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The Grind; just as important as the coffee

When it comes to making the perfect coffee, the grind plays a starring role. In fact, many say that a good grinder is the most important piece of equipment there is and sure enough, if you try to get away with a crappy grinder, even the sleekest of espresso machines will let you down. You  … Read more

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Coffee & Health: discover all the benefits of drinking coffee!

Coffee is so good that it would be easy to assume it’s bad for us. We crave it, we guzzle it, it makes us feel good, warm, energized and ready to take on whatever challenges life throws at us. In fact, for many of us, it’s the lure of a Jones Brothers coffee that pries us  … Read more

Can coffee boost your workout?

Can a cup of coffee motivate you to relish endless trips to the gym? That question is at the heart of a notable study of caffeine and exercise, one of several new experiments suggesting that, whatever your sport, caffeine may allow you to perform better and enjoy yourself more. Scientists and many athletes have known  … Read more

Seven easy steps to make perfect cafetière coffee

In 1852, two French guys, Mr Mayer and Delorge, registered the first patent for a cafetière (Thanks for that awesome contribution!) We tell you everything about it in this blog post.

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.

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From Crop to Cup: Celebrating coffee, its origins and makers on the International Coffee Day

There is nothing like drinking a cup of coffee every morning to start the day happy and energized, right? Coffee is an inspiring drink, it not only boosts our own creativity but also comes with a whole fascinating universe. Have you ever wondered what does goat herder Kaldi, 1st October and United Nations have to  … Read more

Where it all begins: Ethiopia and The Story of Coffee

  Curious what goats have to do with coffee? Our guest writer Matt explains it all below!   Part 1 – Ethiopia: The Beginning   A coffee’s “birth country” can tell us a lot about what we can expect from our daily brew. Coffee trees have different species that grow across the world under various  … Read more

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 coffee 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

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