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Truffle Pigs

Truffle Pigs

It was straightforward for us to deliver the barista course as the wonderful staff were enthusiastic and eager to learn. They took it to heart to learn the new material and coffee techniques presented and accepted our critique of their technique. More importantly they were able to learn how to taste beyond dark and bold coffee terms and diagnose the correct espresso shot based on specialty coffee standards. 

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Korean Hot Dogs

Korean Hot Dogs

The basics are your choice of wiener, sausage or mozzarella skewered with a stick for easy handling, then coated in a sticky rice flour batter, rolled in panko breadcrumbs and deep fried. The rice flour is the new twist, instead of using cornmeal pancake batter on the hot dog in the aforementioned corn dog it is now rice flour.

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Learning how to Roast Coffee

Learning how to Roast Coffee

Learning to roast coffee successfully requires mentorship over a period of time, varying from a few months to a few years with lots of trials and errors. In spite of that fact, we can teach you the fundamentals of coffee roasting, safety procedures, simple maintenance and basics about coffee in a weekend. Anything beyond that is not realistic in a weekend course.

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Code of Conduct for the Specialty Coffee Business

Code of Conduct for the Specialty Coffee Business

Walking into any given cafe on any given day, you may encounter anything from a polite and professional well dressed barista, to a scruffily-dressed kid who neither smile’s nor seems to care how you would like your coffee...

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Post Pandemic COVID-19 Toughest on Food Industry People

Post Pandemic COVID-19 Toughest on Food Industry People

Luckily, in the past the coffee industry has proven itself relatively recession-proof. Big question is, if it is pandemic proof ?

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Chapter 13 of the COVID-19 Coffee Survival Guide for Cafes

Chapter 13 of the COVID-19 Coffee Survival Guide for Cafes

The easiest way to avoid cream and sugar in your coffee is to buy higher quality coffee, you will taste that it is naturally sweet as opposed to the dark burnt, bitter stuff from chain stores, so try out a local independent coffee shop...

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