The finished product shot in the place we we made the cover story happen, Humble Coffee, 21a Churchill Road, Durban.
The new Coffee Magazine is out, just in time for the holidays, and it is jammed packed with 84 pages of coffee life just for you!
Inside this issue, our cover story explores the beauty of coffee, as fashion and coffee collide in a colour palette of art, thanks to the special skills of a very talented female coffee roaster and an equally talented friend in fashion. Celebrating the beauty in each unique coffee, we teamed up with Trend Forecaster Lauren Taylor and coffee roaster Amy Gardiner to bring you a feature that looks the way good coffee should make you feel! I mean...isn't that a glorious way to appreciate flavour?
We run a long form read on Rosetta Roastery , having managed to catch up with them in Cape Town and be present on the day they opened a new store in the centre of town. We get an in depth discussion going with the Founders, Rob and Jono as they celebrate their 10 year anniversary and reflect on a decade of dedication, still learning, growing and inspiring 10 years on.
We then bring you a very heartfelt story of courage and dedication as we bring you the story of one of South Africa’s best barista trainers, Khulekani Mpala as he starts his own cafe and coffee consultancy from within his wife’s hair salon after being retrenched from his job.
We are also thrilled to bring you an exclusive interview with Sasa Sestic and Aga Rojewska, two World Barista Champions, in this issue as we tackle their rise to coffee fame in the chase for WBC glory and all of the hardships and challenges it takes to become a world champion!
For the tech-heads out there we, then go deep into the inner workings of one of the most important pieces of equipment in coffee: The Coffee Grinder. Flat burrs vs conical burrs, different materials and coatings...there is so much to learn from the one and only Kyle Ramage (seriously, this is an enlightening article!).
And... as if that's not enough, We even put together a bumper selection of coffee gifts in our Ultimate Coffee Gift Guide 2021.