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 Travel Coffee Kit

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

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

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.

Suspended Espresso

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