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20 best spots for a Coffee Date in London

20 best spots for a coffee date in london

Going for a coffee date is very popular in London, It’s the first choice for a couple. If you do not want to fail on your first date you should continue reading below. Do not worry, I’ll get you covered with the best spots for a coffee date in London so that you cannot miss your chance to impress her/his with a stunning location and coffee too. I made sure to list some of the best spots which guarantee quality coffee as there are plenty of coffee lovers in the … Read more

19 Best reusable coffee cups in 2020

best reusable coffee cups

Updated – September 2020 This is my review of the best reusable coffee cups on the UK market, sustainable and eco-friendly. In the UK, there is a disposable of 3 billion coffee cups each year, and less than 1% are recycled. It inevitably harms our environment. Most of the cups lined with polythene are extremely hard to recover and cannot use further. A daily visit to a café may have a severe effect on your bank balance, and also people seeking to remove waste without kicking the caffeine habits. A … Read more

UK Coffee Trends in 2020 to Watch Out

coffee trends in 2020

Updated – August 2020 The coffee industry is one of the leading sectors in the United Kingdom economy, with the sector experiencing rapid trends. Every year there are new developments which boost the growth of the sector to higher scales. For instance, in April 2019, during the UK Coffee Leader’s Summit, the leaders were able to explore the current trends and also challenges facing the industry. The United Kingdom has seen the coffee shops generate more than £ 10.1 billion in the year 2018.  This year there is a high … Read more

Bialetti Moka Express Stovetop home coffee maker Review

bialetti moka express stovetop coffee maker review

Updated – August 2020 With over 105 million Mokas sold, who don’t know the Italian stovetop coffee maker Bialetti? As an Italian, I have owned several Bialetti stovetop coffee makers of any sizes and models. The company Bialetti is well known among Italians and worldwide for this kind of home coffee makers. In the last years, after many years of glorious history, Bialetti got some trouble competing with a frenetic coffee machine market and high positioned market competitors as stated in this article . Why is the Bialetti Moka Express … Read more

What involves being a barista in 2020?

being a barista

Updated August 2020 Definition of barista “A barista is a person, usually a coffeehouse employee, who prepares and serves espresso-based coffee drinks”. That’s what Wikipedia says about being a barista. Well, that’s just purely a simplistic view. When I meet new people so many time it happens that they ask me about my job and when they realise I’m a barista they look at me in such a way like “why you’re doing this?” or “Is it just temporary?” or “Are you looking for something else while making some money?”. … Read more

Speciality Coffee: what’s behind all this in 2020?

specialty_coffee

Updated August 2020 I used to drink coffee just as a fuel so it wasn’t a good relationship at all. I used to make it with a Moka pot adding sugar (hard to hear in the speciality coffee contest) after brewed it to cover the unpleasant experience. Just after many years, I realised what I was used to drinking: a “first wave” coffee, hard to smell and lacking of good flavours. Mostly a burnt liquid (made especially with pre grounded robusta beans) with hints of ash and leather and a … Read more

Best coffee shops in Central London in 2020

best coffee shops in central london

Updated August 2020 For obvious reasons, Central London is the busiest area of the city. Businessmen, workers and tourists roam daily in its streets, offices and museums. For their breaks, they stop by into coffee shops, which are various and of good quality. Let’s have a look at the best coffee shops in Central London. Here’s my list of the best coffee shops in Central London Workshop Coffee (Marylebone branch) Tucked away from one of the most chaotic streets of London, there’s Marylebone Coffeebar. Workshop coffee is my favourite coffee … Read more

The Cup of Excellence

cup of excellence

The Cup of Excellence is an annual competition that gathers all the best coffees of a coffee-producing country with. But just before looking at how it works, let’s have a look at the history of the competition and why it has been set up. The Alliance for Coffee Excellence First of all, the Cup of Excellence (COE) was created by The Alliance for Coffee Excellence (ACE). As stated on its website, the Alliance for Coffee Excellence is “a non-profit, global membership organization that upholds the highest standards in speciality coffee … Read more

Best UK/US Speciality Coffee Blogs and Coffee Influencers in 2020 – Part One

coffee blogs and coffee influencers

There are different types of coffee blogs dominating the country where viewers can access the content and make the best-informed decision about the coffee. Some blogs have been ranked as the best with great traffic and, therefore, are more reliable. There are millions of people who love coffee and coffee blogs are out there to ensure there is a spark of more interest, and there is an increase in the demand for the beverage in the country. In this article, we shall discuss the very best coffee blogs and coffee … Read more

Kombucha Coffee: what is it, exactly?

kombucha coffee

Another day, another trend. Today we talk about kombucha coffee, what exactly is, why it’s so healthy and why it’s become so famous. The origin of kombucha coffee It’s not clear where kombucha coffee comes from. Some say it comes from Northeast China around 250 BC during Qin dynasty and from there on it would be known in Europe via Russia and East Europe. The origin of the name though may come from the Japanese word “kobucha” or “konbucha”, which means “kelp tea”. Others believed it was traded in China … Read more