Coffee

Kopi Is Probably The Best Coffee You've Never Heard Of (Even Though It's Made In A Sock)

Wyatt Cavalier | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Wyatt Cavalier

Kopi, the local coffee of Singapore and Malaysia, is probably the best-kept secret outside its home region. But it deserves a much wider fan base. Those of you who, like us, have had the pleasure of travelling in Southeast Asia may also have had the unique experience of visiting a kopitiam, the place where kopi is served.

Turbo Gin And Tonic Is The New Drink Combining Your Favourite Things

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Choosing between gin or coffee is the modern-day version of “Daddy or chips”, but thankfully we no longer have to decided between two of our favou...

Reaching The Summit Of Mont Blanc, With No Mountaineering Experience

The Tempest Two | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Tempest Two

The reason we took on Mont Blanc, was to show that ordinary people can go and take on these challenges. We could have easily come back down and said it was easy, a walk in the park. But what is the point of that?

These Coffee Cups Are Made Of Human Remains

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Tech

There’s an unusual ingredient in Justin Crowe’s new range of crockery – glazed human remains. Crowe was developing a collection of crockery usin...

This Foldable Coffee Cup Is Great News For The Planet (And Mornings)

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

In the UK, more than seven million paper cups are sold every day from coffee shops - many of which contain non-recyclable parts. After being used, mos...

A Year After Successful Plastic Bag Charge, Let's Focus On Coffee Cup Waste

Andrew Pendleton | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK
Andrew Pendleton

It's estimated that 2.5billion coffee cups end up in landfill every year. It's sadly undeniable that we have a cultural problem with litter blighting our beautiful countryside: a leaf-denuded autumnal hedge pockmarked with flapping supermarket plastic bags is viscerally awful, and what a miserable scene a litter-strewn high street is at any time of the year.

Give Coffee Cups #1MoreShot

Trewin Restorick | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK
Trewin Restorick

This summer the celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall launched a highly publicised campaign announcing that 99% of the 2.5 billion coffee cups us...

This Coffee Promises To Give Guys An Erection For Days

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you need to wake up - in more ways than one - then a new coffee promises to help. ‘Stiff Bull’ coffee claims to give men an erection that can l...

French Ban Disposable Coffee Cups - Will Britain Follow Suit?

Suzanne Themps | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK
Suzanne Themps

The French government has made a bold decision this week in the name of reducing waste and tackling climate change - good on them! By committing to ban disposable cups and plates by 2020 - except those that are completely compostable - France is taking a huge step towards tackling the one million coffee cups that reach landfill every minute. Perhaps it's time that Britain took the leap?

Would You Try 'The World's Strongest Coffee?'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you love nothing more than a strong cup of coffee, it may be time to book a holiday to Australia. Viscous Cafe in Adelaide is serving a brew that...

11 Things You'll Only Understand If You're Addicted To Coffee

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Can’t imagine living without your morning cup of coffee? A new study has revealed that your caffeine addiction might actually be encoded in your DNA...

Coffee In A Cone Is Now The Only Way To Drink Our Morning Caffeine

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Flat whites and double-shot soy chai lattes: your standard coffee order is no longer just black in a paper cup. But the newest coffee trend in South ...

Connie and Ted's, Los Angeles

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

Before travelling somewhere, I always like to hit up friends for recommendations, so this was no different when travelling to Los Angeles. On a list filled with the obligatory trips to the Hollywood Sign and Walk of Fame, one eating spot made multiple appearances - Connie and Ted's

Coffee, Cream and Self-Esteem

Ever Mainard | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK Comedy
Ever Mainard

It took a lot of self-care and practice to get this awesome. People ask me all the time- "Ever, how did you get this awesome?" Actually no one's ever asked me BUT I picture them asking me. That's the same thing, right? Right. I know you're wondering it too. So I'll tell you...

An Excellent Reason To Drink More Coffee

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you feel guilty about the amount of coffee you drink daily, we have good news for you. Researchers at Ulster University recently reviewed 1,277 stu...

Costa Sells 'Rainbow Flat White' To Celebrate Pride

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Costa Coffee has created its very own rainbow flat white, in what is a glorious tribute to the LGBT community. The coffee brand announced it will be s...

5 Things You Can Do To Live Longer

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you want to live a long and healthy life, there are five things you should be doing, says Dr Sanjiv Chopra. In his new book, 'The Big Five', Dr Cho...

Drinking 'Very Hot' Drinks May Cause Cancer, Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Drinking coffee may increase your risk of cancer, but only if it's piping hot, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. In a new report the WHO's...

Coffee - How Our Caffeine Addiction Is Bad for the Planet

Steve Backshall | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK
Steve Backshall

We can individually take responsibility for our own actions, but to make big changes decisions need to be taken on a national, continental and even global scale. If the big coffee companies are going to make billions out of our legal addiction, they need to be forced to clean up the mess that's left afterwards.

This Deconstructed Coffee Proves 'Hipsterism Has Gone Too Far'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Just when we thought we'd seen all the world had to offer in the form of hipster food and drink, a café in Melbourne has gone and taken things one st...

7 Ways To Wake Yourself Up Without Guzzling Coffee

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you're not a morning person, waking up can be a real chore. Thankfully coffee exists to help give you that much-needed boost. But what happens if y...

Think for Yourself: Why Being a Jobsworth Is Bad for the Planet

Jemma Moran | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK
Jemma Moran

Image: pixabay.com "I'm not allowed to do that" is a phrase that I seem to be hearing all too often these days. You might hear it in a range of frust...

This Man Wants To Power All Of London's Buses Using Coffee Grounds

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.04.2016 | UK

“I’m the most boring person to sit next to at dinner parties,” Arthur Kay jokes about his obsession with waste. Specifically, he’s interested ...

12 Reasons Why Tea Kicks Coffee's Ass

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We Brits have always been proud of our ability to drink gallons of tea. But it seems that a usurper is in the midst. Earlier this year, a study found ...

The London Coffee Festival 2016

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

On arrival at the East London destination of the Truman Brewery, I was met with the sweet smell of coffee, which practically guided me in from street level. The festival spreads across two floors and multiple rooms, with pumping beats from live DJs and the whizzing sounds of coffee theatrics in progress.