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Cut The Cr*p – Coffee Jargon Explained & Where To Find Craft Coffee In Cape Town
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Cut The Cr*p – Coffee Jargon Explained & Where To Find Craft Coffee In Cape Town

If, like me, you don't know your acidity from your aero press, or your burr grinder from your percolation method, look no further. I'm bringing myself (and you) quickly up to speed with the latest coffee jargon (there are only so many times I can roll my ey...
Umhlali Coffee Cafe Crawl
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Umhlali Coffee Cafe Crawl

I had the most wonderful morning last Saturday; enjoying a long overdue catchup with a very dear school friend. We had last seen each other at my 40th birthday lunch in November and here we were in July … where had the time gone too? As she lives in Durban ...
10 cozy coffee spots with fireplaces in Cape Town
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10 cozy coffee spots with fireplaces in Cape Town

Winter is the season Capetonians like to pretend doesn't happen. That or they simply forget that it can get really cold on the southernmost tip of the African continent. Point in case: most popular coffee hangouts adopt pavement culture as the crux of their...
A Coffee Lover’s Guide to Cape Town
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A Coffee Lover’s Guide to Cape Town

An ardent lover of coffee, I will always seek out the side-walk cafes, the little nooks with real espresso machines and run in the opposite direction of burnt filter coffee. As a traveller, I fully understand your pain if you land up at a hotel with only lukew...
Coffeeberry Café in Pietermaritzburg – A Review
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Coffeeberry Café in Pietermaritzburg – A Review

Situated in the heart of the Cascades shopping centre in Pietermaritzburg, Coffeeberry Café is an upmarket coffee shop and pancake bar that has enjoyed much success since its inception a number of years ago. The café pays tribute to the humble coffee berry by ...
Sabie Valley Coffee – Spilling the Beans
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Sabie Valley Coffee – Spilling the Beans

Let me start by dispelling a few coffee myths: you shouldn't store ground coffee in the fridge but in an airtight container, decaf coffee is punted by the industry because it retails at a higher price not because it's healthier for you, instant coffee is usual...