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As a nation, we've embraced coffee shop culture as a major part of our lives over the last few years. The extortionate costs of that daily macchiato on the commute, or the lunchtime latte soon add up however. The great news is that you don't have to stop one of life's little pleasure; simply become your own barista with the help of Coffee-Direct.co.uk! Not only will you save a small fortune, but you'll also be able to choose from over 100 varieties from around the globe, and experience freshly roasted coffee beans in either whole bean form to be ground at...

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British designer Tom Dixon has produced a copper coffee set that can only be described as stunning. Featuring a French press, espresso cups, milk pan, stovetop brewer and numerous other accessories on top of a beautifully constructed copper serving tray, this high end piece would be the jewel in any coffee connoisseur’s kitchen. Available this Autumn direct from tomdixon.net, pricing hasn’t yet been announced, but suffice to  say it will probably be in the ‘high quality gift’ range rather than being an all out extravagance. Check out Tom’s site for some beautiful lighting, furniture, gifts and accessories, and see more of...

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We've just launched a new addition to our product pages to make finding your perfect coffee even easier. Throughout our range of origin and blended coffees, you'll now see dials on the left hand side of the page indicating various features of the particular coffee you're browsing. With indicators including strength, acidity, flavour, body and aroma, you can at a glance see how our range matches your tastes. If you know exactly the type of coffee you're looking for, you can also use our new check sheets, listing our range by all of those attributes, starting with Coffee by Strength. To...

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The key to enjoying the best coffees is to prepare your drinks by grinding the beans at home, using beans that have been roasted as recently as possible. The sooner you use your roasted beans, the better your coffee will taste. At Coffee-Direct we make sure that all our beans are roasted to order and quickly packaged for a fast delivery, allowing you to enjoy the fullest flavours and richest aromas in your favourite coffees. When roasting coffee, there are a number of rules and recommendations to follow if you want to get the best flavours, aromas and colours from...

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