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
Our IT webmaster Dennis is a man of many talents – including it seems ,desserts! At the Jones Brothers Coffee office this week, we were delighted to find a custom made tiramisu arrive with Dennis - in our opinion the perfect side to go with your great fresh cup of espresso. Tiramisu is a killer combination of coffee, mascarpone and whipped cream. Dennis shares his secret tiramisu recipe with you, just for real coffee lovers.
Who is not a movie fan? Most importantly who is not a coffee fan? As we know, coffee is not just a drink, right! It’s a lifestyle. For a lot of us coffee is our passionate obsession. Coffee has also played its part in a lot of great (and not so great!) movies. Can you … Read more
No celebrations are complete without a cake, especially when it’s your birthday! We at Jones Brothers Coffee Company are celebrating our 3rd Birthday this month,so we think we deserve a birthday cake indeed! As you probably know by now, we kinda have a sweet tooth for anything delicious here at Jones Brothers (there’s nothing like … Read more
Every morning a nice cup of delicious coffee wakes you up and gets you ready for the day but while cleaning your coffee machine you might suddenly realize the alarming amount of ground coffee remaining. Did you know that you could reuse them? Here are some ideas for you to consider the magic power of … Read more
Every morning a nice cup of coffee wakes you up and gets you ready for the day but while cleaning your coffee machine you might suddenly realize the alarming amount of ground coffee remaining. Did you know that you could reuse them? Here are some ideas for you to consider the magic power of coffee … 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
Coffee cake lovers- here’s one for you. We all know Tiramisu, but have you heard of the heavenly “Bolo de Bolacha”? Literally translated as “biscuit cake”, this traditional Portuguese dessert combines the intense flavours of coffee with the light, creaminess of the custard-like filling. This lovely dish is quick and easy to make, and is … Read more
Sumatra Lintong Raja Batak – the King of Coffees bears a long name! The name is worth remembering though, as our latest Limited Edition coffee capsules is Indonesian coffee at its best. Curious to know why the semi-washed and hand-pulped Arabica bean from Sumatra has earned the status of a coffee star? Let us take you … Read more
It’s always an exciting challenge when you are asked to design a piece of ‘limited edition’ packaging, because its aims are to be completely unique, have a premium, high quality feel, to stand out from the crowd, and be exclusive. As the title suggests, it’s only around for limited period of time. It also gives you wonderful creative freedom – a designer’s dream!
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
Are you one of those diehard ‘skinny milk’ fans, refusing to take full cream for fear of that old saying: ‘a moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips?’ Many people, females in particular, are armed with the knowledge that a few lattes a day topped with full fat milk can see the calories … Read more
Good morning Coffee lovers! Last time we shared the lowdown on the science of happiness with you. Hand in hand with this is the importance of a good nights’ sleep… something we need prior to reaching out for that first cup of Jones Brothers Coffee each morning. But if you spend more time counting sheep … Read more
It always amazes me how often we get served a terrible coffee. I drink espresso as my drink of choice, so can usually tell pretty quickly when something is not right, but of course a lot of bad coffee is disguised by a bucket full of milk in your cup. I’m amazed principally because I … Read more
True Crop to Cup Greatness – Part 3 The Pursuit of Quality Our humble coffee bean has already come a long way. From being nurtured by mother nature, infused with nutrients from the ground and the sky, harvested by hand when at its ripest, pulped, washed, dried, graded for size and then packed for export, … Read more
In May and June we are about to enter into the harvest time for one of the world’s biggest producers and exporters of Coffee – Brazil. The months from end of May through to end of September are critical in determining the worldwide price of coffee beans such is the scale of production in Brazil. … Read more
As you warm your hands and your soul from your morning coffee, do you ever think about where that coffee has come from and what it takes to get it to you? I have seen it at first hand and so I am going to take you on that journey from the time of Harvest … Read more
Find yourself mesmerised by the cool creativity behind latte art? The thing is, latte art needn’t be limited to coffee orders in speciality coffee houses. With a bit of practice at home (actually, a lot of practice at home), there’s no reason why you can’t master the art yourself to ensure your beautiful Jones Brothers … Read more
Bonjour Jones Brothers! Today we’re talking coffee surprisingly and specifically, why you should keep up your consumption. Why? Well amongst many other reasons, it appears that coffee could help prevent depression. A recent Harvard study analysed the caffeine consumption of 200,000 men and women with results showing that 2-4 cups per day had a protective effect. … Read more