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Everything You Need to Know About Guatemalan Coffee

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Everything You Need to Know About Guatemalan Coffee

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea in Central America, Guatemala prides itself on its deep-rooted history with its most cherished export: coffee beans. Guatemala boasts varying altitudes and microclimates that are perfect for growing coffee, in particular the Arabica Coffee plant, and each region offers its own distinct roast coffee flavours and characteristics. Today, the country has earned its place as one of the world’s most premier coffee growing regions but how much do you know about the delicious drink in your cup? Read on to learn more about Guatemalan coffee as we journey through the origins,...

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Italian Coffee: History, Culture & Types

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Italian Coffee: History, Culture & Types

Italians are notoriously passionate about their food and drink heritage and their deep-rooted history with coffee is no different. Coffee is more than just a beverage in Italy, it is an intrinsic way of life with most Italians enjoying this aromatic drink several times throughout the day. From an early morning wakeup call in a bustling Italian coffee shop to a tasty after-dinner treat, coffee is enjoyed at all times of the day in Italy and coffee drinking has developed some unique cultural traditions since espresso coffee beans first arrived at Italy’s ports. So, lets dive into Italy’s fascinating coffee culture,...

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How to Make Latte Art for Beginners

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How to Make Latte Art for Beginners

If you love coffee as much as we do, you’re more than likely to have come across some masterful latte art in your day-to-day coffee run. And if not, you’re still likely to have seen trendy coffee artwork on your local café or friends’ social media. As it says in the title, latte art is a type of artistry and it often feels a shame to ruin such picture-perfect latte art designs by taking the first sip. So, it’s no wonder why this Instagram-able coffee trend has got so many of us snapping photos of our latte art for socials...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Tea

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Tea

With over 100 million cups of tea being consumed across the UK each day, it’s fair to say that tea is one of the nation’s most beloved drinks. The history of tea in Britain demonstrates how the UK’s love affair with tea came around and how the delicious beverage we are familiar with today came to be. Most of us enjoy a cup of tea for its’ refreshing taste or as an afternoon pick-me-up. For others, tea is a part of relaxing evening routines as they prepare to wind down before bed. But how many of us think of the...

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Tea From Around the World

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Tea From Around the World

The historic origins and uses of tea are often overlooked when enjoying the tasty beverage today. But for many people around the world, tea remains more than a drink but an intrinsic way of life. The history of tea is deeply connected with one’s people and culture. From ancient legends of the origins of tea in China to the traditional art of Japanese tea ceremonies, every culture has its own unique connection with tea. Below is a list of tea cultures, habits and flavours from all over the world. Whether you use it to find out more about the fascinating...

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