This method has gained popularity in Japan. The Slow drip method is used mainly at cold brew. ”Hot” Slow drip is something like alternative between Pour over Drip coffee.
When we prepare coffee via the Drip method, we are slowly dripping water over the coffee grounds. In doing so, the water does not overflow the grind.
Continue reading SLOW DRIP – COFFEE BREWING PREPARATION
10 tips to improve your brewing
Buy freshly roasted, whole beans. I prefer to purchase beans that come with a roasting date that is not older than 2 to 4 weeks. I use them within 6 weeks.
Continue reading COFFEE BREWING & ENJOYING SKILLS
Trust our Instincts or Rely on Knowledge and Data?
Tuning into our physical sensations and gut instincts will help us in making the right decisions, not only when preparing coffee. Let’s not ignore what our body is trying to tell us.
Let’s not just follow recipes, without seeing, touching, tasting, listening and smelling. Continue reading HOW TO PREPARE GOOD POUR-OVER COFFEE
“Some pursue happiness – others create it.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson (American essayist, 1803 -1882)
I met an old friend of mine the other day. We spoke about life and traveling. After a while, he said: “Marek, you know a lot about coffee. I’m sure you have a secret recipe for preparing excellent coffee at home. I would be happy, if you would share it with me.”
People sometimes ask me this question or similar ones. They start to investigate and try to find “my secret recipe.” But I do not have my secret recipe or treasure. In fact, many people are searching for a myth similar to El Dorado, the mysterious lost City of Gold. Continue reading BEAING A HOME BARISTA
How it was started
When I was about 3 to 5 years old, I experienced the magic of coffee for the very first time. I remember a friendly neighbor, who often came to visit my family during the afternoons for a chat and a cup of coffee. Back then, my parents prepared coffee with a manual grinder and a Moka pot.
I don’t remember much from my early childhood time, but I do remember these coffee-moments. When I was at home with my family and the neighbor. I clearly remember the vivid sounds and delicious coffee aromas that were part of my childhood. Continue reading MY CHILDHOOD COFFEE MEMORIES
Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you. -John De Paola
is an inspiring Japanese tableware company that handcrafts simple and elegant equipment for preparing and enjoying drip coffee. More and more coffee lovers around the world are now discovering this wonderful company and select their charming and comfortable products for their daily brewing rituals.
Karl Purdy, of Dublin’s ‘Coffeeangel’ coffee shops, uses KINTO’s beautiful pouring kettle, the simple 600ml SCS Carafe and filter brewer set when he enjoys his coffee at home.
(The Irish Times, April 1, 2017)
Continue reading KINTO – Enjoying a Slow & Wholesome Coffee Style
Brewing Equipment based on Traditional Handicrafts
Kalita is a Japanese, family-run company, specializing in the production coffee brewing equipment since 1959. Its most famous instruments are the Wave Drippers and Wave Kettles.
Kalita not only produces functional and beautiful pour-over instruments, but it also manufactures equipment that reflect the heart of Japan. Continue reading KALITA
HARIO – History and Philosophy
The message of the Kaizen strategy is that not a day should go by without some kind of improvement being made somewhere in the company. -Masaaki Imai, a Japanese organizational theorist and management consultant Continue reading HARIO – AN INSPIRING JAPANNESSE COMPANY