture and simple taste & absorb easily in any type of sauce you prepare them in. On this post, you will be taught how to prepare appetizing peppered snail.

How To Prepare Appetizing Peppered Snail

Recipe

  • 6 Medium scotch bonnet pepper
  • 4 Medium tomatoes
  • 1 Medium onions
  • 1 Slice green bell pepper
  • 4 Extra-large snails
  • Curry powder
  • Seasoning
  • Salt
  • Vegetable oil
  • Ugu leaves

Read Also: police brutality nigerian forces fire on demonstrators protesting

Procedure

  • How you wash your snails matters a lot. Your snail should be high-pitched spotless without mucus or odor.
  • Once you unshell the snail, wash off the first mucus off with alum twice before adding Garri on it and use the Garri to scrub every angle of the snail appropriately.
  • Throw out the Garri and wash the snail with clean water.
  • Pour the snail in a pot and add water before placing on the fire to boil
  • Throw out the water after boiling for 5 minutes,
  • Take away the snail and wash properly. After which you add salt to it and scrub properly. This is to avoid the odor linked with the snail
  • Pour the snail into a clean pot with water and pour little of the chopped onion, salt, seasoning and little curry powder then let it cook for 30-35minutes
  • Remove the snail from the stock after 35minutes,
  • Fry the snail
  • Blend the peppers tomato and left over onions then boil
  • Boil until the mixture is totally dried but not burnt
  • Drop a pan on the fire with vegetable oil and allow it to get hot
  • Add in the boiled tomato fry for 2minutes before adding salt, seasoning and little curry powder
  • Pour a little sliced Ugu leaf and fry up for 6 seconds
  • Add the hot fried snail and continue stir frying for 1 minute (the snail should go immediately into the pepper sauce immediately as its taken off the hot oil. this will let the pepper sauce enter the snail making it more delicious)

Read Also: How To Make Kuli Kuli (German Stone)

 

Continue Reading

productivity

How To Make Kuli Kuli (German Stone)

Published

on

How To Make Kuli Kuli (German Stone)

Kuli kuli is a West African Snack that is mainly derived from groundnut. The Nupe people of Nigeria were the first to make it. Kuli kuli is also known as German stones, the rock or peanut balls. On this post, we will learn how to make Kuli kuli (German stone)

Kuli kuli is frequently consumed alone or with a combination of cassava flakes. It is usually molded into various shapes and traded in see-through nylons and it remains a snack to eat any day, anytime.

How To Make Kuli Kuli (German Stone)

Recipe

  • 2 cups of groundnut
  • Groundnut oil and a tea spoon of ground pepper
  • ½ spoon of ginger powder
  • Potash (Optional)
  • Kitchen Utensils and Appliances Needed
  • food processor
  • Non sticky frying pot
  • Muslin cloth
  • Plastic bowl

Read Also: cristiano ronaldo confirmed positive for coronavirus

Procedure

  • Pour the groundnuts and ginger into the powerful food processor, and set to rotate until the nuts are almost turning to a pastry form.
  • Scoop the pasty nut into a clean and dry muslin cloth and press out the oil as much as you can. Don’t anticipate seeing a lot of oil. This step is very important as it decides how crispy the kulikuli will be.
  • Add the compressed peanut into a plastic bowl, pour the powdered pepper.
  • Combine the parts using your fingers and outline using your palms to your desired size.
  • Drop the non-sticky pan on cooker and pour enough groundnut oil to fry the balls. You can also add potash and onion to provide flavor into the oil but it is optional.
  • Before the temperature of the oil arrives a frying point, pour the shaped balls into it and keep turning until all sides of the balls transforms to brown.
  • Bring out the kuli kuli into a plate and let it cool.

Read Also How To Prepare Isi-Ewu (Goat Head Soup)

Continue Reading

productivity

How To Prepare Isi-Ewu (Goat Head Soup)

Published

on

How To Prepare Isi-Ewu Goat Head Soup

Isi ewu, goat head soup is a dish from Igbo land of Eastern Nigeria. Just like Nkwobi (cow foot), Isi ewu is more tasty for the addition of the fatty brain of the goat. On this post, you will learn how to prepare isi-ewu (goat head soup)

How To Prepare Isi-Ewu (Goat Head Soup)

Recipe

  • One goat head
  • 2 Onions
  • 2-3 roasted calabash nutmeg,
  • 4 pieces of habanero peppers (Ata rodo),
  • Seasoning cubes
  • Salt to taste.
  • 200ml of Palm oil
  • Water
  • Thyme, curry and potash (Kaun)
  • Ground crayfish
  • Utazi leaves

Read Also: iphone 12 and things you must identify know about it

Note: The utazi leaf is added to enhance some bitter taste to the Isi-Ewu whereas potash (kaun) is added to make the palm oil thicken up.

Preparations

  • Chop your goat head into tiny bits .
  • Rinse the whole meat properly after using foam and hard sponge to scrub dirt mainly in the ears and tongue part.
  • Rinse and cut the fresh utazi leaves into little pieces
  • Soak a tea spoon of potash or kaun in a little quantity of water and allow it melt properly before filtering the water
  • Rind, rinse and cut one onion into ring shape and keep aside.
  • Grind the onion and pepper into pasty form. pour just a small quantity of water if it’s necessary you want to grind.
  • Drop the goat meat portions into a big pot and place on a cooker
  • Pour a little quantity of water sufficient to cook the meat, because there is no need for stock water.
  • Pour the two cube seasonings, each spoon of thyme and curry & cook for at least 20 minutes.
  • Add salt and let it cook for up to 10 minutes. When the meat pieces are soft enough, keep separately
  • In a different pot, pour palm oil, the sieved water of potash gently into the pot containing palm oil and mix using a wooden spatula until the oil goes totally yellow.
  • Pour 2 table spoons of crayfish and mix.
  • Pour the grounded (Ehu seeds) calabash nut Meg, grinded onions and pepper (to taste) and a small amount of sliced utazi leaves.
  • Pour the prepared goat head meat bits into this mixture and mix properly.
  • Allow it cook for little minutes under low temperature until it is intensely hot.

In most Nigerian eateries, Isi Ewu is served in a calabash or any woody material with a little amount of onion and some portions of fresh Utazi leaves on it. This makes it very natural and colorful.

Read Also:How To Prepare Delectable Ofada Stew (Ayamase)

Continue Reading
Advertisement Explore My Town

Trending

%d bloggers like this: