Category Archives: Education

Historical or scientific stuff goes here.  Everyday is a school day at Long & Short.

Resting coffee: how long should you leave it?

As always with coffee, there are so many variables via the application of both science and[...]

Roasting workshop with the inimitable: Mr Scott Rao

He’s written pretty much every book on all aspects of coffee including The Professional Barista’s[...]

The secrets to the perfect cup of coffee

Although there are many guides available across the interwebs with very specific and individualised recipes[...]


Why are you gassing bro?

Have you ever wondered what the holes are on certain coffee bags? As from the[...]

The Flat White vs. Latte vs. Cappuccino Conundrum

I don’t shy away from the fact I’m a purist coffee drinker at heart as[...]

Unsung Hero – The Cafetière/French Press

Out of all the ways we can brew coffee, a piece of kit that I[...]

To cup or not to cup

It lies somewhere between a dark, almost monastic ritual when you see Q-graders trying to[...]