Coffee News: from Seed to Cup

FROM THE VAULT

Our past article on Tusell Tostadores recounted the Los Pirineous farm’s story behind their supremely sublime El Salvadorian “Salva D’Or roast. So for this article, we will explore the …

So, a Popular Question Is; “I Like My Coffee This Way – What Brewing Method Should I Use?” Well, our answer would always be …

Did you know that it takes 2000 hours for a cup of coffee to be made? From seed germination, to roasting, to the brewing. …

Credit: @amateur_casual Before you buy your own brewing kit, consider these tips that I’ve learned from mistakes I’ve made to ensure your brew tastes tip top: 1. …

 

 

A coffee factory (farm)  in Embu, Kenya. Washing the coffee. Our last review  focused on the “people” behind the bean.  So this time, we …

We grabbed a cup with Josh Thompson, the man behind “The Specialty Coffee Company” based in Newcastle, UK. In between explaining his motivations behind …

 

He’s also a true character. Organic coffee farming & COMSA transformed his life, so he takes it upon himself to share his techniques and expertise …

  Tussel Tostadores. A sourcer & roaster. What a life I lead. Last week I was awoken by a DHL deliveryman transporting a precious …

Contrary to popular belief, its possible to make an exquisite espresso at home without a professional barista level machine. There’s no need splash-out on a La …

If you’re serious about producing quality espresso at home, you can’t expect to spend less than $500 (for a brand new machine). Why?  If …

Venezuela, a beautiful nation with exceptionally beautiful people. But what about coffee? Did you know at one time Venezuela was ranked close to Colombia …

We recently interviewed micro-roaster, Paula Chaverri & barista Glen Arce on the Costa Rican coffee industry. F Solano caught up with Ariel Bravo, twice …

But what about the coffee shop & cafe culture. What does his average Costa Rican customer drink or desire?  F. Solano, met with Glen, a …

Costa Rica (Central America). Credit: Google Maps   Ever wondered about the Costa Rica coffee scene? Our Costa Rican correspondent, F. Solano, caught up …

Planning an extended trip to origin? During our recent trip to origin, we caught up with Z. Latimor, a US coffee lover who ditched …

Prior to discussing the flavour notes, it’s important to acknowledge the story and sweat that’s been poured into harvesting each little Bourbon bean (hopefully no actual …

Whether you are planning on making espresso at home or you are opening up a business, there are many items you must take seriously …

In this Perfect Daily Grind feature titled The Weekly Extraction: Observations from Origin, I will be writing about my experiences as a coffee shop …