Coffee is Colombia’s second most addictive crop

The Wife and I are addicted to 1,3,7-Trimethylxanthine, and we have been for many decades now. If the name is unfamiliar, perhaps you might recognise it by its chemical formula C8H10N4O2. There’s a good chance that you’re addicted to it too, or know someone who is.

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A vicarious trip across Eastern Africa

Given that we’re such huge fans of Ethiopian coffee, it only made sense for us to compare it with those from other neighbouring countries in Eastern Africa. But since I wasn’t familiar with African geography, I consulted my knowledgeable friend Dr GM, who suggested that I explore Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda.

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Drinking my way around Ethiopia

I doubt that I’ll ever make my way to Ethiopia in my lifetime, but at least I’m able to travel there virtually by brewing and drinking the wonderful coffee that is grown there, right in the comfort of home.

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Putting the flexibility of Tetsu 4-6 to the test

One of the reasons that led me to choose the Tetsu 4-6 recipe when brewing our daily morning V60 was the supposed flexibility of the technique. The best way to find out if this was indeed the case was to try the different combinations myself. Here’s what I found out.

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