Coffee Geeks Blog
Thursday, 26 March 2015 14:48:06 Europe/London
It’s always nice to hear of coffee being somehow at the heart of something positive. Recent months have brought about so many new and wholly reassuring conclusions as to the health benefits of coffee, but it appears that when placed in the right hands, it can also work wonders for the soul.Read More
Monday, 16 March 2015 20:32:57 Europe/London
Coffee has in general been getting some pretty fantastic publicity as of late, with researchers having both discovered and shared a seemingly endless array of health benefits. But at the same time, it’s also been made abundantly clear that this does not mean we should all be heading out and drinking quite literally as much of the stuff as we possibly can.Read More
Thursday, 12 March 2015 14:45:27 Europe/London
There really can’t be many kids in the western world that don’t get their first taste of coffee until they hit their teens. But while the odd little sip here and there is suspected to do no real harm whatsoever, it seems there are some parents taking early introduction to coffee a little too far.Read More
Wednesday, 4 March 2015 14:47:53 Europe/London
There are thousands of wholly debatable rules with regard to how coffee should and should not be consumed. However, the rule that says you should never, under any circumstance pair coffee with wine is one that’s generally been followed by the masses with little to no argument. After all, the very idea of pairing wine with coffee seems absurd at best, criminal at worst.Read More
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 16:26:22 Europe/London
When the time comes to put your home up for sale, there are certain things you’ll be looking to boast, highlight and embellish above and beyond all others. After all, it’s really no secret that while things like exposure to sunlight and transport connections see houses selling like hotcakes, noisy neighbours and problem plumbing tend to do the exact opposite.
However, there’s a new phenomenon that’s begun creeping its way into the real estate industries of the UK and United States alike, which can apparently influence property values to a quite remarkable extent. Apparently, how far the prospective buyers of the place will or would have to venture to pick up a cup of coffee is beginning to make a huge difference in terms of the price they’re willing to pay.Read More
Monday, 16 February 2015 20:57:11 Europe/London
The most recent instance concerns the way in which regular coffee consumption has once again showed a direct link with a lower chance of developing a deadly form of cancer. This time, researchers have suggested that drinking four or more cups of coffee each day could result in an adult woman lowering her chance of developing endometrial cancer by a full 18%. Endometrial cancer is a type of cancer that affects the lining of the uterus, leading to severe health and fertility problems along with a strong chance of early death.Read More
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 16:02:53 Europe/London
There’s a rather frenzied debate going on across the water in the United State right now with regard to good practice etiquette when it comes to ordering coffee. Like it or not, America’s influence over the way we live our lives in the UK is both growing and accelerating with each and every year – it wasn’t that long ago we didn’t even have a Starbucks on this side of the Atlantic. As such, we reckon it’s only a matter of time until this particular debate raises its head over here, so we thought we might as well go ahead and kick things off a little ahead of time.
We want to know – should you and do you tip your barista when buying a coffee?Read More
Friday, 6 February 2015 13:06:47 Europe/London
If you’re among the more committed coffee types out there, chances are you’ll have heard plenty about a rather weird concoction going by the name of ‘bulletproof coffee’ as of late. And if not, you may well have heard about the idea of taking a cup of coffee and plopping in a sizeable dose of butter…and a splash of oil. Unsurprisingly, the most tantalizing of all was and is the claim of bulletproof coffee helping you lose weight, while at the same time enjoying increased energy levels.
All by adding butter to your coffee? To any coffee?Read More
Saturday, 31 January 2015 11:27:17 Europe/London
There was once a time when the only types of coffee you could order in the UK were black and white – a time certain traditionalists both yearn for and cling to. Sadly for such folks, times have changed a fair but to say the least and not being willing to roll with the punches never fails to make for rather embarrassing trips to the coffee shop.
So, in the spirit of preventing as many red-faced exits as possible, here’s a quick 101 guide to ordering coffee in 2015 without giving yourself away as a bit of a java dinosaur.Read More
Monday, 12 January 2015 15:07:46 Europe/London
The debate as to whether or not coffee is of any real benefit to health has been raging for generations – chances are it won’t be going anywhere in the near future, either. One such example comes in the form of a new study into the relationship between coffee, or more specifically caffeine, and a person’s chance of developing Alzheimer’s disease.Read More