Power vacuum

Once popular across the world, the vacuum – or syphon – brewer is now only popular in Asia. But with more and more speciality cafés giving it a go, is it time for a revival? Photo by Gary Smith


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Buttery beverage

You’ve never heard of putting butter and oil in your coffee? Where have you been? Chloe Callow corrupts her morning ritual to check out the claims behind the latest health fad. Photo by Amber Morahan

Baristas at the Bar

When we invited mixologists and coffee hounds to concoct a coffee-inspired cocktail, the test panel got very merry indeed. Chloë Callow reports Photos by Giulia Mule

Cheesy does it

Cheese and coffee - does that go? Barista and trained chef Lukasz Gorczyca believes it’s a match made in heaven. Photos by Justin Lambert

Push ahead

It may be made from just two plastic tubes, but the humble AeroPress produces fantastic complex flavours and is a favourite with the pros. Joshua M Pattinson gets tips from the top on how to use one. Photo by Gary Smith

The taste maker

In the heart of London’s financial district is Bittersweet, a boutique bakery that supplies some of the best cafés in town. Jennie Milsom meets its American owner to create recipes especially for Caffeine magazine: Photo by Kim Lightbody