WIN a Bodum Pour Over Coffee Maker!

  • 28th November 2014
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  The Bodum Pour Over Coffee Maker is pefect for coffee conissieurs who love to take the time to savour their coffee. To be in with the chance of winning one simply visit our Facebook page and take our Coffee Conssieurs quiz.  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 28th November (the “Opening Date”) - The Competition ...Read more

Become a coffee connoisseur with our helpful guide

  • 28th November 2014
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    Want to impress your friends next time you head out for a coffee and a cake? Well, here we provide a lowdown on the must know terms to wow the coffee shop! A good place to start is ‘Arabica’ - one of the two main types of coffee and widely believed to be the best. Next time you head into your favourite coffee shop be sure to ask whether it’s arabica! Looking for a hard to get, expensive coffee to enjoy for a special event? There’s few better than ‘Blue ...Read more

10 coffee facts throughout history

  • 21st November 2014
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Coffee has been about for centuries, so it’s no surprise that there are countless historical facts in connection with what can only be described as one of the world’s favourite beverages.* We thought we’d share 10 of these facts with you - pat on the back of you already knew any of them! The Dutch drink more coffee than any other nation, an average of 2.414 cups each, every day.  2. Coffee is said to have been discovered by a ninth-century Ethiopian farmer, who realised his goats were going crazy over coffee beans.  3. Every scene ...Read more

Must have kitchen gadgets for coffee fanatics this Christmas - Durgol

  • 14th November 2014
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Coffee, the capital of warm drinks. The widest consumed beverage across the world. Small cups, flasks or even shots, you can’t beat that feeling of a lovely warm cup on a cold wintery day. Whether it is a stocking filler for a family member or a treat for yourself - take a look at our coffee gadgets to grab this Winter. TFA milk thermometer The best feeling in the world is definitely a frothy coffee in the morning. If you’re planning on frothing your own milk then this thermometer is a must and is widely used ...Read more

A tasty pumpkin treat from Starbucks this Halloween - Durgol

  • 31st October 2014
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A cup of seasonal coffee is always a treat especially when it’s laced with pumpkin - mmm yummy!  This Halloween we thought we would put our taste buds to the test and indulge ourselves in a premium spiced latte from Starbucks. Dark winter nights with a slice of zesty spice is the only way to describe this coffee delight. Adding a small squirt of cream, this latte is a great afternoon treat and definitely worth lingering over.   ...Read more

The History of Coffee

  • 17th October 2014
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Coffee is one of the most popular hot drinks in the world and part of our daily life around the world. But do you ever wonder where coffee comes from? See below our complete guide to the history of coffee: 9th century: It’s thought that coffee dates as far back as then, and it was all down to a single goat herder in East Africa. Ethiopian goat herder Kaldi drank a concoction made from the beans after seeing his energetic goats eat them 14th century: Cultivation begins. Coffee wasn’t an instant hit though, and wasn&rsquo ...Read more

The best coffee shop on the High Street

  • 22nd September 2014
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The best coffee shop on the High Street We all know that feeling of walking through the city centre of any town and thinking ‘Which coffee shop do I fancy today?’ For some of us this could be a decision we make instantly, as creatures of habit.Yes, we are the kind of loyal coffee fans who even when it’s pouring down with rain, we don’t have an umbrella and our favourite coffee shop is on the other side of town, will still go that extra mile to get our preferred coffee fix.  ...Read more

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