New SCA School in East London

Perky Blenders opens a New SCA School in East London  Introducing the AST Regine loves coffee. She has a stack of green coffee books on her bedside table, sleeps with her refractometer, dreams of the perfect extraction, cups every morning, then drinks coffee throughout the day. Training is her passion, and connecting with new coffee people…

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Media, Roasting Profiling, Re:Co and Sustainability

Out Of The Box Lamarzocco Event at Hackney House The Panels Modernising Modern Media Maximising Modern Media – Part 1 Panel of Discussion with Caffeine Magazine, The Girl In The Cafe, The Right Roast and Jason Breckenridge (The Beautiful Addiction) Maximising Modern Media – Part 2 Panel of Discussion with Caffeine Magazine, The Girl In The…

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#KickassLady Breakfast @ Cup North

Breakfast with Marta, Sonali, Neerali… Marta Dalton (Coffee Bird), Sonali Tailor and Neerali Tailor (Nights At The Round Table) invited Coffee Ladies to a delicious breakfast at Antcoats Coffee Roasters. Marta, our lovely hostess, invite everyone to talk about themselves, in order to break the ice.  Ten minutes later, we were talking about coffee, politic, the vibrant…

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Manchester Coffee Festival

Cup North  Some of you have heard of Cup North, now known as Manchester Coffee Festival, and perhaps you want to know more. Well, let Ricardo Gandara and Hannah Davies tell us about more about this refreshingly new festival, who I spoke to recently at Manchester Coffee Festival.   In the beginning… For the last…

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Café Education oui!

Café Education oui! Mais pourquoi? Et ensuite que faire? J’ai lu beaucoup d’articles sur l’éducation et la formation du café, cependant je trouve que l’information peut être confuse parfois. Eh bien, essayons de le rendre plus clair et plus utile afin d’améliorer votre avenir. J’ai lu beaucoup d’articles sur l’éducation et la formation du café,…

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Coffee Education: How Do You Pick a Course?

Coffee Education yes! But what for? And then what is next? (written for Perfect Daily Grind) I have read many articles about coffee education and training, however I find the information can be confusing sometimes. Well, let us try and make it clearer and more useful in order to improve your future. Let me introduce…

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EBF: Qu’est-ce-que c’est?

EBF : Espresso Brewing Formula La mesure du café par volume est incohérente car, à mesure que le café vieillit, la quantité de crema varie également. Typiquement, nous définissons une extraction en disant quelle est à peu prés de 30mL pour 25 secondes ou 30mL pour 20 secondes. Scientifiquement, ceci est connu comme un débit…

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EBF: What is it?

EBF : Espresso Brewing Formula Measuring coffee by volume is inconsistent because as coffee ages, the amount of crema also varies. Typically we define an extraction by saying something like 30 mL in 25 seconds or 30 mL in 20 seconds. Scientifically, this is known as a volumetric flow rate, i.e. change in volume over…

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UK Cup Tasters 2017 at Manchester Coffee Festival 2016

UK Cup Tasters 2017 Meet Freda, Q Grader, AST (Sensory Skills and Green Coffee) UK Cup Tasters 2017 Winner! Manchester Coffee Festival (Cup North) hosted the UK Cup Tasters 2017. More Pictures and Films will be added to this post within a few days.  

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The Coffee Seed: A Forgotten Technology

The Coffee Seed: A Forgotten Technology Hanna Neuschwander of World Coffee Research gives an illuminating talk on our most fundamental of coffee technologies: the plant itself. She calls attention to the disparities in innovation between the coffee plant and other technologies, and the critical need for more research and development. The talk was delivered at…

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