Category Archives: News & Chatter

Tips for Using Old Gourmet Coffee Grounds

Ever wondered what you can do with left over gouremt coffee or coffee grounds? Well here are some great tips: Rub Coffee beans in your hands after cooking with garlic and fish – the natural coffee oils will absorb the odors from the cooking Pour a little boiling water and gourmet coffee grounds down the […]

American Crowned World’s Best Barista

America has a new champion barista: Michael Phillips of Intelligentsia coffee in Chicago. He just won the 11th Annual World Barista Championships in London. Phillips reports enjoying his Gourmet Coffee job and gaining his love of hot coffee and espresso drinks during his time studying in the chilly North. He made his coffee drinks, espresso […]

Coffee May Decrease Risk Of Parkinsons

A new analysis looking at coffee drinking and the risk of Parkinsons disease shows that drinking 2-3 cups of coffee a day cuts the risk by a quarter. The report looked at 26 studies and coffee drinkers had 25% less risk. It is published in The Journal of Alzheimers Disease. In fact, in this same […]

Coffee Breaks Good for Productivity!

Recent research shows that shift workers who had coffee breaks were more productive. British researchers found that workers who consumed Gourmet Coffee with caffeine improved memory and concentration and decreased the number of mistakes made. It had the same benefit as taking a power nap. Results from 13 studies from around the world were analyzed […]

Vietnamese Gourmet Coffee

Coffee was introduced to Vietnam by the French in the late 19th Century and has been a popular beverage ever since. A French dark roast is used and ground finely, chicory may also be added and is in fact quite similar in taste to Cafe De Monde coffee and South Indian filter coffee. Vietnamese filter […]

Host Your Own Coffee Cupping Party

Like a wine party only for coffee lovers! Why not invite your friends over for a fun evening sampling coffee’s from around the World. Order beans from the Worlds four main growing regions, Central America, South America, Africa and Indonesia. Consider brewing or cupping (finely grinding the beans then adding hot water over them) a […]