Cafe Dishes

When it comes to iconic American food, the phrase the bigger the better comes to mind, but this is not always the case.


It sounds trivial, but good internet connectivity is essential for any type of cafe, and free Wi-Fi is simply a must.

Cafe or Restaurant?

Restaurant and cafe are becoming a little blurred as to describe both types of business, the choice is yours to judge the establishment and call it what you like..


Foods Made for Coffee

One of the most lovable things about popping into your favourite cafe for a cup of delicious freshly brewed coffee is the confectionery that is also served. Some foods are perfectly paired with a bitter cup of coffee and in this blog, we explore the best tastes to go with a steaming mug of the […]


How to Make Real Espresso at Home

What constitutes a true espresso coffee, well the Italian Espresso National Institute have strict laws and standards that govern this. But basically, a true espresso machine forces out a small quantity of just-off boiling water under pressure through ground coffee. The resulting mixture will be thicker and creamier coffee than normal regular coffee and contain […]


How to Make Great Coffee at Home – Part 2

This is the second part of our blog into making the best coffee at home, we have already looked at storing and buying the best beans, and in this blog, we delve into the more technical aspects of making coffee such as grinding and brewing. Grinding Coffee Grinding your own beans is the perfect way […]


How to Make Great Coffee at Home – Part 1

Everybody loves a cup of coffee, there is something about the whole experience of imbibing the dark exotic fluid that you never get with anything else. Firstly, you have to select your favourite coffee shop, which is by no means an easy task, then you have to decide what you are going to drink, americano, […]


The Classic American Cafe Dishes – Part 2

Time to revisit the classic American cafe dishes and explore some more delicious food that can be found in every nook and cranny of the United States. Part two of the culinary exploration starts with the most iconic of all American foods, the Hot Dog. Hot Dogs Perhaps the original and most famous fast food […]


The Classic American Cafe Dishes – Part 1

When it comes to iconic American food, the phrase the bigger the better comes to mind, but this is not always the case. Casual dishes that can be found in many American cafes across the country are delicious and quite adventurous. From home cooked pies and desserts to adaptations of other cuisines that have had […]


The Essentials Every Good Cafe Should Have

We all have our favourite cafe, which is a home from home, a place where you feel comfortable and can relax. Some people prefer the big chains such as Starbucks, others prefer independent businesses with characters of their own. But what are the essentials of a good cafe, be it a single coffee house or […]


What is the Difference Between a Cafe and a Restaurant?

The terms cafe and restaurant are rapidly becoming synonymous with each other and it is hard to differentiate from the two. A cafe seems a more modern term for a dining establishment, but this is far from the case. English speaking countries have been using the word cafe since the 19th Century, but its origins […]