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We should all be following this decadent Laois baker on Snapchat

Source: Kelly Lou Cakes Facebook<p>KELLY LOU CAKES in Port Laoise has quite the social media following.<p>Why? Well, she serves up the most delicious …

This cute bakery was squeezed into a 342 square foot basement space

A few years ago, when Viviane Nguyen was trying to find a birthday cake for her child, who has severe allergies, she found it hard to find a cake …

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Meet the Leeds sisters who have opened their first bakery

Leeds sisters Jane and Lucy Batham have just opened their first bakery. Catherine Scott met them.

How to Launch a Successful Bakery Startup

If you're considering launching a new food-oriented business, you've likely heard the warnings. Restaurants, bakeries, and food markets often top lists of most challenging businesses to start. Competition is usually fierce, especially with so many franchise businesses dominating the market. But …

5 Reasons Why Baristas Should Shadow a Roaster

If you like coffee, then you need to hang out with a coffee roaster. Because they <i>really</i> like coffee. And as a result, you’ll learn a lot, have a ton …

There's Now Cold-Brewed Butter Coffee In A Can

<b>Actual quote from the website: "It's not that weird, we promise!"</b><p>By Clint Rainey<p>Bulletproof's fans exhausted from having to find, then melt their own yak butter for "upgraded" morning coffee are about to be in biohacked heaven: A rival called Grass Fed Coffee, the "world's first ready-to-drink …

How to roast coffee at home

"You can try it out for next to nothing," says Tom Owen of Sweet Maria's.<p><b>Lynne Rossetto Kasper</b>: I want to talk about home coffee roasting. If we want …

This Is The Most Efficient Way To Clean Your Coffee Maker

I don’t know about you, but my first interaction of the day almost always includes my coffee maker. Cat needs food? Phone is ringing? Yeah, yeah, …

Understanding the Finer Points of Coffee Bean Roasting

From the coffee drinker’s side of the counter, brewing receives the majority of the credit, or blame, for how coffee tastes. Drip, pour over, siphon, …

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4040-1_0.jpg<p>Cardamom Coffee<p>Coffee purists beware: This post explores coffee add-ins beyond a splash of cream or milk such as sugar, spice and …

The science behind a good cup of coffee

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks worldwide, with countless cups of the dark, alluring elixir brewed up each day. And, lucky for those …

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6 Things No One Tells You About Coffee

<b>The Health Benefits Go Beyond Your Heart and Your Head</b><p>You've read about the potential positive cardiovascular and neurological effects. But 1 cup (or …

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The difference between burr and blade coffee grinders

Easiest way to make that OK cup, exceptional? <br>Take a look at your grind. You'll be amazed at how much a consistent grind will affect the flavor in …

Everything You Need to Know About Single Origin Coffees

Have you ever walked into a café, looked at the brew on offer, and wondered why in the <i>world</i> it’s being touted as “single origin”? I mean, what does …

What Is Coffee? A Basic Explanation From Seed to Cup

We consume over 2.25 billion cups of coffee all around the globe, every single day. An estimated two-thirds of U.S. Americans drink a cup of coffee …

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What is a "Holiday Blend" Coffee, Anyway?

It's around this time of year—when red cups return with a vengeance and Frank Sinatra holiday tunes phase out the calming guitar acoustics at coffee shops—that gold, red, and green-wrapped coffee beans return to the shelves. The <b>"Holiday Blends" stand apart from their fellow brown-bagged companions</b>, …

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

Sales<p>Saving dough never looked so good.<p>22 Photos2 days agoView More<p>Grooming<p>and the week's 6 other grooming moves you need to see.<p>7 Photos1 day …

11 Ways to Brew Better Coffee at Home

At its heart, brewing better coffee is a straightforward task. You want to pour the proper amount of water at the proper temperature through the …

3 Roast Levels: How to Choose?

March 19, 2012<p>Are you taking your first journey into gourmet coffee beyond Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts and other supermarket coffee?<p>Congratulations, …

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How to Brew Cold Brew Coffee!

September 15, 2014<p>Summer might be fading but the best solution for your summer woes? Denial. Denial and cold brew. Toss on your favourite hoodie, …

If You Care About Your Coffee, Then You Should Know How to Store It

So you treated yourself to a great bag of beans. Now, how do you store them to make sure they stay as fresh and awesome as possible for as long as possible?<p>If you're shelling out 20 bucks for a haute bag of beans, you should at least know how to store them. Better beans, stored correctly, make …

Bad Coffee: Why Do Good People Love It?

When I was 18 and had just started working at the newest Third Wave cafe in Edmonton, a woman came in and asked for a large black coffee. Innocently, …

Why Does My Espresso Come with a Twist of Lemon?

Lucky patrons who order a petite-sized cup of bittersweet espresso might joyfully discover it is served alongside a gratis sphere of buttery …

Why You Should Definitely Try Malaysian-Style White Coffee

At Kopitiam, a teeny-tiny Malaysian café on Canal Street, there’s a coffee drink that rivals what’s served at Stumptown, La Colombe, and every other …

B Sweet Launches LA's First Canned Nitro Cold Brew Coffee

B Sweet has launched LA's first ever canned nitro cold brew coffee: roasted, brewed, and canned right in the heart of the City of Angels.<p>Coffee connoisseurs and caffeine addicts have already made nitro coffee — cold brew that has been infused with nitrogen to create a smooth, foamy texture similar …

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Espresso

Despite the mechanics of the machine used to make espresso, many coffee lovers will tell you that making the <b>perfect espresso</b> is as much an art as it …

A chemist says most people overlook a huge factor when brewing coffee

Tom Smith Photography<p>Christopher H. Hendon, a postdoctoral fellow in chemistry at MIT, was sitting in a coffee shop near his graduate school in the …