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Coffee Gear Tips

Coffee Gear Tips

If you're a coffee aficionado looking to elevate your at-home brew, investing in the right filter coffee gear is a must. Whether you're a fan of pour-over, French press, or drip coffee, there are a variety of tools and accessories available to help you brew the perfect cup. One essential piece of equipment is a good coffee grinder. A quality grinder will allow you to freshly grind your beans to the right consistency for your brewing method, resulting in a fresher and more flavourful cup of coffee. There are two main types of grinders: burr grinders and blade grinders. Burr...

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How to texture milk at home like a pro

How to texture milk at home like a pro

There are a few simple steps you can take to make better coffee at home. First, start with high-quality coffee beans and grind them fresh just before brewing. Use the right amount of coffee relative to the amount of water you're using, this is known as your coffee ratio and is the difference between an ok cup of coffee and a great cup of coffee. Finally, use good-quality water and heat it to the proper temperature, which is between 95º and 100º degrees Celsius (depending on the coffee and the brew method). When it comes to milk there are many...

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My Favourite Hario V60

My Favourite Hario V60

After using the plastic, the ceramic V60, metal V60, glass V60 and even Hario Mugen / Hario Switch. My favourite V60 has to be the Matte Black Metal V60. While it may not be the most versatile or portable brewers the Hario V60 is my all time favourite V60 dripper from Hario. It is my daily driver and in this blog post I am going to tell you why. Quality: Over the years Hario has been proven and trusted in manufacturing coffee equipment, with a forward thinking design team and an unrivalled glass quality Hario is an industry leader. As...

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Brewing Coffee Flowers 🌸

Brewing Coffee Flowers 🌸

What is coffee flower tea? As the name suggests “flower”, is part of the coffee tree on which the green coffee beans grow. Rather than wasting the flower, these coffee flowers are hand picked at the right time (to prevent any disruption to the growth of the coffee fruit). The flowers are then dried on a raised bed (designed for coffee processing) for a few hours to preserve the natural flavours & aromas and sent off to be sold as tea. Where can I get coffee flower tea? While coffee flower tea isn't super popular you can find some available...

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MICE 2022 - My week at MICE

MICE 2022 - My week at MICE

So incase you don't already know, this last week (27/09 - 30/09) has been a huge week for the coffee industry, particularly for coffee industry in Melbourne, Australia. This last week we had MICE (Melbourne International Coffee Expo), World Brewers Cup and World Barista Championship. All within the same venue and the same 4 days. The Competitions: After a hectic 4 days we now have a new World Barista Champion, Anthony Douglass from Axil coffee roaster. Watch Anthony's performance below. We also have a new World Brewers Cup Champion, Taiwan’s Shih Yuan Hsu (Sherry). Sherry used a combination of different grind sizes...

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