Coffee Combinations - The Weird and Wonderful

  • 20th February 2015
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Following on from the bulletproof phenomenon it turns out that adding things to coffee is nothing new, in fact, it has been done for centuries! Although some coffee connoisseurs may be of the opinion that adding anything to black coffee is sacrilege, others believe that certain ingredients combined with coffee can be good for your health. Here are some of the most weird, wonderful and delicious additions to coffee and the health benefits they are believed to bring about. Cardamom - used originally in Ayurvedic medicine, cardamon combined with coffee beans, is believed to neutralise ...Read more

Is coffee the UK’s new favourite hot beverage?

  • 12th February 2015
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Although in the past Brits have been notoriously reluctant to put down their cuppas, it looks as though coffee, the brew once dubbed ‘the bitter invention of satan’, is set to dethrone tea as the nations favourite drink. Despite lagging behind the rest of Europe in terms of coffee consumption, the UK coffee market has been steadily on the rise, breaking the £1 billion barrier for the first time in 2012. The biggest influencers behind the coffee uprising are based in the South East, and drink over half of the uk espresso consumption. Perhaps unsurprisingly, London is home ...Read more

What do you like with your coffee in the morning?

  • 30th January 2015
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The debate over the age old question of what to have with your morning coffee is still very much ripe today. Although we wouldn’t go as far to say that the accompaniment to your coffee defines your personality, we’d love to think that this would give us an idea of what sort of person you are. So, would you prefer to go A: continental with a croissant, B: American with a muffin, C: terribly British with biscuits, D: classic with cake? We’ll be gathering the results to find out the most popular choices next ...Read more

Coffee Culture Worldwide - Durgol (Part 1)

  • 14th January 2015
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Coffee habits and traditions are ingrained in every country’s identity. Blends, rituals for drinking and methods of serving, all range dramatically depending on where you are in the world. We’ve delved a little deeper into coffee culture from 10 different countries worldwide. Here’s our first instalment which ranges from Austria and Mexico, to Ethopia, Japan and of course Italy. Austria Cafes with an elaborate and elegant twist are a huge part of Austria’s cultural heritage and some of the plush coffee houses in Vienna are sure to make you feel like royalty. Locals ...Read more

Coffee Inspired Festive Spirit

  • 23rd December 2014
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There’s no doubt that many of us will be celebrating the festive season in a big way and as such we thought it was only right to put forward three of our favourite coffee related drinks - suitable for those who enjoy a festive tipple as well as tea-totallers. Espresso Martini Extremely easy to drink, an espresso martini is sure to get any party started! TOTAL TIME: LESS THAN 5 MINS MAKES: ONE GLASS Ingredients 25ml (1fl oz) Kahlúa or Caffé Lolita liqueur 25ml (1fl oz) espresso 50ml (2fl oz) vodka Coffee beans to garnish (naturally!) ...Read more

We Love Coffee Community Reaches 10,000 likes - thanks to all you lovely people!

  • 11th December 2014
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To say thank you for getting us to 10,000 likes we’re giving 10 people the chance to win some festive treats which include a bottle of Durgol, a festive mug and some coffee beans. Simply visit our Facebook page to find out more. https://www.facebook.com/WeLoveCoffeeCommunity Good Luck! COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS – OVERVIEW - The Competition is open to any mainland UK resident aged 18 years old and older (each an “Entrant” and together the “Entrants”) - The Competition will start on Friday 12th November (the “Opening Date”) - The Competition will ...Read more

What kind of coffee are you? An energy loving Expresso or a lovable Latte?

  • 05th December 2014
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Have you ever considered which kind of coffee you would most resemble? Are you the strong and silent type who needs that extra boost in the morning to get you through? Or maybe the smooth, bubbly type who enjoys taking things at a more relaxed pace? Espresso or latte is probably a debate had amongst coffee connoisseurs across the world. What do you think - do you enjoy a long tall and milky latte or do you prefer to savour the untouched flavour of the coffee itself? Visit us at https://www.facebook.com/WeLoveCoffeeCommunity and tell us whether ...Read more

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