It’s about time: The 2014 Malaysian Brewers Cup

Here’s one event which we have been looking forward to… For the first time ever, Barista Guild Asia are organising the Malaysian Brewers Cup Championship, pitting coffee lovers, both home and professional at their hand-brewed coffee skills. This event comes after they jointly organised the First Malaysian Aeropress Championships (MAC) with My Espresso Cafe, USJ.…

Hario comes to town

Event : Hario Demonstration for Cafe Owners 17.02.2014

Attention Cafe Owners! This Monday, 17th February, Kazuki Okayasu from Hario Japan will be conducting a product demonstration at three different cafes around town at different times. It will be great opportunity to browse through their product catalogue, watch some of them in action and get them shipped directly to you. Mr Kazuki, a veteran…

Black Coffee, Coffee at its Purest

Black coffee is coffee at its simplest and its best, be it in a super concentrated doubleĀ ristretto (also known as/a.k.a. ‘double ris’) or a more balanced espresso (a.k.a. ‘spro’) or in a long black/americano or in a nice hand brewed coffee. In a well-brewed light to medium roasted coffee, sugar removes the natural flavours of…

Pouring your Heart Out or Latte Art 101

First and foremost, good coffee starts with a well-pulled espresso shot. Latte art is merely the final flourish of a milk-based coffee or chocolate drink. Sure, it’s the most fancy and most celebrated portion of coffee but a lot much work goes into preparing that final cup. So, let’s assume you have mastered everything else…