Profiled and awarded as a latte art guru, barista Ben Morrow’s heart beats to the work done by coffee farmers and to a pot of black filter coffee.
Filter coffee is making a comeback, but this time the method is pour over rather than traditional coffee brewer.
I had the pleasure of chatting with The Barn Berlin’s roaster Jessica Greene. She has worked for 4.5 years at The Barn, which is regarded as one of the most advanced roasteries in the world.
The third annual Helsinki Coffee Festival will be held from April 21 to 23 at Kaapelitehdas. It’s a three day event bursting with coffee lovers and everything around coffee. If you work with coffee or are even slightly interested in it, Helsinki Coffee Festival is for you. These big events can sometimes feel somewhat frightening to beginners in the coffee world, so here are 5 tips of what to do and expect when you enter the festival.
Pairing wine and food has been done for centuries. Fine dining restaurants have specific persons, usually called sommeliers, doing that job so why wouldn’t cafés do the same thing?
For Lauri Pipinen and Julia Reinhard coffee is a job, hobby and passion. Both still try to make sure there's also more to life than coffee.
Cold brew coffee is a cool and refreshing drink for the summer.
Russia has traditionally a strong tea culture, but now we are seeing an impressive coffee boom. Coffee is becoming one of the features of contemporary urban life.
Just a few months ago, I had one of the biggest highlights of my coffee career. Participating in the Lithuanian Barista championship I won the second place in the competition.
Sometimes it is good to keep it simple: cool blend of cold brew coffee and toasty cane syrup make a tasty pair.
How to freshen up your cold brew coffee? It´s actually quite easy because cold brew coffee has many good friends; mint, lemon, lime, soda water, lemonade…
New York City, the city that never sleeps. A city where 8,5 million people speak 300 different languages. In NYC, within 5 districts there are over 1,700 coffee shops – and 272 of them are Starbucks.
Working as a barista means being a true crafts(wo)man! What if the daily routines turn the passion into pain preventing the barista from working and maybe even changing the career?
Have you ever heard about glitter coffee? Well, I'm sure you know that sometimes it’s fun to act like a kid and play with your food or drinks, even though your parents probably told you not to. Edible glitter and food colors are a great and easy way of doing that with coffee. The only thing you need is your imagination and perhaps good music on the background.
Last time we focused on the fundamentals of coffee brewing. This time we will concentrate on different coffee brewing methods! I’m, as a Finn, a big fan of filter coffee. Many think that coffee is just a way to survive through your day, kind of fuel for the body but I think it’s really complex and interesting thing to experiment with. So many wonderful and clear tastes!
Six years ago London Coffee Festival was born, and today it's THE event to explore coffee culture, breathe barista lifestyle and find new trends. At the festival, you get to meet enthusiast roasters, product manufactures, baristas, and other industry professionals. It is so inspiring to see and feel their love and knowledge of this amazing beverage called coffee.
Feeling like reminiscing summer? Add blueberries and lime to your cold brew and you're good to go!
The softness of cold brew coffee and the sweetness of ginger beer makes a perfect combination. Try it and you'll fall in love immediately!
Let’s get really geeky for a moment and talk about coffee brewing recipes. I’ll will be talking about filter coffee brewing recipes this time, but same things concern espresso to some extent.
Barista trainer Jori Korhonen evaluates every cup of coffee he prepares but does not pass judgement on cups made by others.