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What does it take to be a great barista?

Hey Guys! Barista, coffee person…. We all have our own name for the person behind that lovely shiny espresso machine. Have you ever stopped to think what it takes to be a barista??? Years ago when I had nothing to do with the coffee industry, I would pop over to my local café and order […]


Ikawa Pro Sample Roaster

Hey Guys I hope you all had an amazing Christmas and New Year! I’m sure you all received great coffee equipment and were able to brew some mind-blowing coffees! This month it’s all about a topic that has jumped to the top of my coffee passion list, it’s roasting of course. A few months back, […]

The Artisan Journey


Hectic yes, boring no

Someone asked us recently if we ever get bored doing what we do as on the face of it, people just see us making coffee, wiping down tables and stacking the dishwasher, so it seems a fair enough question. However the answer is a resounding ‘no’. A little stressed and tired maybe, but bored no. […]


Learning to juggle

It’s funny how long certain processes can take with negotiating a new property, and then all of a sudden – it’s yours and things seem to be happening way too fast. When working out the terms of our new lease for Artisan’s sister shop in Stamford Brook, the legal side of things seemed to drag […]