Kaya’s latte art is a thing of beauty. Showcasing her skills on video was well overdue and seemed fitting to be in slow-mo and to the beautiful sounds of Perth band Apricot Rail. Enjoy!
The hot air balloons floating above the skyline of Melbourne this morning immediately indicated that the day was going to be a winner – those guys only go up if the conditions are perfect! Today’s event, run by the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (MFAW), was a wonderful example of achievement in both quality AND quantity. As the longest, Longest Lunch ever, with 535 meters of table catering to 1504 people, it truly was an epic event.
The first and freshest shipment of new crop Santo Antonio Estates from Brazil has finally landed! As we tune our taste buds to appreciate the vibrancy of new season coffees, here is your chance to taste the latest version of a coffee we have been purchasing for the last 3 years. It’s a bit fanciful to describe it as tasting the season, but it’s true! Besides terroir and specific farming practices, Mother Nature’s ever changing conditions mean that each season can express something unique and different in the cup.
I’ve just come back from Sumatra. I went to witness the first batch of parchment coffee being bought and processed into export-ready green at our new mill – the Tiga Raja mill.
Some days you want a superfood salad and a green smoothie. Other days, it’s a burger and beer. Barry on High Street in Northcote is the ultimate people pleaser. Whether you’re on a health kick, in need of some comfort food or simply looking for a caffeine-induced pick-me-up, Barry has you covered.
Samudra is a Sanskrit term meaning ‘ocean’. In yoga, we often bind a pose or create a symbolic seal of our intent to move inward. The word for this seal is ‘Mudra’. (Taken from Samudra’s website.)
Whether this statement resonates with your inner yogi or you have no idea what a yogi is or why Sanskrit is a significant language, do yourself a favour and put Samudra on your list of places to visit next time you are passing through the Great Australian Southwest.
The Synesso is firmly established as the world’s premier commercial espresso machine for good reason. The quality engineering, unique styling and impressive specifications, including four stage pressure ramping, have all made the Synesso top of the wish list for the cafe owner who seeks to provide their customers with high quality coffee.
Focussing on highly controllable and consistent delivery of brew water at a constant temperature, the Über Boiler also integrates scales and timer into an in-shelf, slick stainless steel unit. Paired with a good deli grinder and your brewing method of choice, the Über Boiler is being received by leading café owners around the country as the solution to showcasing exceptional coffees for their customers.
Owned by Five Senses the Australian Barista Academy is our dedicated training facility. Equipped with an army of Synessos, Uber Boilers and award winning baristas the Barista Academy is dedicated to inspiring excellence in coffee brewing to the specialty coffee industry and passionate home baristas. No experience neccessary. All you need is a genuine interest in coffee, and you qualify.