Nothing quite says “I’m a massive coffee geek” like owning a vacuum coffee maker (also known as a siphon, or syphon coffee pot). Although the method has been around for approaching two centuries and enjoyed considerable popularity in that time, siphon machines are not really en-vogue right now. It’s hardRead More →

Everybody loves a wedding – but choosing the right gift to please the happy couple can be a nightmare! Sometimes the bride and groom will help you out by posting a registry of gifts – but that doesn’t mean there will be anything left available on the list that suitsRead More →

Single origin coffees are becoming increasingly popular with drinkers who are branching out from the generic java produced by mass-produced blends. Costa Rica’s fertile soils produce some of the world’s best coffee – but what are the best beans on the market? Are they worth the money and what isRead More →