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It’s a Question of Coffee
25 February 2020
With the full knowledge that he probably wouldn’t sleep for a week, Mike took one for this blog and sought out the secretive nuances of the perfect cup of coffee during a recent visit to Africa’s coffee capital, Kigali.
Some Like It Strong
21 April 2015
In the grand atrium at the Oval Center in Westlands, Nairobi, a crowd is being charmed by a barista, wired with a microphone, as his fast-working hands whip up delicious coffees. Two technical judges are behind him scribbling notes and eying their stopwatches. Four sensory judges await the next cup, carefully tasting and grading the...
Green Gold to Black Gold – The Nairobi Coffee Exchange
17 December 2014
Kenyan coffee. Well balanced, medium bodied. Just the very mention of one of the country’s finest exports conjures up images of a fresh cup, and for me, that unmistakable aroma which so often surpasses even the taste – a smell so comforting, so wholesome, it gets you up in the morning, or adds renewed vigour...