In conjunction with and support of the 2013 Nordic Barista Cup, Wilfa and Nordic Coffee Culture will be in Mathallen offering up delicious filter brewed coffee to anyone that wants to share a cup of coffee with a friend or loved one. This offer is open to everyone that can make it to Oslo! All you have to do is invite a friend and you will both be offered a beautiful cup of coffee from world leaders Solberg & Hansen and Tim Wendelboe, brewed on the Wilfa Svart Presisjon. More »
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Coffee and Seasonality
One of the recent trends in coffee is that some of the smaller specialised coffee roasters around the world and in the Nordic Countries are starting to treat coffee as a seasonal product. For many of you this may be a bit frustrating as a lot of your favourite coffees might be unavailable from your local roaster for long periods of the year. More »
From the 5th through the 7th of September, a few hundred coffee people will gather at Mathallen, Oslo’s newest food hall. The Nordic Barista Cup started out as an informal competition between the respective national barista teams of the Nordic countries, but has, since its inception in 2003 transformed itself into one of the best global symposiums on all aspects of cutting edge coffee and related hospitality, with speakers and attendees from all backgrounds and nations. More »
For more than ten years, the Nordmøre Museum in Kristiansund have been offering a piece of Norwegian coffee history in their museum café. More »
As part of the ongoing series of Creative Mornings the world over, MESH in Oslo had Tim Wendelboe over for a breakfast chat on How to Make a Great Cup of Coffee. Tim starts at the beginning—the very beginning—detailing the extensive, hard and exacting work that goes into building and maintaining the potential of the coffee from the moment the seed is planted to the point where you—the consumer—probably have a finished brew cooling off. As you’ll quickly realise, the vast, vast majority of the work is done before it even hits our shores. As a whole, it’s a very good insight into the process, attention to detail and timescales required on the sharp end of the coffee industry.
The 2013 World of Coffee event just wrapped up in the lovely city of Nice, located on the French Riviera. While the Barista and Coffee Brewing championships were held in Melbourne, Australia a month ago, Nice played host to the four remaining: Cup Tasting, Coffee in Good Spirits, Latte Art, and—new this year—Coffee Roasting. More »