We give you the gift of a gift guide!

I’m terrible at thinking of good presents for my loved ones. General acquaintances are no problem – here, have some shortbread. Merry Christmas and be on your way. But loved ones are tricky. Actually caring about the person can make for a burdensome shopping experience. Do you get them something they need or something they […]

A VERY CHRISTMAS FIKA TO YOU!

I love traditions. I have new ones every year.  Part of their charm is the promise of a more meaningful season, a chance to slow down and enjoy the moments of the seasons: the first kiss of sunburn, ashflakes falling from a nearby bushfire, each one unique in its own way, and enjoy them with […]

COFFEE OF DECEMBER – NAUGHTY ELF

When the reminder popped up on my calendar, it was like a slap across the face. Christmas blend, already!!! So yep, here it is.  Introducing our Naughty Elf Blend.  Made up of three epic coffees. Indonesia – Blue Bianca Estate, Wet Hulled, Nicaragua – Peralta Estate Miriam Microlot, Natural, Anaerobic ferment & Colombia – Huila, […]

FIKAPAUS! DECEMBER EDITION

Where are you on the Christmas scale of Santa’s Little Helper to Christmas Grinch? I’m sorry to say, I’m definitely towards the grinch end of the spectrum. Christmas carols in the supermarket in October? What cheek. Garish light extravaganzas that can be seen from the moon? If it’s still up come January 25th, beware the […]

COFFEE OF THE MONTH: GIVE ME SOME SPARKLE!

Deck your halls and hoppers with SPARKLE blend this festive season. It’s time for our annual Christmas blend, perfect for celebrations, festivities and summer mornings.  You can brew it, gift it or whip up a sneaky cocktail with it. This year we have broken rank with your traditional rum & raisin and instead concocted a […]

Sparkle: Our Special 2019 Christmas Coffee

Christmas is around the corner! This special time of year calls for a special coffee blend. We’ve matched two amazing honey-processed coffees. This stunning blend of Sumatra Kerinci and El Salvador Villa Galicia creates a juicy orange and peach-like acidity, rich flavours of chocolate, ripe berries, pinot & black berry. Drink black, with milk or […]

Five Gift Ideas for a Coffeeholic

Ah, Christmas. It’s a magical time of year, yet it always seems to creep up on you until you’re suddenly scrambling for present ideas. You need to find a good balance of getting something thoughtful, but not too out of budget. We all know someone that appreciates coffee – let’s be honest, most of us […]

Sparkle: Our Special Christmas Coffee

Christmas is around the corner! This special time of year calls for a special coffee blend. We matched a stunning Nicaraguan, with notes of ripe berries, vanilla and candy canes with a sweet, caramel Colombian coffee. Make your coffee sparkle over the festive season! This delicious blend is just like Christmas in a cup. It […]

Pie and Espresso with Miss Lilly’s Kitchen

Who: Miss Lilly’s Kitchen What: Pies, pastries and cakes…and some good coffee on the side 😉 Where: 571 King Street, Newtown 1. You describe yourself as a maker, baker and creator. What does a typical work day look like for you? Up earlyish and into the kitchen, coffee in hand, I organise the wholesale orders […]