Detaching ashes from a Cigar: Gently place the ash on the ashtray and twist the cigar ever so slightly. Do not shake, brush or slam the ash off.
I believe that everything we do is a crucial part of our existence. Every single thing! Every single breath we take instigates the next and every breath is unquestionably dependent on the previous one. The Zen Chef Edward Espe Brown takes it to the extent of suggesting one only peels potatoes while peeling potatoes and [...]
The etiquette of fine-smoking asks of us not to put out a cigar by force. It is laid down to rest and soon enough it will extinguish itself.