Category Archives: Being Barista

Search for Vietnam’s Top Barista Begins at Food&Hotel Vietnam 2011

Ho Chi Minh City, Aug 26, 2011 (ACN Newswire via COMTEX) — Successfully launched in 2009, the Vietnam Barista Competition (VBC) will return for a second edition at Food&HotelVietnam2011, held this year at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC) … Continue reading

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Being Barista (Love for Coffee)

Some people dream of success, others make it happen. Of course, you can dream as much as you like but waiting for things to happen gets you nowhere. Get active and start making things happen. Whatever journey your path takes … Continue reading

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7 tips for dialling in an espresso blend

By: James Hoffman. Square Mile Coffee Roasters. These tips probably apply more to a commercial environment than a domestic one, but hopefully there are some useful reminders for anyone in here. We’ve all ended up chasing an espresso, somehow a … Continue reading

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Latte Art with Madcap Coffee

Hybrid Media has once again teamed up with Madcap Coffee to give you another look into their artistry. Watch as they pour some stunning latte art. Produced by Hybrid Media Company Music by Soil & the Sun Radical Face

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The Next Movement

 By Geoff Watts    A new decade is arrived. Are you ready for it? Is the world of Specialty Coffee ready for it? Just to help ease the transition I put together a little list of things to look forward to … Continue reading

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Pour over. Blooming process or stirring method.

I would like to get some feedback in regards to pour over. Those of you in third wave coffee industry who use drip, pour over method please share your personal opinion what you think about blooming or stirring method and … Continue reading

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SEED TO CUP BARISTA ADVENTURE!! Peru 2010

Twelve world-class baristas were transported from the comfort of their urban retail coffee shops to spend a week living on a small, family-owned coffee farm on the edge of the Amazon basin in northern Peru. There was no electricity. No … Continue reading

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