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Tanzania Mount Kilimanjaro Coffee

In the words of the great Ernest Hemingway:  “It was a pleasant cafe, warm and clean and friendly, I hung up my old water-proof on the coat rack to dry and put my worn and weathered felt hat on the … Continue reading

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Coffee quote

“Coffee is the common man’s gold, and like gold, it brings to every person the feeling of luxury and nobility” Sheik Abd-al Kadir. In praise of life   (1587)

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espresso: a definition

The Specialty Coffee Association of America describes the definition of an espresso. “Espresso is a 45ml (1.5 oz)  beverage that is prepared from 7-9 grams of coffee through which clean water of 192 -198 F (88-92 c) has been forced … Continue reading

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Grantito Tre Spade Espresso Coffee Grinder

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As in cafés the grinder should be used at home, and placed next to your espresso coffee machine, for ascetics mostly, we all know how important it  is to use freshly ground beans for your espresso, so I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Fitzroy…..ICI Cafe Melbourne, Australia

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The back streets of Fitzroy offer much more than a historical and refreshing walk through the past of Melbourne’s working class dwellings. Mixed in amongst the leafy streets and historical gems are some of Melbourne’s best cafes. Cafe ICI is … Continue reading

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