Vietnam’s infamous egg coffee – Cà Phê Trứng

Following a friends recent and enviable travels to Vietnam (…damn you Tobythelastviking!), a drink that has been raved to me more than once is Vietnam’s egg coffee, also known as Cà Phê Trứng. As a staple in many coffee shops in riddling the streets of its birth place of Hai Noi, its reputation precedes it as a […]

Scandinavian coffee and the northern lights

Northern lights

As a speciality coffee lover Scandinavian coffee often crops ups as an enviable part of the industry. This comes as no surprise knowing that Finland, Denmark, Iceland and Norway commonly rank within the top 6 countries as the worlds biggest coffee consumers. They obviously take it seriously and as a result are home to big players […]

Coffee cups and why size matters

Cup sizes

After recently being flogged a latte in a cup worthy of a dolls house (slight exaggeration), rather than bear my frustrations online  I thought I’d educate others with a brief overview of common coffee cup sizes and why they’re important. Coffee cups and glasses come in many shapes and sizes that can either be aesthetically […]

Technivorm Moccamaster-KBGT : The Review

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Netherlands is known for many things including an authentically chilled environment (puff puff), cycling, canals and even waffles, but an area that sometimes gets overlooked is its love for great coffee. More specifically, being home to one of the best home brewer brands on the market Technivorm Moccamaster. The Situation: Filter brewing can be a […]

Upright vs Inverted : Aeropress Methodology


The Aeropress is a unique piece of brew kit….compact for on the go, affordable for easy access, one of the fastest filter brew methods, and sturdy in design make it stand the test of time whilst producing exceptional coffee. That being said what actually makes the Aeropress a cut above the rest is its versatility. I […]