August 11, 2021

Why do coffee plants flower & what does it mean for producers?

The blooming of white, fragrant flowers on coffee plants is the first step of a year-long journey. When their crops flower, farmers can start to...

August 9, 2021

A guide to brewing larger volumes of coffee at home

Brewing larger volumes of coffee at home can be challenging. As you increase your brew weight, you need to correspondingly tweak other variables, including your...

July 27, 2021

Cleaning your coffee brewer at home

The quality of home-brewed coffee depends on a huge number of different factors, from the consistency of your grind to the temperature of your water....

July 14, 2021

Make your own coffee liqueur at home

Coffee-flavoured spirits or liqueurs have been served alone or as part of cocktails for more than three centuries. A coffee liqueur is essentially a distilled alcoholic...

June 23, 2021

Choosing the best paper filter for your pour over coffee

Paper filters have a reputation for giving your cup of coffee a cleaner and more vibrant flavour when compared to filters made from other materials,...

May 26, 2021

“A wonderful symphony of flavours”: Exploring the coffee negroni

Few cocktails have enjoyed the same level of popularity as the negroni over the last 100 years. It is versatile, refreshing, and has an entire...

May 12, 2021

What is excelsa coffee?

Discovered in Africa at the turn of the 20th century, excelsa coffee is a unique, resilient, and productive species, despite its minimal presence in the...

March 16, 2021

Tiramisu: The classic Italian coffee dessert

Tiramisu is one of the most popular desserts in the entire world. It is a traditional Italian sweet dish, made with coffee, sponge, egg yolks,...

March 15, 2021

Exploring the cuccuma: A traditional Neapolitan coffee pot

Decades older than both espresso and the moka pot, the cuccuma (also known as the cuccumela or the Neapolitan flip coffee pot) is a traditional...

February 18, 2021

Four coffee desserts you can make at home

For centuries, coffee drinkers have paired some of their favourite beverages with a range of different foods. Perhaps most notably, desserts, from cakes and cookies...

February 9, 2021

Sugar in coffee: Exploring an age-old habit

All around the world, people add sugar or sweeteners to their coffee, and have done so for centuries.  Although third wave coffee consumers generally lean...

January 18, 2021

Exploring the espresso martini

The espresso martini is an iconic drink that has risen in popularity among lovers of coffee, cocktails, and everything in between. Supposedly invented in 1983...

January 8, 2021

How Can Producers Define Sensory Profiles For Their Coffees?

With any given cup of specialty coffee, there are an incredible number of factors that determine its quality. A coffee’s flavour will vary according to...

January 4, 2021

What Is The Espresso Romano?

The espresso romano is a simple yet intriguing beverage. In its purest form, it is an espresso served with a slice of lemon, even though...

December 8, 2020

What Is The Caffè Marocchino?

Layering coffee drinks takes more time and precision than making a normal espresso-based beverage. Despite this, their unique presentation – as the drinks are often...

November 2, 2020

Can You Use Coffee As A Fitness Supplement?

Sports drinks and supplements are incredibly popular among athletes and fitness professionals, but in recent years, more and more products have emerged citing the fitness...