Profiled and awarded as a latte art guru, barista Ben Morrow’s heart beats to the work done by coffee farmers and to a pot of black filter coffee.
The history of latte art goes back centuries. Once you have mastered the fundamentals, all latte art designs can basically be made by etching or free pouring.
There are endless flavour notes to coffee. You can practise observing these through a coffee tasting technique called coffee cupping. Paulig’s chief taster describes how to get started.
If you’re interested in coffee and want to find speciality coffees – come to Vilnius! There are so many great places for coffee enthusiasts. Let´s share our experience, knowledge and have fun together.
For Lauri Pipinen and Julia Reinhard coffee is a job, hobby and passion. Both still try to make sure there's also more to life than coffee.
Have you ever heard about glitter coffee? Well, I'm sure you know that sometimes it’s fun to act like a kid and play with your food or drinks, even though your parents probably told you not to. Edible glitter and food colors are a great and easy way of doing that with coffee. The only thing you need is your imagination and perhaps good music on the background.
New Zealand, at the far side of the world, is the furthest place one could travel from Nordics or Baltics. And it really deserves a visit. Top-quality coffee, magnificent wine, excellent food, wondrous nature and its European-like feeling is perfect for a travel and coffee enthusiast.
Driven by his passion for great coffee, Wille Yli-luoma put down his snowboard and started a coffee roastery in Portland, Oregon.
“Paulig Coffee Nerds” organized the second annual DIY Roasting Challenge in the front yard of Paulig Coffee Roastery in Helsinki.
In June, SCA’s World of Coffee event brought together coffee community all over the world. One of Europe’s biggest coffee events was organized this year in Budapest, Hungary.
The quality of specialty coffee shops in Budapest is a pleasant surprise – starting from very professional baristas to trendy interiors. Here’s the Budapest coffee tour we made during World of Coffee.
Coffee and drinks have more in common than we think. Get inspired and next time mix your coffee with something else than milk, sugar or water.
Barista trainer Jori Korhonen evaluates every cup of coffee he prepares but does not pass judgement on cups made by others.
What is there in the cup, when you wander around Oslo checking out the trendy coffee shops, enjoying a cupping with legendary Tim Wendelboe and visit Kaffikaze, the Norwegian version of Coffee Festival?
If you are in Tallinn and crave some good coffee, this is the post for you! Tallinn has many great cafés to visit, but here’s my top 5 cafés.
Moscow Coffee and Tea Expo is one of the most important events for coffee professionals and enthusiasts in Russia. This four-day event took place in October and gathered together people from coffee roasteries to beginner baristas.
Helsinki’s speciality coffee scene has developed a lot during recent years and it has caught up Stockholm’s and Copenhagen’s vibrant coffee cultures. This Helsinki Café guide will help you to find good extractions in the capital of Finland. Note that this guide is focusing mainly on coffee :)
Coffee itself is a trend but what is happening around it during the year 2018? Will there be a new cold brew coffee? What is the role of barista in 2018? What’s the most exciting brewing method? As a barista, it is important to follow what’s going on in the coffee scene, we often are the ones to introduce the trends to the cafés and customers. What do you think is the most exciting coffee related trend this year? Here are my predictions for coffee trends in 2018.
Matt Perger is probably the biggest barista star in the world right now. He has won so many competitions that I won't even bother listing them here. Now he's pushing the quality aspect of coffee with his company Barista Hustle with e.g. designing the best possible cupping cups, tampers and milk pitchers. I had the pleasure to work with Matt Perger in a secret project few weeks ago, so of course I took the opportunity to sat down with him for a cup of coffee. Here's our discussion about coffee and life.
Coffee is a lifestyle and one way to showcase the love for coffee is coffee tattoos. By inking pictures of a coffee tree or a coffee cup, a true coffee lover tells others that I am serious about this, coffee is my passion. I had a cup of coffee with few coffee people who have inked coffee graphics on their skin and asked them to share the stories behind their coffee tattoos.