Local coffee roasteries are more and more common in Finland, with coffee enthusiast popping up their shops all around the country. Many of the Finnish roasteries are located in or near Helsinki, and ROST & Co. is one of them. We walk by a speciality coffee store Kaffecentralen very often, and the ROST & Co.… Continue reading Coffee by ROST & Co., the Lauttasaari roastery
Mood Coffee Roastery at Tarkk'ampujankatu 4, Helsinki, is a clinically clean coffee shop with artisan grade coffee. But are you in the mood for Mood? They have excellent roasts, but the cold atmosphere (and the two not-so-cheerful baristas) let me down a bit. Definitely worth a quick stop, but not one to make yourself too comfortable… Continue reading Are you in the mood for Mood Coffee Roastery?
When you enter an abandoned looking shopping center, you don't expect to find one of the greatest hidden gems in the Helsinki coffee catalogue. Maja Coffee Roastery in Lehtisaari is one of those that you should definitely dust off your bike for and cycle in for a taste! The cosy shop has a simple menu of coffee,… Continue reading Maja Coffee Roastery – Hidden gem of Lehtisaari
If you're like me, and you're in an office with nothing else than a tea kettle and a capsule coffee machine, you are in a pinch to make a delicious cup o' joe. But don't worry, in this post we have collected a couple of options and tips for you to make a successful brew with… Continue reading Coffee with a tea kettle – How to brew coffee in the office?
Silver Oak Coffee roast a great selection of coffee beans very well - I'll start with that. The rest is about our personal experience about their different beans and Silver Oak Coffee as a whole. We stumbled upon these roasters in a foodie event in Cambridge, which ended with us buying a new brewing pot and… Continue reading Silver Oak Coffee – More fresh beans from Cambridgeshire!
This filter blend has been a pleasant surprise in the aeropress. The bag promises you with sweetness and smoothness, and in the cup I discovered sweet dark chocolate flavors that blend together pleasantly. Albeit the slight acidity in the cup the overall experience is what it promises - Sweet filter blend. I have had varied… Continue reading Phil Ter filter blend (MK 3) by Has Bean Coffee
We're back! It's time to review the coffee brew pot for the lazy. The SoftBrew was an interesting addition to our brewing equipment. We first stumbled upon the pot at the Cambridge Food Festival in May. With the super-fine mesh filter inside the pot, it is great for both brewing coffee and tea. With coffee… Continue reading Testing the Sowden SoftBrew – Brew it and leave it