Direct Connect Coffee - Colombia Fairtrade Organic

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Kimberley Coffee Company - Direct Connect Coffee Program Prides itself on sourcing the very best sustainable coffee in the World. Then roasting in small batches and express delivering to your door. Kimberley Coffee's new Direct Connect Coffee Program we are taking it a step closer to the farmer and his community. we have done this with our new Colombian Coffee Colombian SR Micro Lot La Jacoba (http://www.kimberleycoffee.com.au/shop/coffee/coffeesingle-origin/columbian-fairtrade-organic-sr-micro-lot-la-jacoba) The back story of this amazing must try coffee ASPROUNI  ...read more

Coffee - Understand What Caffeine Does To Us And Why We Have Decaf

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I’m no different from any other Australian; I love a good coffee after I wake up. In fact, I adore grinding my coffee fresh and putting it through my home espresso machine. I also crave the flavour even after having had dinner. Unfortunately, dependent on your body, your reaction to the caffeine will vary. This can mean the difference between a cup of coffee at night or a sleepless night of tossing and turning. I personally cannot drink coffee before bedtime because I am sensitive to the affects of caffeine. I can’t even drink soft drinks containing caffeine, before  ...read more

Steaming in with espresso machine tips.

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So what exactly is espresso coffee? An espresso coffee is sold at the café in a small cup and is an extremely strong cup of coffee. Espresso is used in making café latte, cappuccino and café mocha. Espresso is made in the espresso machine by forcing about two ounces of hot water through tightly packed finely ground espresso coffee. The resulting liquid is a deep brown color with a slight froth on top. Espresso makers differ in the water temperatures, the fineness of the espresso coffee, the pressure with which the water is pressed through the coffee and how tightly th  ...read more

five reasons your coffee tastes bad

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Five reasons your Coffee tastes bad ( and how to fix them ) You have just got up and it's that time the time you make yourself that wake up coffee to get your day started. So if you are a coffee lover like me you hang out for that first cup of life charging to get your day off to a great start. Sadly many of us don't get the coffee we deserve, this can happen for many reasons here are 5. 1. Stale coffee beans . This is a big one like all food Coffee can go off - there are many reasons for this, not stored in a cool dry dark place. We have covered storage of Coffee beans   ...read more

Coffee - The game changer

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Here at Kimberley Coffee Company we not only roast coffee we drink it as well, and a lot of it. Recently I got thinking about the whole coffee thing well about the drinking and the different methods of making coffee in the domestic and small office area. How things have changed.................. Growing up, most of us had our first experience with either instant or drip filter coffee. With a legacy of Tea drinking form England, Australia was starting to embrace coffee more and more. Italian migrants in the 50's and 60's bought the food, coffee and coffee drinking devices to  ...read more

Espresso Machine Back Flushing

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Espresso Machine Back flushing 1. Insert blind filter in porta filter and add 3 g of Espresso Cleaning Powder. Insert porta-filter into group head. 2. Activate brew cycle for 5 seconds. Stop 5 seconds. Repeat 4 times. 3. Remove porta filter. Activate new extraction cycle and rinse porta-filter in stream of water from group head. Stop cycle. 4. Insert porta filter into group head. Repeat step (2) without detergent 5 more times. 5. Make and discard a cup of espresso to ensure no residue remains. The Espresso Machine Cleaner is a specially designed cleaner for e  ...read more