Jan Lieftink

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Your taste for coffee could be a sign of sadism

Bad news for coffee addicts: Your caffeine habit could be a sign of troubling personality traits. A psychological study has found that a taste for bitter foods, such as coffee, is associated with narcissism, Machiavellianism, psychopathy and, in particular, sadism.<p>The research, which was accepted …

Psychology

Obama ‘Hope’ Artist Shepard Fairey Arrested After Returning From Europe

The artist was in Michigan last month painting a 184-foot-tall mural, a large billboard, and a water tower, all of which he was commissioned to do. …

Journey To The Center Of The Chemex Factory

Adams, Liz, and Liza Grassy are the present-day owners of the Chemex Corporation.<p>In coffee, true global icons run few and far between. Germany has …

The Story Behind Drift, A New Coffee Magazine

Drift Magazine is a new print magazine about coffee, launched this winter with a handsome first issue devoted to documenting New York City’s coffee …

Coffee

No Barista Needed: How To Brew Your Own Coffee At Home

Emily Dullea of Toby's Estate Coffee shows us the easiest and best ways to make the perfect cup of coffee at home—in under five minutes.<p>Why start off your morning waiting in line at your local coffee shop when you can relax with your own perfect, homemade cup of coffee at home? While brewing your …

Coffee Extraction and How to Taste It

This post will cover some basic extraction theory and the tastes associated with over, under and ideal coffee extractions.<p>Extraction is arguably the …

The Flat White: Explained

You can currently order yourself a Starbucks® Flat White at any participating Starbucks company and licensed stores in the US, and Canada, as well as …

How to make the perfect cup of coffee

Do you gulp down a mug of instant every morning, but dream of preparing the best barista-style espresso at home?<p>To say that I know nothing of consequence when it comes to coffee would be a gross understatement. Here’s what I’m sure of: it’s a hot drink, it contains caffeine, which makes it popular …

Coffee Brewing Class from ChefSteps

I am excited about the launch of a new coffee class from ChefSteps. If you follow me on twitter or elsewhere then you’ve likely noticed how much of a …

Coffee

Robotic Barista Serves Up Perfect Cup Of Pour-Over Coffee In Just A Minute

<b>The pour-over method</b> of brewing coffee is getting increasingly popular—this may be due to how it supposedly produces a more customizable and …

The Freshest Cup of Coffee in the World! – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

In this amazing episode of Sesame Street, Grover works at a café called The Coffee Plant and takes a customer through the process of where coffee …

5 Historical Attempts to Ban Coffee

<i>Coffee may seem harmless, but its historical rap sheet is a mile long.</i><p>1. Mecca<p>Coffee was banned in Mecca in 1511, as it was believed to stimulate …

14 international coffee recipes for a double shot of culture

Get your international buzz on.<p>There's nothing like a cup of hot coffee to get us going on Monday mornings. However, drinking down our usual brew can …

Starbucks Of The Future Is Here — And It Looks Awesome

Starbucks is delving into the high-end coffee market with a new kind of store that looks nothing like the coffee chain we know.<p>The first Starbucks …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sales<p>Meet your new summer shoe rotation.<p>21 Photos3 days agoView More<p>Health<p>According to an ophthalmologist.<p>By Adam Hurly2 days agoView More<p>Pride …

How to order the perfect coffee around the world – and the best cafes

Cafes are great places to get a feel for a city but if you simply order a “coffee” or “café” in a non-English-speaking country, you won’t always get the drink you’re expecting. To save you from coffee disaster, we’ve listed the most popular varieties in 10 cities. And if we’ve missed your …

Inside the World’s Most Advanced Coffee Laboratory

“Welcome to the NASA of Colombia.”<p>​I'm standing in a room filled with chemistry sets, infrared sensors, lab notebooks, and hundreds upon hundreds of zip locked bags of coffee beans, each looking exactly the same but each tasting ever so slightly different.<p>A man named Gustavo shakes out 11 grams of …

Flat White vs Latte - Peter J Thomson

A flat white coffee isn’t just a small latte. They’re very different drinks. If you get caught in a cafe that doesn’t serve a flat white, then a …

Coffee

Great Coffee in the sky - SAS

17 Ways To Drink Coffee Around The World

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5 Coffee Trends That Are Strongly Brewing

Coffee aficionados are always looking for new ways to get their grind on, which is why artisanal brewers are constantly changing the game. From fizzy, fermented brews (coffee kombucha!) to the latest "milk" to cream coffee across the States, take a look at these five coffee trends that are strongly …

The cruellest coffee: crowdfunding project to aid the exploited civet

A PhD student is raising money to study the palm civet, whose wild populations might be at risk as demand for a controversial coffee rises<p>It funded the first smartwatch, it brought <i>Veronica Mars</i> to the silver screen. Now crowdfunding could make a controversial coffee easier to palate. Made from …

Must-See Video: GoPro Cameras Inside a Commercial Drum Roaster

Using GoPro and Canon DSLR cameras, Hungarian roaster Laczkó Gábor has given us an extraordinary view into the mechanisms of a commercial coffee …

What You Taste When You Taste Sumatran Coffee

Everybody has favorite things they love—or love to hate—in coffee. And as the so-called third-wave, specialty, progressively lighter-roasting trend has swelled, there's one part of the coffee-growing world that continues to suffer in the opinion of many finer roasters: Sumatra. Why such maligning …