Espresso… We have a lot to thank our Italian friends for! As well as a short shot of heaven, it’s also the building block to your favourite milk drinks. Getting the perfect extraction and taste can be tricky work. Grind your beans too finely and your coffee will be over-extracted, taking too long to come … Read more
Originating in Italy, this uniquely designed piece of equipment lets you make a smooth, strong and delicious tasting espresso style drink. It’s quite a dated method of making coffee, but it’s definitely making a comeback in the coffee industry and in people’s homes. It’s simple and quick to prepare.. What you’ll need: Your favourite Jones … Read more
Who doesn’t love the combination of coffee and chocolate? We grabbed our favourite bars of dark, milk and white chocolate, set up our full range of caps, and then got busy with our very own taste-test. If you know a coffee lover and want to combine your coffee gift with a sweet treat, we’ve come … Read more
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
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
There are many facts about coffee that we have been told that make us immediately feel bad for having that extra daily cup with our breakfast. Good news here! Some of these are merely myths, and aren’t true at all! We’ve made a list of some of the most absurd facts that you should stop … Read more
Like most foodstuffs, coffee is at its best when it is fresh. But of course a lot of us don’t know what this really means. We don’t understand the importance of the roast date versus the expiry date on the pack. Or when we get the coffee home, we don’t know the best way to store it. Well here are my Top 6 tips for buying, storing and drinking your coffee when it is at its best.
Like me, do you look forward to the weekends, to slow down a bit, stop thinking about work and all the niggly things that annoy you, take your time over the things that matter, relax? Does coffee feature in your list of things to enjoy during your weekends? It does for me. It usually involves … Read more