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Coffee & Bar

NOVICE GUIDE: HOMEBREWING COFFEE BASICS WITH THE AEROPRESS

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By Angela Manners Here is the story of how we began our days of homebrewing with Aeropress… It all started with a broken handle (portafilter) on my espresso machine and a loaned Nespresso. You can imagine the major disaster it was when our espresso machine’s portafilter cracked. I won’t lie when I say that tears were...
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NOVICE GUIDE: HOME-BREWING COFFEE BASICS WITH THE MR CLEVER DRIPPER

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By Angela Manners I've been making coffee (espresso-based coffee) at home for years but it’s only recently that I’ve started using alternative brew methods. This post will be about my current favourite tool which is my Mr Clever dripper. Prior to this, I would wonder why anyone would spend more money at a café for a...
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NOVICE GUIDE: INSTANT COFFEE VS HOMEBREW (ALTERNATIVE BREW) COFFEE

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By Angela Manners My relationship with coffee started while I was young. I gave a brief intro in my last article, Flavour Notes: Coffee Cupping with the Pros at Perk Coffee. However, in this and my next few articles, I am the novice. I want good, home-brewed coffee but without confusing myself with the mathematical formulas that become...
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Top 5 Christmas Presents for your Coffee loving friends

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We Singaporeans love our coffee. Don't ask us why, we just do. Some use it for the energy and productivity benefits it brings to the worktable, others enjoy it for its aroma, taste and exclusivity that a nice cuppa affords. With caffeine being likely the No. 1 addition here on the sunny island, I'm pretty sure that you'd...
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