Cold Brew Coffee is a rising trend in town and we sure are embracing it.
You might have seen food journals, magazines, blogs and your social media feeds bursting with pictures or reviews of Cold Brew coffees. It is for sure, the new it coffee at the moment.
Why do people levitate towards Cold Brew Coffees? There are a couple of reasons. And the ones who truly appreciate their coffee will taste the robust and concentrated flavours in cold brews, while still enjoying the taste of the coffee itself as opposed to downing it like an espresso.
If you are still confused, here’s a simple read on What You Need To Know About Cold Brew Coffee.
I love my coffee, and back when I was working in a magazine, I got the chance to speak with many baristas to get their tips on brewing a fantastic cuppa at home. Let’s face it – paying $5 to $6 for coffee every day is not the easiest thing on your wallet. I’d gotten the low-down from the folks from top cafes and coffee shops like Maison Ikkoku, Toby’s Estate, Chye Seng Huat Hardware, Jewel Coffee, Highlander Coffee and Oriole Cafe & Bar.
So here are 13 barista tips for making great coffee at home!
Enjoying a cup of coffee is more than just a matter of taste, or fancy latte art. All five of our senses play a big part, and I believe there are some added components that attribute to a good cup of coffee.
Experiencing all that coffee has to offer is more than just a two-way street; with the barista making the coffee, and the customer drinking the coffee. It involves the most complex understanding on how that coffee was being prepared until it reaches your lip.
I had the opportunity to visit Khairul (better known as K-Man) – the Head Barista at Sarnies Cafe – and learn more about the art of making coffee. Here are the basics on the roles in processing coffee’s rich data - starting with Blending, Roasting, Grinding, and Extraction.