Franken moka pot on retor German hotplate with sensors plugged in

Six crazy coffee gadgets … and one great April Fool’s Day joke

Coffee and bright ideas? They go together like a horse and carriage … 1. Fixed-gear no-brainer “I have been riding fixed wheel and drinking double espresso religiously for ten years,” co-inventor of the fixie grinder Dave Buonaguidi told the Daily Coffee News website. The grinder has a 20-gram capacity and takes 100 revolutions of the wheel to…

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A hard-earned, two-wheeled #auspol thirst…

Middle-age men in Lycra lounging at cafe tables – or clattering around in cleats – are a Saturday morning staple: coffee and cycling seem inseparable, at least for men over 40. One of Melbourne’s biggest Saturday-morning rides used to wind up outside Brunetti in Cartlon when that cafe’s tables still graced Elgin Street; the Bianchis…

Briki coffee, Bosnian-style

While Turks and Greeks might quibble (in a friendly way) over whether the traditional style of coffee they drink is called, um, Turkish or Greek, briki-style brewing is common throughout the near east, the Levant, the Balkans and north Africa. In Bosnia the briki is called the dzezva. Hanna Coffee and Nuts in St Albans…