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Battle of the Baristas

Battle of the Baristas

By SJR Nurturing Kenyan talent is at the heart of a recent competition held for Artcaffe trained Baristas and looking for a new superstar to represent the company and Kenya in the Africa Championships. Current Africa Barista Champion 2016 Martin Shabaya has been training the potentials and put them to […]

Champion Barista Martin Returns from Dublin competitions filled with new inspiration

Champion Barista Martin Returns from Dublin competitions filled with new inspiration

By Cynthia Kago Despite his juicing machine breaking down on the World Barista Championship (WBC) stage, Artcaffe’s Head Barista and African 2016 Champion Martin Shabaya still managed to keep his composure and carry on with confidence through his nerve-wracking presentation to the international judges in Dublin in June. Martin shabaya […]

Warm up these cold days with a steaming hot bowl of delicious red lentil, sweet potato and coconut soup

Warm up these cold days with a steaming hot bowl of delicious red lentil, sweet potato and coconut soup

By SJ Russell At this time of year we all crave something warm and soothing on our dinner table. This simple recipe is pure comfort food in a bowl – healthy, tasty and packed with goodness. There’s no dairy and it’s vegetarian, delicately spiced and hearty enough for a full […]

Striving for Balance

Striving for Balance

By Chichi Kerretts Wambua – Is technology making life simpler or more complicated? For me, it’s a bit of both. Do you ever wake up in the morning feeling life has overtaken you? The Twitter feed cruises by, work emails pile high, and everyone always knows where you are thanks […]

Apple and Rhubarb Crumble

Apple and Rhubarb Crumble

Ingredients: • 1 bunch (425g) rhubarb, cut into 2cm pieces • 3 apples, peeled, cored and sliced • 2 tablespoons caster sugar • Finely grated rind and juice of 1 orange • 3/4 cup self-raising flour, sifted • 3/4 cup Muesli • 100g butter, chilled, cubed • 1/4 cup brown […]

Cassette tapes, Yes! Auto-Tune, No!

Cassette tapes, Yes! Auto-Tune, No!

By Shazz – There’s something comforting about the old, labour intensive, less “instant” things in life. Like a favourite cotton shirt, now faded and shapeless. It’s not something you would wear in company, but when you’re all alone and just need to be yourself it comes out of hiding. Such […]