Coffee facts

Fact#1 Caffeine can be lethal – Extreme overdose can result in death. The median lethal dose of caffeine in humans is dependent on weight and individual sensitivity and estimated to be about 150 to 200 milligrams per kilogram of body mass, roughly 80 to 100 cups of coffee for an average adult taken within a […]

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What makes a successful cafe

In Melbourne we have a plethora of amazing and terrible cafes. Just read Urbanspoon or Foursquare or Beanhunter and you’ll find cafe’s that work and cafe’s that don’t. Obviously the coffee has to be good, but what other ingredients make a successful cafe? The standards of customer service: offering a great product, with product knowledge […]

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How to do a pour-over

I am not a fan of filter coffee although it does deliver four times the caffeine. Melbourne Australia has been an espresso location for almost 70 years. Our coffee is 85% espresso and 15% filter whereas in America and Europe it’s the other way around. As a coffee lover I want to learn all things […]

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