A personal search for the perfect cup of pour-over coffee, with tips from two local roasters | Food News | Spokane | The Pacific Northwest Inlander

Warren Gilles brewing a perfect cup at Arctos Coffee. - YOUNG KWAK PHOTO

Young Kwak photo

Warren Gilles brewing a perfect cup at Arctos Coffee.

Those who know me are well aware I’m a coffee fiend. And by coffee fiend, I mean my pour-over set is one of my closest companions. It wasn’t always this way, however, and mastering the perfect cup of at-home coffee took plenty of trial and error.

In fall 2019, I made my first adult kitchen appliance purchase. My new Nespresso machine made me quickly grow accustomed to pampering myself with coffee, both for luxury and functional purposes.

Last March, the first task

Read more

The Perfect Irish Whiskey Coffee Recipe

Recipe courtesy of Tullamore D.E.W. Brand Ambassador Gillian Murphy

A St. Paddy’s Day staple, Irish coffee is a cocktail made with hot coffee, Irish whiskey, and sugar, and topped with fluffy cream.

RELATED: What Happens To Your Body When You Drink Coffee

The cocktail is simple enough, but if you’re looking to impress your guests or you have a little extra time on your hands on St. Patrick’s Day morning, then there are some tricks (courtesy of Gillian Murphy, bartender and Tullamore D.E.W. Brand Ambassador), to make your Irish coffee top-notch.

For starters, Murphy recommends heating up your glass before

Read more

Irish coffee recipe perfect for St Patrick’s Day

An Irish coffee is the perfect treat to enjoy on St Patrick’s Day.

You only need four ingredients and it’s a great after dinner option for those who have a sweet tooth.

The Spruce Eats have shared a recipe created in Ireland in the early 1940s by Joe Sheridan, a chef at Foynes Port near Limerick.

Choose a good quality Irish whiskey and give this Irish favourite a try to celebrate St Patrick’s Day at home.

Ingredients

1 to 2 teaspoons brown sugar (to taste)

4 ounces coffee (strong, rich, hot)

1 1/2 ounces Irish whiskey

1 ounce heavy cream

Read more