Crop to cup coffee blog

Coffee culture, coffee tips and coffee recipes for true coffee lovers.


Summer treat: Coffee Ice Cream

Hello Coffee Lovers! We at Jones Brothers can’t stop having coffee…. even on hot summer days!  Our trick to keep caffeinated and cool down is… coffee ice cream. Here’s an easy recipe for you to prepare it at home.  Let’s start 😊   What you need: 1 1/2 cups whole milk 3/4 cup sugar 1  … Read more

A Caffeinated Composition – The concert for your every delicious coffee moment

Need a playlist to sip your coffee to? Look no further…   We at Jones Brothers Coffee could no longer refrain and would like to pay homage to a collection of musical maestros. Their love for coffee rivals our own and that is no minor feat. Our staff worked at triple time to compile a  … Read more

Unusual coffee pairings from around the world: avocado, butter and tea!

So what’s your pleasure? Do you like a knob of butter in your coffee first thing in the morning, like they traditionally do in Sweden? How about stir frying your coffee beans in butter before filtering them like they do in Singapore? (Wow!) During their travels The Bean Team have encountered many strange coffee-food pairings. Here’s  … Read more

Brewing it your way – The Chemex!

  Chemex – the beauty among coffee brewers.  You’ve seen it in stores but wondered how you can make filter coffee in it? Matt, our friend and expert barista is telling all you need to be able to make great coffee in this stylish coffee brewer.   Brew your perfect cup of coffee.   Brewing  … Read more

Brewing it your way – The Aeropress!

  Thinking of buying an Aeropress but you’re not sure how it really works? Matt, our friend and an expert barista is sharing his tips on how to brew great coffee in this little powerful maker.   Brew your perfect cup of coffee.   Brewing your own coffee is a wonderful way to get a  … Read more

Coffee Lovers Pavlova Cake

The famous Australian cake, inspired by the Russian ballerina Anna Matveyevna Pavlova is a delicious meringue covered with whipped cream and usually garnished with fresh fruit. But what if we made it even better? Yes, you guessed it – here comes a Coffee Lovers Pavlova, made with a coffee meringue and a filling of chocolate  … Read more

Roasting coffee beans – it’s a kind of magic!

We’ve invited Matt, our friend and an expert barista, to pour his coffee knowledge into our blog. Coffee making has no secrets to him and he’s not afraid to share them! —– Coffee roasting is the process by which a coffee buyer will, with the help of science and a bit of black magic, turn  … Read more

Delicious oreo truffles recipe- a perfect snack with your coffee

The nice thing about this recipe is that it’s not only very delicious, but also very easy to make. You only need 3 or 4 ingredients and it will impress your friends (or colleagues) for sure!   Ingredients:    2 packs of Oreo Cookies (28 pieces) 1 pack of Monchou (100 grammes) 350 grammes of  … Read more

Discover Colombian Coffee

Colombia is a vibrant country of colour, culture and history. An ancient civilisation of indigenous peoples married to the conquering Spanish in the 16th century.

Chocolate cake recipe for little and big celebrations

A wise man once said no celebrations are complete without a cake. Our newlywed colleague Ela, prepared us the chocolate slice cake, which we enjoyed after lunch with a nice cup of coffee. Everyone at the Jones Brothers Coffee has their own favourite coffee (mine is Noir and Ela loves Sumatra) but what great is  … Read more

Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies

Easy! Make 30 delicious chocolate studded biscuits with a soft middle. They’re guaranteed to be a success… Preparation time: 15 mins Baking time: 10 mins Ingredients (for 30 cookies): 133gr white chocolate 133gr milk chocolate 133gr dark chocolate 160gr light brown sugar 160gr granulated sugar 2 pouches vanilla sugar 300gr salted butter, softened 2 eggs  … Read more

Coffee Ritual in Ethiopia

Did you know that coffee in Ethopia isn’t just a drink? It’s actually an essential component of Ethiopian culture and society. It’s a community thing and a conversation starter. Being invited for coffee in Ethiopian culture is considered a symbol of friendship, respect and great hospitality. Preparing and drinking it- a whole ceremony. Today we’re  … Read more

Turkish way of drinking coffee

If you’d like to experience something from five hundred years ago then it is the time you get to know Turkish coffee a little better. Turkish way of making coffee is known for its intensity and filter-less method. Traditionally Turks brewed coffee on hot sand but in today’s modern world it is mostly brewed over  … Read more

The Vietnamese way of drinking coffee

From east to west and north to south coffee is a vital part of every culture. In some cultures, coffee has been around for over 300 years. Northern Europeans have been drinking fairly large quantities of coffee. In the Middle East, coffee is a part of family traditions and mostly linked to national identity. Every  … Read more

Energy boost coffee smoothie recipe

A simple cup of coffee to kick start your day is great but check out our energy-boosting coffee smoothie with banana recipe for a quick fix. Enjoy it before you go to the gym or blend it up for breakfast. It is easy to make and you may have all the ingredients available in your  … Read more

Say “yum” to Espresso Martini!

Rich & creamy, this cocktail has been invented back in the 1980s by the British bartending genius Dick Bradsell and quickly became an iconic drink. No wonder- boozy and refreshing, an Espresso Martini is a delicious drink, giving you both the cool down and the energy kick that you need. Read on to find our  … Read more

Hot in coffee world 2016

Drinking coffee isn’t a new thing but the way we drink it has certainly changed over the past few years. 2016 has been the year of new brewing techniques, experimenting with taste but also a year of changing coffee drinking habits. Here’s a little overview of what we thought has been hot in the coffee  … Read more

5 Coffee geek – Creative Christmas gifts ideas for her

Not sure what to buy your coffee-crazy partner, brother or friend for Christmas? Don’t worry, help is at hand. We have a checklist of essential items for that special present,for him or for her, and they will love you for it forever. 1. She adores latte art: Koffiesjablonen(coffee art templates) She goes all “aww” when  … Read more

5 Coffee geek Christmas gift ideas for him

Not sure what to buy your coffee-crazy partner, brother or friend for Christmas? Don’t worry, help is at hand. We have a checklist of essential items for that special present, for him and for her, and they will love you for it forever. 1.Coffee ain’t rocket science but it is science French Press: If he  … Read more

Easy and quick kruidnoten recipe for Sinterklaas

Kruidnoten is the sign that Sinterklaas is just around the corner. In the 17th century spices were pretty expensive and that’s why their use was reserved for holidays and celebrations. Now you see- kruidnoten are Sinterklaas’s special spiced treats! Strong smell of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and many other spices in kruidnoten is what makes them  … Read more