Friday, 20 July 2007

Latte making - Karajoz tips

And onto Latte's...

Friday, 13 July 2007

New Poo Brew Two

More info on Indonesia Civet coffee - this time via the LA Times...

Read down to hear about maggot cheese - hmmm

Wednesday, 4 July 2007

How to make a great Flat White

We look at getting the milk just right

Thursday, 28 June 2007

Karajoz coffee tips - perfect espresso

The base for great coffee - the perfect espresso

Monday, 25 June 2007

Karajoz coffee tips - number 1

The first clip from our how-to DVD - enjoy!

Thursday, 14 June 2007

A few links

Couple of interesting links:

Scientists Demonstrate Best Way To Use Caffeine
Here is some useful news you can use. Morning "big gulp" coffee drinkers are misusing the power of caffeine. Researchers at the Sleep Disorders Center at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago along with colleagues at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School have shown that caffeine is best admnistered in a larger number of smaller doses with the doses coming later in the day.

Coffee's perk -- It's healthy
Apparently it's harder to shake a bad reputation than a caffeine habit.
Even after decades of study suggesting coffee is not harmful, one of the world's favorite beverages remains much maligned, with people afraid that it may cause everything from cancer to heart disease and high blood pressure.
But according to research, coffee might actually have some health benefits, and it's one of the few drinks available these days that doesn't come loaded with sugar and calories. It might guard against gout, diabetes and Alzheimer's disease, and other health problems.

McDonald's, Starbucks Battle Over Brews
A brewing battle in the coffee business is heating up.
An analyst at Deutsche Bank said Starbucks may see sales slow as people increasingly turn to McDonald's for their daily cup of joe, according to Bloomberg News.
McDonald's, which reported monthly sales last week that rose the most in three years, is selling iced coffee and other specialty drinks at some stores.

Wednesday, 30 May 2007

Less Tea Vicar?

Great to see coffee still growing in the UK, now they just need to dramatically improve the quality.

Why is it that the coffee chains do so well?

Usually the product is not great, is it advertising, position ,sheer weight of numbers, just what does drive the modern consumer and will it change?