#HomeWithBlueTokai: Daily Rituals from Mindful and Body
Posted by Srishti Sabharwal on May 04, 2021
Through these distressing times, while we help our community and family, it is important not to feel overwhelmed and take care of ourselves to manage COVID-related anxieties. Daily rituals and routines...
BT Recipes: Cold Brew Bag Of Tricks
Posted by Srishti Sabharwal on March 10, 2021
With the summer heat rolling in, here are some of our favourite Cold Brew recipes that you can easily recreate in your kitchen using our Cold Brew Bags. Read on...
Producer Series Lot 5 | Ratnagiri Estate
Posted by Srishti Sabharwal on January 14, 2021
This is a bittersweet moment for us since we're excited to launch our fifth lot of the Producer Series but sad that it concludes our most innovative coffee offerings from our...
Producer Series Lot 4 | Ratnagiri Estate
Posted by Srishti Sabharwal on December 13, 2020
Our Producer Series started with the idea to not only bring the rarest Indian coffees to you, but to also celebrate the producers who envisioned and brought these experimental coffees...
Producer Series Lot 3 | Riverdale Estate
Posted by Srishti Sabharwal on November 20, 2020
We started this series to celebrate some of the most visionary coffee producers in India who put experimenting with different processing techniques at the forefront of their work. We couldn’t...
Producer Series Lot 2 | Ratnagiri Estate
Posted by Srishti Sabharwal on October 27, 2020
Our Producer Series is a celebration of our coffee producers’ commitment to innovation and quality and we’re so thankful for the love you’ve shown to the first coffee in the...
Producer Series Lot 1 | Riverdale Estate
Posted by Munkesh Kumar on October 06, 2020
This series celebrates our highest scoring coffees grown on nano lots, created by some of India's most visionary producers experimenting with innovative processing techniques. All of our unique, limited edition coffees...
Picking Your Preferred Brewing Method
Posted by Rohan Mehta on March 08, 2018
There are a lot of ways to make a great cup of coffee at home. What you use to make your coffee should be based on how you like to...
The Basics of Different Roast Levels
Posted by Rohan Mehta on February 02, 2018
Coffee starts its journey as the seeds of the flowering Coffea plant. These seeds or ‘green’ beans have none of the characteristics of the roasted coffee beans. They are hard...
Why Different Grind Sizes?
Understanding grind sizes can go a long way in helping you achieve the perfect cup of coffee. Brewing coffee using the wrong grind size is one of the most common reasons...
Tyden Kavy Coffee Week 2016
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on October 24, 2016
I was fortunate enough to be invited as the international speaker at the Czech Coffee Week, held in Brno at the start of October. The conference portion was held over...
Coffee Storage 101
Posted by Rhea Sanghi on April 26, 2016
Customers are constantly asking us whether they should store their coffee in a fridge or freezer, or if their coffee is going to get spoilt in the summer heat. If...
Water Matters Part 2
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on April 18, 2016
Following up on our earlier blog post on water and coffee, we did an experiment to gauge how much your water affects the flavor of the final brew. We brewed the same...
Posted by Rhea Sanghi on March 10, 2016
How important is the water when you brew a cup of coffee? The water you use is integral to the way your coffee tastes. It changes every characteristic of your...
What on Earth does 'tokai' mean?
Posted by Rhea Sanghi on November 08, 2015
When I tell my family and friends where I work, I expect questions about roasting and what a roasterie is, but what I tend to hear a lot is: “What’s...
Coffee Farms And Folk Art Forms
Posted by Abbas Shaikh on September 28, 2015
When we ventured out to meet the farms that we wanted to work with, we were struck by the farms' natural lush beauty, their complex biodiversity as well as the...
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on May 08, 2015
Source: Coffee Fish Roastery After a long hiatus, the coffee links are back! Nitrogen, cold brew. We will definitely be doing this when we open our new space. ...
Bhane Love Video About Us
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on October 13, 2014
We're excited to be featured as part of Bhane Love series. The fantastic team at Dear spent a few days with us at the roastery to create this video: Friends...
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on August 01, 2014
Another product with an eye on design – the Viora Lid does not disappoint. We knew Silicon Valley was crazy for its coffee, but this takes thing to a slightly...
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on July 18, 2014
In local news, white stem borer be damned, India looks poised for a record coffee harvest. We touched on this last time, but this neat map of the world displays...
Coffee Gifts with an Eye on Design
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on July 04, 2014
My list of well designed coffee related paraphernalia is quite long, but here are a few items on that list that we either own or hope to at some point!...
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on June 26, 2014
1. We’ve written about instant coffee in India before, but it’s really booming in China. 2. Looking to avoid the burnt taste when using your moka pot? Definitely watch this...
What's in Your Crystals? Or How Instant Coffee is Created
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on May 25, 2014
About a month ago, we received a very sweet but poignant email from one of our customers. He said he’d tried hot water, then he tried cold water, but that...
“Japanese-style” Iced Coffee
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on May 13, 2014
While we love the Hario’s Mizudashi cold brew pot for the set it and forget it convenience, what to do when you open the fridge and realize you forgot to...
Q & A With Shravan DS From Classics Synergy
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on March 03, 2014
Kalladeverapura Estate was the first farm we visited when we met with our growers in Karnataka. In this interview, we speak with Shravan, the CEO of Classics Synergy which...
Exploring Roast Levels
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on January 11, 2014
A customer wrote to us a few weeks ago and expressed an interest in exploring roast levels by having the same bean roasted at three different finishing points. While we normally have...
Tasting the Roots of Indian Coffee
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on October 29, 2013
Yemen should have a special place in every Indian coffee drinkers heart. As legend has it, all Indian coffee is the progeny of a few seeds brought by a Sufi pilgrim named...
Decoding the Basics for a Good Cuppa
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on October 22, 2013
Namrata was recently interviewed by Little Black Book Delhi‘s Suchita on some coffee basics. Interested in learning more about what makes good coffee? Read below…. So what is good...
Does Freshness Matter? We Did a Small Experiment to Find Out
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on July 17, 2013
One of the easiest and best ways to improve the quality of your coffee is to use freshly roasted and ground beans. This is advice we’re constantly giving our customers,...
How Your Choice of Filter Affects the Taste of Your Coffee
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on May 26, 2013
For this post, we tested two different types of coffee filters for the Aeropress Filters are generally made out of stainless steel, aluminum or paper (though coffee drinkers looking to...
Q&A with Hamsini Appadurai from Sangameshwar Coffee Estates
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on April 09, 2013
Welcome to our interview series with our growers. We loved meeting the people we buy our coffee beans from and thought that you’d like to learn more about them as...
This is the finest grind we offer, as fine as flour
Fine grind, a bit finer than table salt.
Fine grind, slightly finer than sand granules
South Indian filter
Medium fine grind, suitable for filters with small holes.
Medium fine grind for stovetop espresso makers, also good for single cup pourovers.
Used for drip filter machines and two cup pour overs, this is a medium coarse grind like rough sand.
Medium coarse grind, suitable for 1-2 minute brew times.
Coarse grind to ease filtration.
Very coarse grind, similar to sea salt.