STOKES Journal

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...


Tea Cocktails

Tea Cocktails

STOKES-COFFEE     AUG 3, 2018

Here at Stokes, there’s nothing we like more than a cuppa – except, perhaps, a tea-based cocktail. Try these recipes to combine Happy Hour with Tea Time! Introducing the Green Tea Mojito Give this classic cocktail a refreshing twist with...


The Benefits of Rooibos Tea

The Benefits of Rooibos Tea

HELEN PEPPER     MAR 1, 2018

The Rise of the Rooibos Many of us are aware of the benefits of drinking tea, particularly green tea due to it’s high antioxidant level. Fewer of us are aware that rooibos tea (or red bush tea) is a close...


11 Coffee Myths

11 Coffee Myths

STOKES-COFFEE     FEB 6, 2018

Here are 11 coffee myths you may have heard, spoiler, they aren’t true! See how many you knew to be false from the list below. 1. Your afternoon cup will cause insomnia Caffeine is a stimulant. However, the caffeine you...


Latte Levy – Why you should invest in a Reusable Cup

Latte Levy – Why you should invest in a Reusable Cup

HELEN PEPPER     JAN 10, 2018

‘Latte Levy’ a term that has become widely used in the last 6 days, but what does it mean? MPs are proposing a 25p charge on all disposable cups to help reduce waste or a complete ban on disposable cups...


The History of Afternoon Tea

The History of Afternoon Tea

STOKES-COFFEE     JAN 2, 2018

We all love to indulge in a spot of Afternoon Tea, but do you know the history behind one of the Nation’s favourite luxuries? Tea consumption increased dramatically during the early nineteenth century and it is around this time that...


Plastic Pollution

Plastic Pollution

STOKES-COFFEE     OCT 10, 2017

Say NO to the SINGLE USE plastic bottle Reuse, Recycle and Refill Since 1902, Stokes Tea & Coffee have remained a family run business that is concerned for the future, respect the environment and buy responsibly. Buying better and inspiring...


The coffee roasting process explained

The coffee roasting process explained

STOKES-COFFEE     AUG 13, 2017

How does the coffee roasting process work? It’s all a bit mysterious if you’re not in the know, but we’re shedding some light on this magical stage of your coffee’s journey to your cup. Experts refer to the coffee roasting process as...


Caffeine and the Decaffeination Process

Caffeine and the Decaffeination Process

STOKES-COFFEE     AUG 20, 2014

Decaf coffee and tea are great for when you fancy a brew but don’t want to be up all night, and as such big coffee and tea fans, we love having a late night cuppa to send us off to sleep. But...


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