How to buy coffee from a local roaster

7 Best Reasons For Buying Locally Roasted Coffee

I was at the supermarket the other day and I just happen to be going down the coffee isle and I saw shelves full of all kinds of coffee from Starbucks to Dunkin Donuts to even the supermarkets own brand. There were plenty of options as well from Light Roast to Dark Roast and blends with some very interesting names. …

Coffee Brewing at Home

How To Make The Best Coffee at Home

When I was running the coffee shop, I would have, on occasion, someone come in that had purchased a bag of coffee and say something to the effect of “how come the coffee tastes so good here but I cannot get to taste this way at home”? I would then ask them to tell me how they brewed the coffee …

Useful ways to use Coffee Grounds

9 Creative Ways Use Coffee Grounds

Having had both a combination of a wholesale coffee roasting business and a coffee shop, I would have a lot of spent coffee grounds due to the making of espresso’s, latte’s, Cappuccino’s etc. In the beginning I would throw them all away at the end of the day. Then one day a client came into the shop and asked me …

How Coffee becaome so popular

A Brief History of Coffee and How It All Started

What is the history of coffee? How and when did we start drinking this liquid gold? Today, Coffee is considered by many to be the essential fuel for a good and productive day. But coffee itself has been through a few trials and tribulations since its magical energy giving properties were discovered centuries ago. How did we come to turn …

Making Coffee when Traveling

What Is The Best Coffee Kit For Travel?

Its not overstating the obvious when I say that making or even finding a great cup of coffee when traveling whether on the airplane or at the hotel can be difficult.  So what is the ultimate coffee kit for travel? It includes: fresh roasted coffee, a portable grinder, a bean storage container, a scale, a portable kettle,  a travel mug …