Robert Alexander

Smell The Coffee

When smelling a coffee, its aroma will tell you a lot about the coffee itself, its quality, origin and roast. But what does aroma really mean? Coffee flavour can be denoted by some primary coffee qualities, among body, sweetness, bitterness, acidity and aftertaste, there’s aroma. Aroma is the release of flavourful compounds from coffee through the air from the moment it is roasted, basically, the smell of coffee is responsible for many of the flavour attributes not directly perceived by…

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Why you should be EATING coffee

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/eat-coffee-flour-reduce-waste-starbucks-entrepeneur-dan-belliveau-environment-a7835546.html Every year six billion pounds of the coffee cherry fruit is thrown away. Every coffee bean roasted in the world forms the seed of an equally significant sweet cherry, but before Dan Belliveau, this delicious fruit was destined to become a rotting mass of red brown goo. He started saving the wasted coffee cherry to convert into a nutrient dense new ingredient: Coffee Flour, which is already being sprinkled into the muffin mixes at Google and HSBC cafeterias in…

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Buckingham Palace Tea Cake

so who knew that you could bake a cake, using tea as an ingredient? Well not us, to be honest. Coffee goes well in many recipes, but tea? Well thanks to a lovely customer who baked us a delicious cake, she has opened our eyes to the use of tea in baking. Her choice of tea was our Buckingham Palace blend, where we discovered just how the gentle aromatic flavour makes these cakes taste delicious. This is her recipe, which we…

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Our magazine feature

well, it certainly has been a very busy couple of months at Smell The coffee. We have been delighted with the positive feedback from our customers. Last month we installed a breakfast bar with seating, and it’s been a huge hit for those wanting a quiet coffee without the hustle and bustle going on around them. We have also introduced a new selection of loose teas and tea infuser mugs. This week saw the launch of a fantastic new local…

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Recipe for your “leftover” coffee

okay, so I’m sure we all have that little bit Coffee left over in the pot some days. But have you ever thought about using it in a recipe rather than rinsing it away down the sink? The nice thing about leftover coffee is that it can be used in sweet and savoury recipes, ranging from spicy sauces and braised chicken to decadent cakes and rich cappuccino ice creams. But here is my favourite: Mocha Cupcakes with Espresso Buttercream Frosting.…

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