Making coffee is an integral morning ritual in many individual's daily lives. But the influence of coffee spreads around the world. From the sourcing, exporting, importing and drinking, it's very much a growing global business. Check out the influence of coffee in the interesting infographic below and learn some surprising facts, like it's not Italians but actually the Dutch that drink the most cups per head.
Coffee makes the world go round.. find out in this complete history of coffee where it all began and how we arrived at a world where 54% of coffee drinkers say that a morning cup of joe makes them feel more like themselves.
Whether you're travelling or on holiday there's no need to kick your caffeine habit. In fact it's a great opportunity to try out some blends and techniques you might not find at home. Here's a guide to how to ask for coffee the commonly found coffees you're likely to come across.
Heading for a weekend break in some of Europe's most romantic cities? Then take your pick of the best coffee on offer in Paris, Barcelona or Rome in these handy guides, which will also give you tips on what to order and how to ask for it so you don't look like a tourist.
Check out this indispensable guide to coffee around the world and navigate your way around the world by trying out different coffees in different countries, from an American red eye to a Senegalese Touba topped off with black pepper.
Let's face it, ordering a coffee can get pretty confusing. Here's a neat infographic that puts a simple 'face' to a name with a brief description of different coffees, a great reference guide for when you're faced with a 'coffee menu' that you can't make sense of.
Italians are famous for their precision when it comes to ordering their chosen cup of joe. This indespensable guide will help you navigate the Italian bar when on holiday and call out your order like a local. Remember if all else fails, a 'cafe' is the benchmark, a single shot of espresso.
The journey of the coffee bean from the filed to the final brew is a long and complicated one. And that's beforw we even get to choosing our preferred brewing method. Take a look at the guide below that helps clarify some of that complexity by taking us on the bean's journey.
"How do you take it?" could turn out to be pretty complicated question judging by the 38 responses you could get. There’s the obvious classics such as a Mocha, Cappuccino and Espresso and then some more exotic sounding creations such as The Bonbon, The Lazy Eye and The Borgia. The infographic breaks each drink down by the ingredients that go into making them, perfect if you want to experiment with your next coffee hit.
Match you coffee blend and brewing technique to your personality with this final infographic. Old skool? then go for a moka, go getter? go for a single serve pod. There are also useful tips on the type grind and depth of roast that will help you match your flavour preferences.
A four-day restaurant week, a day dedicated to staff learning, and cooking demonstrations for the public are just a few of the new ways of working in Dan Barber's new vision for his NY restaurant and farm. Find out more.
Francesco Martucci from I Masanielli in the Campania region of Italy has been named the best pizzaiolo in the world for a third year running. See the full list as well as all the international winners.