Master the Basics: A Beginner’s Guide to Coffee Art

Master the Basics: A Beginner’s Guide to Coffee Art

Master the Basics: A Beginner’s Guide to Coffee Art Embarking on the journey of mastering the art of coffee can be a delightful experience, particularly when delving into the world of coffee art as a beginner. As you start your adventure into the realm of...
Unveiling the Vital Role of Water in Coffee Production

Unveiling the Vital Role of Water in Coffee Production

Understanding the significance of water in coffee production is fundamental to appreciating the intricate process that goes into creating that perfect cup of coffee. From the initial stages of washing the coffee beans to the brewing process, water plays a critical...
Milky coffee – is coffee with milk better for you after all?

Milky coffee – is coffee with milk better for you after all?

A recent report published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, and reported by The Daily Mail, has suggested that coffee with milk in it has better health benefits than when its drunk without – a claim which on face value could downplay the many health...
Christmas deliveries and opening times

Christmas deliveries and opening times

We hope you are getting into the festive spirit and getting ready for a great Christmas! We hope to help you make it a good one with some of our fresh roasted coffees and we want to make sure these reach you in time, despite the Royal Mail turmoil. Please have a read...
How do I descale my Sage coffee machine?

How do I descale my Sage coffee machine?

In this blog you can watch a video tutorial below or read our step by step guide to how to descale your Sage espresso machine. We will walk you through how to descale your Sage coffee machine which will help prolong the life of your machine and continue to help you...
What is the Best Milk for My Coffee?

What is the Best Milk for My Coffee?

What is the best milk for my coffee? Spotlight on Mawley Milk! Tell the readers a little more about Mawley, and what an average day looks like on the farm? I’m not sure any day is average around here ???? We milk the cows on an automated system that means the...
Hario V60 vs Kalita Wave, Which is Best?

Hario V60 vs Kalita Wave, Which is Best?

Which is best, Hario V60 or Kalita wave? One of the big questions in the coffee world, especially with budding baristas, is what should you choose, Hario V60 or Kalita Wave? The Kalita Wave we think produces the more consistent cup overall, and extracting does seem...
How Do I Make a Great Cafetiere?

How Do I Make a Great Cafetiere?

How to make coffee in a cafetiere – a quick guide to making a cafetiere Watch our video quick guide to making a cafetiere for all you need to know about making a great cafetiere coffee How do I make a great cafetiere? Cafetieres are such a fantastic and...
How Do I Dial in My Sage Barista Express?

How Do I Dial in My Sage Barista Express?

Step by step guide to dialling in your Sage Barista Express In this blog we will be giving you a step by step breakdown of easily dialling in your Sage Barista Express – and other Sage espresso machines – to get the best out of your espresso machine and...
Kev’s Top Milk Steaming Tips

Kev’s Top Milk Steaming Tips

If you are steaming milk at home or at work and haven’t quite got to grips with it, here are a few basic tips and techniques that might help…GENERAL TIPSWhen texturing milk, the air should only be introduced right at the beginning, before the milk gets...
Tips for Using Your French Press / Cafetiere

Tips for Using Your French Press / Cafetiere

Tips for using your French Press / Cafetiere There has been lots written on how and how not to brew coffee in a cafetiere. The bottom line is if you like the coffee you make that’s the right way.. But here’s a few tips that may be worth playing with if...
Zero-Waste Coffee: Exploring the Many Uses of Coffee Chaff

Zero-Waste Coffee: Exploring the Many Uses of Coffee Chaff

Our business approach Here at Iron & Fire we have a strong ethos in terms of operating our business in the most eco-friendly way we can. We aim to source our beans responsibly and transparently sourcing our beans from small, independent farms where workers are...
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