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Coffee Balsamic Glaze

Coffee Balsamic Glaze Posted by Kashmira Lal on At the Montville Coffee Cafe at the Big Pineapple, we are kept busy with catering jobs. We love using locally sourced and high-quality ingredients. Our Coffee Balsamic Glaze is a hit, and so easy to make. For this event for the Food and Agribusiness Network, we have used Big Heart Pickled Bamboo Shoots and local feta cheese to make a delicious Bruchetta.

Sean's Delicious Espresso French Toast with Fresh Berries

Sean's Delicious Espresso French Toast with Fresh Berries Posted by Kashmira Lal on This beautiful breakfast is a popular one on weekends in Sean's house (Montville Coffee's Cafe Specialist) and now he's sharing the recipe with us! French toast is how Sean's family uses up those last bits of bread before hitting the Noosa Farmer's Markets for a fresh loaf. 

Five ways to increase Biodiversity in your neighbourhood

Five ways to increase Biodiversity in your neighbourhood Posted by Kashmira Lal on Our fate is tightly linked to biodiversity. Every individual can make a difference. Small actions can create a ripple effect. We have compiled five ideas that you can action to reduce the adverse impact on the environment and encourage local biodiversity. 

Ann from Hive Haven talks Urban Beekeeping

Ann from Hive Haven talks Urban Beekeeping Posted by Kashmira Lal on Bees and flowering plants have developed a complex relationship over millions of years. Today an estimated 80% of flowering food plants depend on insect pollination in order to reproduce. Plants have crafted their flowers to entice bees & in turn bees have evolved to defy imagination

Is Coffee A Long-life Product?

Is Coffee A Long-life Product? Posted by Kashmira Lal on When grocery shopping, coffee is usually found in the long-life milk and biscuits section. You won't be finding any beans in the fresh foods section of mainstream grocery stores, but should coffee be considered a long-life product?

International Composting Awareness Week

International Composting Awareness Week Posted by Kashmira Lal on We can reduce on average 50% of our waste just by composting. It varies week to week which ground our grounds end up in, but one charity we love donating to is the Men’s Shed.

Double Chocolate Gluten Free Brownie Recipe

Double Chocolate Gluten Free Brownie Recipe Posted by Kashmira Lal on A favourite recipe served daily at the Montville Coffee Cafe at the Big Pineapple.

Consider Caffeine: The difference between Espresso and Cold Brew

Consider Caffeine: The difference between Espresso and Cold Brew Posted by Eva Smith on The Sunshine Coast Hinterland provides us with ever-changing weather, leaving us to seek a warm espresso in the morning and a refreshing cold brew in the afternoon. 

What’s the difference between an Aeropress and a plunger?

What’s the difference between an Aeropress and a plunger? Posted by Eva Smith on Both the Aeropress and the Plunger (French Press or Cafeteria) are immersion brew methods, the Aeropress however, also uses pressure.

5 Delicious ideas and recipes for cooking with coffee

5 Delicious ideas and recipes for cooking with coffee Posted by Eva Smith on With over 800 flavour profiles, it's not surprising the intensity and diversity of flavour that you can achieve by adding coffee to your cooking.

Progress in Human Rights...Through Fairtrade Organic Coffee?

Progress in Human Rights...Through Fairtrade Organic Coffee? Posted by Eva Smith on

Declared in 1948, the Declaration of Human Rights encapsulates the pursuit of peace, equality, justice and freedom for all. This historic document stands as the most translated document (over 500 languages) in the world. 

A co-operative? Understanding How Community Based = Better!

A co-operative? Understanding How Community Based = Better! Posted by Eva Smith on What is a Co-operative? As trade has become international, probably the furthest we’ve been from trading chickens for homespun wool, the real value of products has become harder to understand. We believe that...