In a shaker, add: 30ml Quick Brown Fox Coffee Liqueur 30ml vodka 30ml fresh espresso (or Harpoon Cold Brew Coffee) 1tsp liquid honey plenty of ice. Shake and strain into a martini glass. Use roasted coffee beans to garnish.Read more "QBF Espresso Martini (classic)"
A coconut milk smoothie with chocolate coffee ganache and toasted coconut flakes. Blend: 1x can coconut milk, 1/2 cup dessicated coconut, 1x frozen banana, a dash of vanilla essence The ganash. Separately mix 2T each: Harpoon Cold Brew Coffee Concentrate, maple syrup, olive oil, cocoa powder. Toast: Coconut flakes under the grill for about 5 […]Read more "The Coco Loco"
There are many gadgets in the world of coffee. But it’s the humble French Press (also, more tragically known as ‘a coffee plunger’), that is a mainstay in homes around the world. It’s a simple device that allows you to create an excellent cup. The French press is undoubtedly an under-rated champion in the coffee kingdom. Here’s how to make the perfect French Press.Read more "Making the Perfect French Press"
Cold Brew is a wonderful way to drink coffee. It tends to have a delicate flavour that is sweet and toasty with only gentle acidity and bitterness – which makes it light and refreshing. “How to make your own Cold Brew” is at the end of this page if you just want the juice, I’ll […]Read more "How to make Cold Brew Coffee"
Kopi Luwak is the most expensive coffee in the world. But is it worth the price?Read more "Why you should avoid the most expensive coffee in the world."
In March 2014 I had the pleasure of visiting coffee plantations and exporters in North Sumatra. Here are 10 photographs which show a little ‘behind the scenes’ of coffee.Read more "Coffee in Sumatra: A Journey in 10 pictures"
Recently, I had the pleasure of being a participant in a study conducted by coffee guru Mario Fernandez.
To run the experiment, Mario managed to capture the fragrances of different coffees within a resin then disseminate those individual chemicals for smelling.Read more "Disseminating the Fragrance of Coffee"
Kota Kinabalu. Malaysian Borneo. March 2014. I was talking to an older Australian gentleman about the rubbish around us and the seemingly callous disregard for its lack of purposeful placement. The few bins that were dotted around the Kota Kinabalu night market were overflowing; the beautiful marine reserve in which I was to dive the […]Read more "Adventure to Sumatra Part 3: The Other Side of the Coin"
The Nature of Coffee. What does Fair Trade Organic mean to the farmers and the environment? Tales from visiting coffee plantations in Sumatra.Read more "Adventure to Sumatra Part 2: All is Fair in Love and Coffee"
Coffee is considered to be the ‘canary in the coalmine’ of climate. We’re seeing changes at the origins of coffee – here are my observations.Read more "Adventure to Sumatra Part 1: A Little Bird"