Perfect Partners: Coffee and Napping

Napping and Coffee

While the two might seem like opposites at first, they really aren’t at all! After all, people often drink one or take the other with the aim of becoming more alert or productive. If you time it right, it turns out there’s a way to combine the two—and it’s dead simple. More »

From the Archives
Notes on the Nordic Coffee Culture: the Social Aspect

For a year now, we have been looking at what constitutes a Nordic coffee culture. Both in terms of concrete history and traditions, but more importantly also the more intangible sense of place coffee enjoys in our lives. More »

The Wilfa Precision is available in USA and Canada!

Wilfa Svart Precision

It’s been a long time coming, but starting today, Wilfa and Williams-Sonoma are finally able to provide the Wilfa Precision to filter coffee fans all over North America! Since its launch in April 2013, the Wilfa Precision has been very well received, winning design awards and making it to markets as far away as Korea. More »

Norway’s Coffee in the 2014 World Brewers Cup

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Odd-Steinar Tøllefsen of Oslo coffee bar and roaster Supreme Roastworks did phenomenally well at this years’ World Brewers Cup in Rimini, making the finals and placing 4th! Keep reading for a video of his presentation and his Hario V60 brew recipe. More »

What is the Best Way to Brew Aeropress Coffee?

Shuichi Sasaki of Japan became the 2014 World Aeropress Champion yesterday. The recipe he used was just posted online on the official WAC website; by comparing it to the winning recipes of previous years, let’s see if we can find anything interesting! More »

Nordic Competitors in the 2014 World Barista Championship

Photo by Kalle Freese

The first two rounds of the World Barista Championships in the Italian coastal town of Rimini are over, and the semi-finalists are about to be announced. Like in recent years, all the presentations are broadcast live and made available afterwards. Here are the Nordic champions and their presentations in the order they competed. More »