How to get the right milk temperature

How hot should I make the milk? This is really a question of preference, though there are a couple of guidelines when steaming milk for your latte. At our cafe in Sydney we have realised there is not one milk temperature that satisfies everyone, so we serve all milk at 65 degrees Celsius unless they […]

Learn to be a barista

The trend of the home barista

How annoying is it, when you go down to a local cafe, order your coffee and it comes out too hot or tasting too weak? Black Market Roasters analyses the growing trend and quality of making specialty coffee at home and how there are some simple things you can do to make your latte taste […]

Best Brew methods

Stovetop/Moka Pot First patented in 1933 by a dude named Luigi, forget the complex physics of the espresso machine, just give me the coffee! Some say it rivals commercial espresso, I say it is awesome, though slightly different. This little contraption achieves about 1.5 bars of pressure when extracting with the slurry reaching 100 deg […]

Black Market at Melbourne’s international coffee expo 2014

Black Market is eagerly looking forward to Melbourne’s International Coffee Expo (MICE) 2014 With the Melbourne International Coffee Expo 2014 (MICE2014) just around the corner with 150 exhibitors over four days using the freshest roasted beans to produce award winning coffee the excitement is building and Black Market Roasters are gearing up to be amongst […]