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.
It was several months ago that the World Barista Championship 2017 was held in Seoul. However, many countries are already running national championships to determine who will win the right to represent them at the 2018 World Barista Championship, which is taking place in June in Amsterdam.
For some of us coffee is so much more than just a cup of black liquid. For a young, talented barista and an artist Rusnė Stankevičiūtė, coffee is a source of inspiration. Her artwork is filled with coffee beans and hints from barista lifestyle.
Well I think we all know that our perception of flavour and taste are different form each other: what is sour for one not necessarily will be sour for other. And also that tasting actually is a really unique combination of all our senses - smell, hearing, sight, and of course the taste. In this blog I give examples how different senses actually effect the way we taste.
One of the biggest and coolest coffee events in Lithuania is Vilnius Coffee Festival. What can you expect from this year's event? Make sure not to miss these!
So, today I would like to introduce you to the “BRO”, first ever attempt to create a Lithuanian coffee brewer.
When I bought it the guy who developed it, Emanuelis Ryklys said, “Take care of the Brother”. That sure forms some kind of attachment to this unique coffee dripper 😊
So, you would like to learn this artisanal craft, but maybe you are still wondering how to become a barista? Well, the stereotypical tattoos and beard-combo probably won’t make you a barista, but they sure won’t stop you from becoming one. Here are my best tips how start your path to become a pro barista!