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Get the Summer Shakes!

Get the Summer Shakes!

Get the Summer Shakes!Whatever the weather, we do love a good excuse for some deliciously cool drinks in the garden in the summer months... ok, weeks! Our Sarah got creative with some of our cool iced latte's and has created three tempting simple summer shakes for you...

Coffee cocktail recipes for cocktails at home

Coffee cocktail recipes for cocktails at home

We’re chuffed to bits that it’s starting to get a bit warmer, sunnier and, dare we say it, hopeful out there at the moment. We’re sipping our steamy cappuccinos still, but definitely erring into cold brew territory when the sun dares to say hello.

Is your coffee under or over extracted?

Is your coffee under or over extracted?

Coffee extraction: how you can tell if you're over or under extracting ingIf you’re new to the fresh coffee game, you may not be familiar with the phrase ‘extraction’. While it sounds like something rather mechanical, it’s actually one of the most natural elements of...

What is an espresso?

What is an espresso?

What is an espresso?The espresso is a concentrated drink which makes the base for many of barista style drinks you will be familiar with such as the latte, flat white, cappuccino, macchiato and many more. The go-to for sleepless students with a deadline, exhausted...

Best non dairy milk for coffee

Best non dairy milk for coffee

This article is about the wide and wonderful world of dairy-free milk alternatives, so if you tend to take your coffee black, you’re welcome to read on—just know what you’re getting yourself into.

Cortado coffee

Cortado coffee

The best way to think of a Cortado is as an espresso with a little something esstra (see what we did there?), the addition of steamed milk. Read more…

Different types of coffee

Different types of coffee

A complete guide on all the different types of coffeeCould you imagine a world without coffee? Close your eyes for a moment and try to imagine a day of your life with no coffee. No drip coffee or French press in the morning, no espresso or latte at lunch, no affogato...

What is a flat white coffee?

What is a flat white coffee?

Have you ever wondered what a flat white is and where it originated? In our article, we’ll tell you about the origins whilst giving you a step by step guide on how to make the perfect flat white…