Outdoor Coffee Time

Coffee is our rock. It’s our vice. But also our friend. A loving companion for life. Coffee is always there. It brightens our day and makes for memorable experiences. We take coffee with us wherever we go and most importantly on outdoor adventures. (You can…

Basic Latte Art Technique

There are many ways to do latte art and many styles of patterns. However the core of the skills outlined in this post is the basis and foundation of every pattern you’ll ever want to do. By understanding and mastering these skills you’ll be on…

How to divide steamed milk to pour two identical coffees

This question was asked by Sandra, a home barista who was struggling to get consistent milk foam on her second cup. Sandra was steaming milk for two coffee’s at the same time and was continually frustrated that the second cup was not as silky and…

Why stir your espresso?

We first wrote this article in April 2017. We’ve had more customers ask the same question lately, so we’ve updated and republished. Stir & Enjoy! This is a great question, but before we get to that, I need to explain what is actually in an…

Deepening our experience of tasting coffee

Part 1: Identifying acids As a way to deepen our experience – and enjoyment – of coffee, we’re doing a short series on how to identify the various flavours within each cup. Acids make up a huge component of coffee, so for our first exercise…

Cappuccino at home with a Stovetop Brewer

If you’re spending time at home, you’ll want to brew delicious coffee! The good news is that you don’t need expensive equipment to make great coffee. As you’ll see in the video below, you can brew incredible coffee with a Stovetop Brewer (or Moka Pot).…

Brewing with #nofilter, cezve style

Brewing Specialty Coffee on the Cezve, Ibrik, Turkish Coffee Pot or Greek Style It goes by many names. It’s ancient. And it’s a beautiful way to brew.  After nearly 20 years of coffee making I’ve gone back to my roots. My father is from the…

Brewing Coffee with a Chemex

I’ve loved the Chemex for years! From its fine award winning design to its iconic appearance in the James Bond’s movie, ‘From Russia With Love’. But I really love it because it just makes really nice coffee. Welcome to the next level of coffee drinking!…

Brew coffee at home with an AeroPress

Just when the world of coffee brewing looked set in stone, along come the AeroPress! Since it’s launch, this brewing wonder has seen a volcanic rise in popularity and praise. Here’s why. It brews the right amount of coffee, combines immersion brewing – french press…

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