Monthly Archives: November 2014

A Nordic lunch in Harrogate – Baltzersen’s lapskaus

lunch in harrogate

If you’re looking for a decent lunch in Harrogate, there’s a lot on offer. The range of independent businesses and services providing unique, quality eating and service, is abundant to say the least. However we don’t like to see this … Continue reading

Pour-over comparisons: Hario V60 vs. Kalita Wave – Baltzersen’s Roast & Coffee Research

pour-over

We’ve been going on about our new Kalita Wave pour-over equipment quite a bit, with good reason. These professionally crafted brewing tools are renowned for their quality results; however we had to ask ourselves how it would hold up in … Continue reading

Northern Coffee Party: Cup North 2014

North Star with borrowed light box at Northern Coffee Party: Cup North

Cup North was a Northern Coffee party and they didn’t compromise on the coffee.  We’ve never seen so many coffee machines in such a small space and an abundance of roasters all willing to offer the chance to taste their … Continue reading

Kalita Wave – Baltzersen’s Roast & Coffee Research

Kalita Wave

We’ve found quite a few things to say about coffee brewing methods, yet there are always more curiousities to satisfy and inquiries to settle. The current case concerns some Kalita Wave brewing equipment we recently received. These quality coffee brewing tools … Continue reading

Especially Speciality Coffee: Baltzersen’s Roast & Coffee Research

speciality coffee

Head barista Ben Loebell pulls a shape for the slo-mo camera A few weeks ago, we received an invite (on Twitter, no less – how trendy) from La Bottega Milanese: an authentic Italian-style espresso bar & speciality coffee shop in … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to Harrogate: Independent Delis

independent delis

The cold has crept in and is here to stay, it seems. We have your beverage, fashion, sweet-tooth and local produce needs covered, however during these busy times, a hot lunch for the road and a delicacy for the weekend … Continue reading

Indie Food Leeds: Northern Monk Brew Co.

Owner Paul has a day off and decided to take a trip over to the newly opened refectory at Northern Monk Brew Co.  He hasn’t written a blog for a little while so here is what he thought……… I don’t … Continue reading

Reason to Be Excited – Baltzersen’s Roast & Coffee Research

Head barista Ben Loebell pulls a shape for the slo-mo camera It’s busy days in the Baltzersen’s Roast & Coffee Research – the beans keep coming, the grinder keeps running and our hands have never been busier, with Ben’s eye-popping … Continue reading