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What to do with Used Coffee Grounds

Shahen Naidoo

What to do with Used Coffee Grounds
With all our coffee drinking, comes a whole lot of used coffee grounds. It's easy to throw it away in the dustbin? But in the midst of our changing climate, it's our responsibility to reduce our own carbon footprint. Here are a few tips on how to reuse and recycle your used coffee ground from one coffee junkie to another.

Tasty Tuesday Recipe - Coffee Rubbed Burgers

Shahen Naidoo

Tasty Tuesday Recipe - Coffee Rubbed Burgers
Up your picnic game with these Coffee Rubbed Burgers on a Sunday picnic lunch. They're delicious to serve immediately, or prepare beforehand and pack into a picnic bag, or even take the patties along and braai at your picnic site. Take along a flask of hot water and your plunger, or a gas burner and a mocha pot along with you for some added inspiration.

Tasty Tuesday Recipe - Irish Coffee

Shahen Naidoo

Tasty Tuesday Recipe - Irish Coffee

One of the things I love most about the Tasty Tuesday post is that I get to consume whatever I make, so it was inevitable that this weekly post would combine coffee and alcohol at some stage. Of course Irish Coffee is the most well known alcoholic coffee beverage and we'll start with that, but over the coming weeks I will take you on a trip to create a few other coffee based drinks from around the world that will warm you from the inside.  Irish Coffee is a warm cocktail consisting of coffee, Irish whiskey, sugar and cream. Isreali artist, Alex Livine describes this...


Tasty Tuesday Recipe - Café Mocha Swirls

Shahen Naidoo

Tasty Tuesday Recipe - Café Mocha Swirls

This pretty bite sized coffee-chocolate biscuit is perfect for an afternoon coffee break. Chocolate and coffee are a match made in heaven. They are absolutely meant to be together, and you can pair them in a single drink, as a chocolate morsel alongside your favourite brew, or as a decadent chocolate dessert.


Take the Plunge

Shahen Naidoo

Take the Plunge

The plunger, or French press as it is also know has always been among the most used coffee making rituals, but yet it has a bad reputation for producing inconsistent results. This article will show you the basics for using your plunger to create a delicious, silky smooth cup from your plunger. Fans of the plunger love the extra control they get from being able to manage the extraction time during which all of the grind is immersed and in contact with the water. The plunger does not use paper to filter, so you end up getting a stronger, more flavourful infusion...