Blog News — Coffee Beans

All about the perfect cup of coffee?

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All about the perfect cup of coffee?

How to make the perfect cup of coffee There are so many elements that you need to consider to create the finest cup of coffee that satisfies your caffeine urge and tantalises your palate. Using the wrong equipment to create your coffee will result in a taste where the full flavour hasn’t been developed. Using low-quality beans will give you, unsurprisingly, a low-quality flavour while stale beans will mean the taste will have diminished. So, how do you make the perfect of coffee? This guide will explain all you need to know about one critical element – how to select...

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7 types of coffee drinks

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7 types of coffee drinks

Here's a look at seven of the more popular coffee drinks available at most discriminating coffee houses, and how to best enjoy them.  Espresso Espresso is a strong black coffee made by forcing steam through dark-roast aromatic coffee beans at high pressure in an espresso machine. A perfectly brewed espresso will have a thick, golden-brown crema (foam) on the surface. If the crema is good, the sugar you add will float on the surface for a couple of seconds before slowly sinking to the bottom. Espresso is the foundation for a wide variety of speciality coffee drinks, such as the...

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Our Top Three Coffee Beans

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Our Top Three Coffee Beans

Our Top Three Coffee Beans Before you say it, yes, we know we are called The UK Loose Leaf Tea Company and therefore we sell loose leaf teas – and you’re right, that was the case. But us our popularity grew our customers wanted more and more from us so we introduced some amazing coffee beans from Brazil to our selection of products too, and they’ve been selling like hot cakes; or hot coffee rather? In this article we would like to tell you about our top three coffee beans that have been going down very well among our customers,...

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