An Introduction to Espresso by George Howell.
Viral ad: firstdate…. – I’ve written some reviews for this guide: tonight, I held an advance copy in my hand, and saw my name in print. A very cool experience.
[snail] A dense article, academic in tone: No coffee – Jakob Norberg – translated from Swedish. Some of Norbergs insights about coffee are fascinating, though. The article mostly addresses the early history of the coffee house, but there are implications for modern cafe culture too. The idea of sitting in a cafe is a typically […]
cafe karalis Enrico over at Cafe Karalis contacted me through my site and asked if he could send me some coffee. I was mid-way through my decaf phase, so I opted to wait a month. It showed up yesterday, so I tried it this morning. The vacuum sealed can opens with a satisfying hiss of […]
It’s not often I receive an email from a stranger speaking of the virtues of a particular blend of coffee. This is easily the best Italian coffee I’ve ever had: bright start, lots of complexity, and a pleasant finish.
An aromatic blend: I think I prefer their general blend, though.
Classic coffees with photos: ideal for explaining your own preferred type of coffee to an overseas barista.
With the grinder finally back from the repair shop (after two weeks!) I can finally enjoy the Campos signature blend. It’s very smooth, and works equally well with or without milk.
MMS – photo of grind beans Currently drinking: beans from Grind II at Cronulla. Here they are, a little closer to purchase time.
Currently drinking: Black Magic from the Mount Tamborine Coffee Plantation: a Christmas gift from Michelle and Trev.