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The Calgary Food Bank Fundraiser
01/12/22
The Calgary Food Bank Fundraiser with CBC Calgary is back! Over the past 11 years, Fratello Coffee has donated over 14,000 bags to help raise over $300,000 for The Calgary Food Bank. This year, we bring you One Knight Only medium roast blend as well as an exclusive one-of-a-kind mug with Angela Knight’s personal touch.
 For a minimum $20 donation you receive both, and 100% of the proceeds are donated to The Calgary Food Bank.
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Idle Tea Spiced Chai Latte
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Idle Tea Spiced Chai Latte : Our Family Recipe
14/11/22
Chai tea lattes are the perfect warm drink for this time of year when the temperature starts to drop. With its warm spice blend of cardamom, ginger, peppercorn, cinnamon, and other spices, chai lattes are a fall and winter favourite.
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How to Clean and Maintain Your Espresso Machine
14/11/22
It may seem like a daunting task to have to clean your commercial espresso machine. With all those levers and buttons and knobs, it may look more like a fuse box than a coffee maker. But rest assured that cleaning your commercial coffee machine isn’t much harder than cleaning your drip coffee maker!
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Tamp Like a Champ: How to Tamp Espresso
24/10/22
How you tamp your espresso can have a huge impact on the flavour of the coffee. If you did everything else right but your espresso is tasting sour or running poorly, your tamp could be the culprit.
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Barista-worthy Steamed Milk : Microfoam for Beginners
29/08/22
There’s no experience more decadent than drinking a well-crafted latte. A good latte merries a perfectly pulled shot of espresso and textured milk. But textured milk is easier said than done. That’s why baristas painstakingly steam your milk to perfection. Properly steamed microfoam isn’t thick and foamy; it’s creamy and velvety, and its sweetness complements the espresso perfectly.
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Why Do I Need a Burr Grinder?
22/08/22
Blade grinders are not the best choice for grinding coffee beans. While they are inexpensive and easy to use, they don't produce the same quality of coffee as burr grinders.  So why do I need a burr grinder? 
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How to Read a Coffee Label Like a Pro
15/08/22
Do you ever go to buy a bag of quality coffee, only to stare blankly at the information on the label? Maybe you see “elevation: 1600 masl” or “varietal: SL-28.” What the heck does “honey process” mean? If you don’t know what it all means, it can make your head spin. You’re not alone. The world of coffee is vast and can be complicated. If you want to get the best coffee around, it starts with understanding what you’re buying.
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Golden Latte
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Drinking Turmeric for Health Benefits
08/08/22
We all know turmeric as that vibrant golden-yellow spice used in curry dishes. But did you know that turmeric is loaded with health benefits? Turmeric contains antioxidants that fend off diseases, slow the aging process, and reduce inflammation. Best of all, it makes a delicious herbal tea.
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