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coffee prep, coffee set, copper, perfect coffee, techniques -

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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bean-to-cup, origin coffee, perfect coffee, Strong Coffee, techniques, website -

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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Brazil Ipanema, coffee beans, Colombia Musicas, Costa Rica Azalea, El Salvador La Joya, New Coffee, Subscriptions, Yemini Matari -

We're delighted to announce five new additions to our origin coffee range, bringing our tally to over 100 fantastic varieties from all corners of the globe. Here's a quick overview of our latest additions; follow the links for full descriptions and to order. Don't forget to use the voucher code TENOFF30 to receive 10% off orders over £30, and get free standard UK delivery on orders over £20.   Colombia Musicas Coffee from £9.99 A high acidity coffee with sharp citrus notes, featuring very good body and a balanced flavour. Colombia Musicas coffee is cultivated on the banks of the...

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Cold Coffee Drinks, Frappe, Iced Coffee, Strong Coffee -

With summer just about with us (between the rain showers anyway!), many of us look to cold coffee drinks as a refreshing alternative to more traditional beverages. But did you know that it's incredibly easy to make perfect iced frappe at home? With just a few indulgent ingredients, and some of our freshly roasted coffee, you'll soon be whipping up delicious blended coffee drinks to enjoy during the warm summer months (or drizzly, May afternoons for that matter!)   Here's what you'll need: 350ml of Very Strong Brewed Coffee or Espresso, Chilled. We'd recommend Ernesto, Continental, Golden Crema, Buckaroo, Director's or...

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Best Coffee, Brazil, Finest Coffee, Kopi Luwak, Rwanda, Santos, World Coffee -

The BBC recently ran an interesting story on Peter Day's quest for the perfect cup of coffee. From the Brazilian port of Santos to the surprisingly agreeable Rwanda, given the country's tumultuous history, Peter's journey takes him across the World sampling various different methods of brewing coffee. Peter even samples Kopi Luwak, probably the World's most exclusive coffee, pointing out the questionable practices of some collectors (Coffee-Direct.co.uk strictly sources Kopi Luwak from non-farmed sources, you'll be pleased to know). The article is well worth a read, and leads Peter to taste what he considered to be the finest coffee he'd ever tried in...

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