10 outstanding Christmas coffee gifts ideas

10 outstanding Christmas coffee gifts ideas

And there we are. We are getting closer to Christmas, the strangest ever. But this does not mean that we have lost the sense of Christmas. Gift-giving time is coming so better plan ahead your Christmas coffee gifts before running out of time. Here’s below 8 outstanding Christmas coffee gifts ideas for your coffee lovers. 1 – SLURP Original/Rare coffee subscription Coffee subscription has never been so popular. So, why do not choose from the best of the best? SLURP has a wide range of coffee subscription, making the perfect … Read more

The Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin spice latte

It’s safe to say that Autumn is definitely here. Leaves have started to fall bringing to the street of London the pattern we love during this season (do you know that the leaves are not collected?). But we also love Autumn for another reason: the pumpkin spice latte, the signature drink of the season. You may have already tasted it but have you ever known about the story behind the drink? Anyway, it’s time to enjoy a pumpkin spice latte while writing down the article. If you’re not familiar with … 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

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

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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 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

Dalgona coffee – how to enjoy this 2020 trend

dalgona coffee

Year by year we are surrounded by trends. Sometimes a trend becomes ordinary (such as the case of the oat milk), sometimes it will last for the warmest months of the year, especially for those drinks that it’s better to enjoy during those periods. And that’s exactly the case of Dalgona coffee, a new trend that has just broken the Internet and is killing this Summer. In fact, it started from Korea in January and perhaps it’s taking advantage of this period where we were self-isolated. Let’s find out about … Read more

Is CBD coffee worth it?

cbd coffee

Recent years have brought to the coffee industry new trends. We cannot forget for example all the dairies milk that are now available in any coffee shops such as the oat milk. But also, the nitro coffee, or the coffee mixed with the beer to make extraordinary sour coffee beer. So, today we are talking about another trend that started a couple of years ago in the USA which is making its path even in Europe. I’m talking about CBD coffee. Well, for most of you that don’t know yet, … Read more

The Engaging History of London Coffee Houses

london coffee houses history

Today it’s time to talk about the history of London coffee houses, from the very beginning to how coffee has evolved until it’s reached the third wave coffee and beyond. The London speciality coffee wouldn’t be the same of today without all that happened since the 16th century. Before getting through today’s coffee industry, we need to give some background. Let’s get back to the History of London coffee houses. The History of London Coffee Houses 17th Century Great Britain has been associated mostly as a nation of tea drinkers. … Read more