August 26, 2015

How to Home Roast Coffee: Popcorn Maker Air Popper Style

Roasting at home has always intrigued me, yet until recently, I’d shied away from trying it. Why bother when it’s so much easier to buy...

August 19, 2015

Your barista career: 7 rules for workplace success

We all want to be the best barista possible. The question is, how do we do that? Is it a case of the longer you...

August 5, 2015

Coffee Cupping: 5 Key Steps to Cupping Mastery

Being able to pick up on the flavour profile of a coffee doesn’t just look impressive. It also heightens your enjoyment. Although at first it...

July 30, 2015

Step-by-Step Guide to Milk Texturing & Latte Art Pouring Techniques

Most baristas I encounter want to run before they can walk when it comes to latte art. They think attempting to pour something pretty with poorly textured...

July 21, 2015

The World Latte Art Championship: What Does It Take to Compete?

South Africa is a relative newbie to latte art. While in the U.S. it emerged in the nineties, it’s only in the last few years that...