Coffee is a complex product. From growing the beans, to harvesting, washing, importing and roasting, there are many steps that are mostly out of your hands. But two important steps are completely under your control: how you grind your coffee and how you brew it. Let’s focus on coffee grinders.
The wonderful aroma and flavor of a cup of coffee all begins with the coffee bean. A dark roast coffee will taste much different from a lighter roast coffee. It is all about the roast of the coffee. How do you roast coffee beans? You as a connoisseur of the better things in life, you […]
YOMO Coffee recently celebrated its fourth anniversary offering fresh roast coffee in Shanghai. Thank you very much for all your wonderful support. Hi, I’m Morris, founder of YOMO Artisan Roast Coffee. I’d like to let you know there are some changes in the air. First you see that we have brightened up the site a […]
Fans of African Sunrise Blend Fresh Roasted Coffee can thank Sir Charles Cecil Farquharson Dundas. He was the district commissioner of the Moshi area in Tanzania during the 1920’s. He popularized coffee production in the area and founded the Kilimanjaro Native Cooperative Union (KNCU). KNCU is now owned by more than 60,000 farmers from about […]
One of my favorite coffees is Costa Rican Coffee. I do enjoy most Latin American coffees though. When I read about the difficulties the Costa Rica estates were having it gave me concern. When coffee growers cannot make a profit, they go out of business and have to abandon the estate. These estates are not […]
I’m new in town. One of the very first items on my to-do list is to find the Best Coffee in Pittsburgh. Great coffee is important to me. It needs to be fresh roasted. The history of Pittsburgh goes back to the late 1700’s. University of Pittsburgh originating in 1797. The city is filled with […]
Have you ever eaten Gourmet Popcorn with Chopsticks? One of my favorite snacks is popcorn. I eat popcorn a lot. A time in my life when I didn’t eat much popcorn was when I was in Shanghai. When I found it, I was excited. But then when I tasted it, the excitement went away. It […]
Our stay in Saarbrucken has come to an end. In July it seemed as though four months would be a very long time. The stay was wonderful as we found little creature comforts to help us through the summer and fall. As I mentioned earlier, I roast coffee in Shanghai. Enjoying great coffee was very […]
If you wanted to improve your likelihood of opening a coffee shop, what kind of information do you think you might want? You are probably going to want to know why some were successful and others failed. What I am suggesting is you learn from other people’s mistakes, right? Why do I talk about failure […]
A while ago, That’s Shanghai magazine published a special feature about YOMO Artisan Roast Coffee. In case you missed it in print, here’s the story about how we got started and what makes our coffee different from anything else you can find in China! Fresh roast delivered to your home or office.