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.
Preparing coffee in an ibrik was almost forgotten publicly, until professionals took interest in it again over a decade ago. Ibrik coffee has been made at home continuously in e.g. Russia and Turkey but underrated by many for not being very professional.
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.
In Lithuania, we can be proud to have many professional baristas. One of them, Laurynas Arlauskas, is the winner of 2016 and 2017 Lithuanian Barista Championship.
OMG! Are you scared yet? Try this liquorice cappuccino for Halloween!
Latte with cinnamon syrup is a perfect seasonal coffee recipe for Christmas.
This seasonal coffee recipe with almond milk is perfect for Christmas in a café.
Perfect coffee recipe for dessert - tune your Café Mocha with mint and chocolate!
Salty caramel freakshake with espresso.
Bright up your afternoon with double espresso and tonic water.
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?
Smooth and peppery coffee drink to keep you warm on a rainy autumn day.
In the year 2017 Finland is celebrating 100 years of independence! We created this drink to honor the beautiful country.
Making great espresso is difficult. It requires at least delicious coffee beans, excellent brewing recipe, good and clean espresso machine and grinder. Also you need to know the best practices on how to actually pull an espresso. Here are my tips about the practices and my routine how I make espresso.
You can see, taste and feel the personal touch of a professional barista in a flat white, an espresso based coffee originating from Australia. Flat white should exhibit distinct flavour of coffee as well as milk.
How to make espresso?
Latte art is constant improvement and you can never be perfect or ready with it. It is only a matter how much you want to challenge yourself and use your imagination. In my previous latte art blog we went through the basics of how to make latte art. Let’s now go into deeper!
Espresso recipes are important in cafés in terms of consistency and flavour. How and why are the espresso recipes made and what are the things you should consider when making a recipe for espresso? Let’s dig deeper into the world of espresso!