It’s International Coffee Day. And since we’ve been lucky enough to send Head of Coffee Will and MD Paul over to Colombia in the last week, what better way to celebrate coffee than to think back on what we’ve learnt from their adventures at origin!
Like Christmas, it comes just once a year. But, unlike Christmas – it’s not all fun and games (and overeating and over-drinking…). International Coffee Day is a day to celebrate coffee, and also to reflect on issues in the industry itself. This year, the International Coffee Organisation has chosen its focus to be the role […]
Advice from George: use espresso/ ground coffee In a bowl, with an electric mixer (fitted with whisk attachment) on high speed, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until thick and foamy. Gradually add sugar and continue to beat until mixture holds stiff, shiny peaks. Beat in vanilla and espresso powder. Spoon meringue in 1 1/2- […]
Advice from George: Use espresso instead/ ground coffee The instant espresso powder (do not use instant coffee granules) gives bitter oomph to the sweet, marshmallowy meringue, which I make with Two Chicks’ free-range egg whites. Serves: 8-10 INGREDIENTS 250g caster sugar 4 teaspoons instant espresso powder (not instant coffee granules) 4 large egg whites […]
This coffee shortbread recipe is a twist on a classic recipe and great served with a coffee cappucino. Wholemeal flour adds a light nutty note to blend with the expresso and chocolate. Prep: 15 Mins Bake: 20 mins Serves:12 Skill Level: easy Ingredients: 225g Plain wholemeal flour 125g Cornflour 125g Unrefined light muscovado sugar 2tsp […]