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How to Buy Coffee

How to Buy Coffee

We’re happy to announce free home delivery of freshly roasted coffee beans in Stouffville.  On most days we can deliver the same day.  The best way to take advantage is to call us with your order at 905-205-0783. If you know which coffee you want, you can also e-mail...

Health and Coffee – Mycotoxins Myth

Health and Coffee – Mycotoxins Myth

Is your morning cup doing you more harm than help? Study after study has been done on the health benefits of coffee, but not everyone agrees that the benefits outweigh the consequences. Some claim that commercial coffee is contaminated with dangerous mycotoxins, which...

How Should I Store My Coffee?

How Should I Store My Coffee?

This is one of the most frequently asked questions we get. First, let’s talk about freshness for coffee. As a specialty coffee roaster, our standard of freshness starts the clock ticking on the day the coffee is roasted and packed into our special bags. Our goal is to...

The Nutcracker 2019

The Nutcracker 2019

We’ve released our signature seasonal coffee called The Nutcracker. Every year, we spend a few weeks developing a unique profile from some exotic coffees. This year, we are using a wet hulled coffee from Sumatra, a washed coffee from Papua New Guinea, and a natural...

Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee

Our Velvet Sunrise twist on Irish Coffee 2 oz Irish whiskey 1 1/2 T unsalted butter 1 1/2 T raw/Demarara sugar 2 oz double shot Velvet Espresso 3 oz hot water 3 T softly whipped cream, unsweetened Dissolve the sugar and butter in a pan over medium heat. Remove from...

Brewing Recipes for Coffee Lovers

Brewing Recipes for Coffee Lovers

One of the more interesting parts of the journey through enjoying Coffee, is to experiment with different ways of brewing. Some methods call for a finer grind, or a rougher grind... then there's the timing aspect of it, how long is ideal for the water to pass through...