Posts Tagged: 'coffee'

Yallah Coffee Cornwall

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

The Perfect Coffee Travel Kit

Unless you are travelling to a cultured city or town, where finding great coffee shops is all part of the fun, getting good coffee whilst travelling can be a challenge. Here’s my solution to this travel challenge: Porlex Mini grinder – amazing little hand grinder, all stainless construction means it will withstand even the most Continue Reading

A Film About Coffee

A fascinating documentary exploring the world of speciality coffee. A Film About Coffee is beautifully shot, featuring coffee production in Honduras and Rwanda, coffee is grown is stunning locations. It was heartening to see Direct Trade in action, where a coffee company works directly with farms and producers, paying in advance and significantly above market rate to Continue Reading

The Philosophy of Coffee

The Philosophy of Coffee – it’s a intriguing title, it caught my eye after all, but if truth be told this book covers the history not the philosophy of coffee. Having said that, it’s a great little book that gives a fascinating insight into coffee’s journey from Ethiopia via Yemen, London, Italy and America to become Continue Reading

iMoka

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

Espresso, Intelligentsia

Beautifully shot video about making the perfect espresso. Nespresso this is not. Via SimpleBits