The Art of Steaming Milk

Latte art

Today I deviate from our star of the show (banging coffee beans) and look to its heavy hitting side kick (milk) to explore the art of steaming milk. Although coffee is quite obviously the predominant flavour in any coffee drink, milk can still make or break it. Milk texture, flavour and volume all play a […]

Mooo-ve over dairy

Different types of non-dairy milk

Whether it’s oat, soya, almond or any other milk alternatives, it would appear us Brits are increasing consumption of milk alternatives. A study suggests that greenhouse gas emissions used in animal milk production far outweigh plant based substitutes. Not only this, as awareness of animal welfare and the health benefits of vegan milks increases, they’re […]

The Great Barista Life – Top Hacks & Tips

Barista life

Passed down through generations of Baristas I bring upon to you the greatest of great hacks & tips that have made my life easier and many a superstar barista, well…superstar. Although being a barista is alluring in itself, it is by a long shot not stress free. As anyone in hospitality will tell you it […]

New recycable bags – Waste not, want not

Recycable bag

If you haven’t noticed yet saving the planet is quite high up the agenda for many people. The unshakable truth is that whether you like it or not the vast majority of us are only damaging the world. In 2014, the UK produced over 4.9 billion tons of plastic waste. Two thirds of which were […]

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