Posts Tagged: Coffee
I came across Yallah Coffee the week before I was due to travel to Cornwall, where Yallah are based, and in a wonderful piece of synchronicity they are located just a few miles from where we were going to be staying. A couple of emails later and Rich had kindly agreed to meet me, and let Continue Reading
Unless you are travelling to a cultured city or town, where finding great coffee shops is all part of the fun, ensuring good coffee whilst travelling can be a challenge. Here’s my solution to the coffee travel challenge: Porlex Mini grinder – amazing little hand grinder, all stainless construction means it will withstand even the Continue Reading
The Philosophy of Coffee – it’s a intriguing title, but if truth be told this book covers the history more than the philosophy of coffee. Having said that, it’s still a great little book that gives a fascinating insight into coffee’s journey from Ethiopia via Yemen, London, Italy and America to become the global phenomenon it Continue Reading
Whilst making my coffee this morning I remembered this video I shot a while back as a test of iMovie on the iPhone and iPad. I was surprised just how good the video from the iPhone is, but also surprised at what a palaver it is to get the movie off of the iPhone and Continue Reading
Beautifully shot video about making the perfect espresso. Nespresso this is not.
I’ve just discovered a wonderful tradition; the caffè sospeso, or suspended espresso. In Naples when a customer is particularly happy with their espresso they will pay for two; the second being the suspended espresso. Then when somebody who is homeless, or down on their luck comes to the cafe they can ask if there are any Continue Reading