Coffee: Taylors Take It Easy

It’s fair to say that I’m a bit of a caffeine addict; I know it’s not exactly good for me, but as with everything else that isn’t good for me I find it hard to resist. It’s not helped by the fact that my day job industry (I’m a programmer) is largely fuelled by coffee…. Read more »

Coffee: Taylors Rich Italian

I’m used to coffee being sold on the origin of the beans, so I was momentarily confused when I first saw this weeks coffee. Italian coffee? Do they have the climate? This is Taylors Rich Italian, and of course reflects the Italian style of roasting and blending, rather than where the beans were grown (in… Read more »

Coffee: Taylors Fairtrade Organic

While I applaud the principle of both fair trade and organic food production, there’s a part of me that worries when those are the only attributes used to describe a product. Taylors are a premium mass-market brand, and they’re pretty ethical too – while not everything is under the Fairtrade banner, all their coffee is… Read more »

Coffee: Cherizena Monsoon Malabar

Back to Cherizena this week. I usually buy my coffee ground, but my collection from Cherizena is in bean form – this is probably a Good Thing, as it’s taken me a while to work though it all. This is their Monsoon Malabar, a premium coffee that is, apparently, ‘dried in Monsoon winds’. This puzzles… Read more »