bees

Did you know… We’ve recently started working with Workbridge, a local charity offering vocational pathways for people with mental illness, learning disabilities or brain injuries. They provide people with fantastic opportunities to gain skills and build confidence. Workbridge recently welcomed 30,000 bees ahead of a new beekeeping course. Service users will be able to get…

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coffee glossary

Our coffee glossary explains some key coffee terms for beginner baristas.   AMERICANO A shot or two of espresso diluted with hot water, and served with or without milk. Rumour has it Americanos get their name from WW2, when American GIs in Italy would dilute their espressos with hot water.   BARISTA All round coffee…

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time for tea!

As well as wholesale coffee beans, we’ve also teamed up with Joe’s Tea to supply award-winning, organic tea. Their delicious range of teabags includes: Ever-so-English Breakfast Ever-so-English Decaf Earl of Grey Rest-Repeat-Rooibos Sweet Chamomile Proper Peppermint St Clement’s Lemon Queen of Green Jasmine’s Green Glory Whiter than White Feisty Turmeric Guru The Best Berry Minted-Up…

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cappuccino faqs

What is a cappuccino? Some quick cappuccino facts: A cappuccino is 1 part espresso, 1 part steamed milk and 1 part foam. Our barista courses cover how to make a perfect one, from the pour to the microfoam and everything inbetween! We love its word origin: it’s probably inspired by the brown tunics and white hoods…

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pumpkin spice latte

The arrival of the pumpkin spice latte heralds the start of Autumn as much as digging out your big coat and kicking through the leaves on the way to work. Inspired by the taste of a slice of pumpkin pie followed by a sip of espresso back in 2003, Starbucks went on to sell more than…

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