I would happily drink espressos with no sugar and enjoy the different tastes and aromas that the coffee gave, however, when I got a break in service and made myself a latte, I always found myself adding two sugars. I started to ask myself why I do this and why so many people have their sugar sachets opened and ready before their coffee has even been made yet, let alone tasted it?
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The Espresso Martini offers a rich coffee taste balanced well with the sweetness of Patron XO and the sugared rim of the glass. Served in a Martini glass, this cocktail looks first-class and is perfect for special occasions or when you’re hoping to impress your guests.
Given that coffee is so widely consumed around the globe, there is a surprising amount of myths surrounding the beverage that are mistakenly believed to be true. Don’t get me wrong, before I immersed myself in the world of coffee I too believed many coffee myths. However, now that I am better informed, it’s time I ground out a few of these inconvenient un-truths and extract the real facts about our favourite brew.
A lot of The Barista’s time is spent delivering quality mobile coffee and barista services to exhibitions. There are thousands of exhibitions every year, from oil, gas and energy to computer gaming and we think that in most cases, the stand with the best coffee wins the exhibition. And here’s why.
I had a bit of a ‘subtle’ dig at the high street coffee chains and their ever-growing cup sizes and I got quite a good response from it. This got me thinking about what these bigger cup sizes actually mean to the coffee industry. Is there a danger that the brands that we can thank for introducing espresso-based coffees to everyday life, are also burying the true taste of the actual espresso in a massive cup?