STOKES Journal

Coffee - History Behind The Hottest Thing On The High Street

Coffee - History Behind The Hottest Thing On The High Street

STOKES COFFEE     APR 27, 2020

A good old cup of coffee, or tea, has got us Brits through some of life’s most challenging times over the years. Read more about the magical world and origins of coffee...


Dramatically Different Delivery Drives Down Waste

Dramatically Different Delivery Drives Down Waste

STOKES COFFEE     MAR 4, 2020

There’s no doubt that climate change is driving big changes in the food and drink industry and it’s not hard to see why when you discover the statistics. Around 52 million tonnes of waste goes to landfill in the UK...


6 Ways To Brew Coffee At Home

6 Ways To Brew Coffee At Home

STOKES COFFEE     DEC 10, 2019

Coffee is the world's 2nd largest traded commodity, so it’s no surprise that a lot people end up drinking it in the comfort of their own home. Like any other consumable Coffee is very personal and due to the many variables...


Low-Waste Coffee Body Scrub

Low-Waste Coffee Body Scrub

STOKES-COFFEE     NOV 9, 2018

Exfoliating the skin with this coffee body scrub allows the largest organ in our body to work more efficiently to expel toxins and take in nourishment. The use of ground coffee is ideal for the discerning coffee lover due to...


Vegan Coffee & Walnut Cake

Vegan Coffee & Walnut Cake

STOKES-COFFEE     OCT 8, 2018

This coffee and walnut cake uses oil and plant milk in place of dairy ingredients, making it ideal for vegan week. We recommend using your favourite Stokes coffee as an espresso to make the sponge extra moist. Ingredients: Cake 250g...


Vegan Chai Muffins

Vegan Chai Muffins

STOKES-COFFEE     SEP 25, 2018

Tea in muffin form is ideal for breakfast, and the warm spices of chai bring scented richness without being too heavy. These are dairy-free, but if you want to, you can easily use semi-skimmed milk in place of the almond...


Espresso Martini Tiramisu

Espresso Martini Tiramisu

STOKES-COFFEE     SEP 18, 2018

The Espresso Martini is every coffee lover’s favourite cocktail, and this tiramisu is sure to become their new favourite dessert! Our quality coffee works great in this dessert – simply choose your favourite Stokes coffee and bake along with Stokes....


Earl Grey Tea Loaf

Earl Grey Tea Loaf

STOKES-COFFEE     SEP 6, 2018

Quite literally a tea loaf, this cake is made with fruit steeped in black tea for a fuller flavour. Stokes’ Lady Jo blend is best to use, as its citrussy bergamot notes balance the tea’s bitter, woody flavour. Ideal served...


Espresso Almond Cake

Espresso Almond Cake

STOKES-COFFEE     SEP 4, 2018

This cake is for proper coffee lovers – the bitter espresso teams up with the sweet sharpness of the dark chocolate to create a really robust flavour. Should you find yourself without the means to add real espresso to your...


Matcha Shortbread

Matcha Shortbread

STOKES-COFFEE     AUG 30, 2018

These matcha shortbread biscuits are easy to make; try customising them with white chocolate, or add some chopped nuts. Serve as simple rounds, or use biscuit cutters for whatever shape you want to bake. Ingredients: 245g flour 15g matcha green...


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