history of coffee

Discover the history of coffee

There is a legend that in the Ethiopian highlands, a shepherd boy Kaldi discovered coffee after noticing that his goats, upon eating berries from a certain tree, became very vivid, jumping and dallying and that they did not want to sleep at night.

How to store coffee?

How to store coffee?

AIRTIGHT AND COOL Storage is integral part of maintaining your coffee's freshness and flavour. It is important to keep it away from excessive air, moisture, heat, and light – in that order – to preserve its fresh-roasted flavour as long as possible. Coffee beans are decorative...

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roasting coffee

What is roasting and how does it affect the taste?

Roasting is a process in which green coffee beans are exposed to temperature of 200-300 Celsius degrees. Success of the process depends on experience of the person operating roasting machine. Some say, that coffee beans should be roasted fast and intensively, to capture precious aromatic combinations, while others claim it is achievable slowly and gradually. However, all agree that the most important is the moment of optimal temperature where process of roasting is stopped. Roast level determines how coffee was roasted.

How to properly grind coffee?

Everybody loves the aromatic smell of freshly brewed coffee, however, it is not a simple process.
For many connoisseurs it is a ritual and collection of strictly followed rules. It is well known that the most suitable moment for grinding is just before brewing. A dilemma about ways of grinding and brewing at some point of our great coffee adventure comes into question… What then?