The Jamaican coffee farmed by Rohan Marley, son of the late reggae star Bob Marley, is coming to the UK.
Coffee is the second most traded product in the world after oil. The world’s most expensive coffee is made from monkey poo! Kopi Luwak is a rare and gourmet coffee from Indonesia that is made from coffee beans that have passed through the digestive system of monkeys. Experts say the ‘monkey business’ gives the drink […]
Out of Africa The story of how coffee became one of the most popular drinks in the world is shrouded in mystery. It is thought that the coffee tree originated in the province of Kaffa, in the area known today as Ethiopia. There is no real evidence to show exactly when, or how, it was […]
Species – There are only three different types (species) of coffee beans commercially available. 1. Arabica: “Coffea Arabica” This is the name assigned to a coffee tree species in 1753 by the Swedish botanist Linnaeus. It was first found growing naturally on the Arabian Peninsula in the country of Ethiopia (previously Abyssinia). It was the […]
Which coffee would you like to make? These pictures show a few of the different drinks which can be prepared using espresso as their base, demonstrating the proportions needed. Below these is a comprehensive list of many more. Affogato This is a term that literally means ‘drowned’. It describes a shot of separately served espresso that […]