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El Salvador 2016 Day 5 and 6

Jack Kelly (Owner) and Dismas Smith (Head Roaster) share experiences from El Salvador, as they visit coffee farms in Central America. They offer their journal daily so we can share the stories of the coffees you find at Caffe Ladro.
El Salvador 2016
Day 5
We’re up early and make coffee for Nena and Hermann.  After and nice breakfast, we walk […]

March 2nd, 2016|Caffe Ladro, Coffee Roasting|0 Comments

El Salvador 2016 Day 3 and 4

Jack Kelly (Owner) and Dismas Smith (Head Roaster) share experiences from El Salvador, as they visit coffee farms in Central America. They offer their journal daily so we can share the stories of the coffees you find at Caffe Ladro.
El Salvador 2016
2/20/16–Day 3
Our travel from Nicaragua to El Salvador was less than efficient! We arrived in […]

February 25th, 2016|Misc|0 Comments

Nicaragua 2016 Day 1-2

Jack Kelly (Owner) and Dismas Smith (Head Roaster) share experiences from Nicaragua day 1 -2, as they visit coffee farms in Central America. They share their journal daily so we can share the stories of the coffees you find at Caffe Ladro.
Nicaragua–02/16/16–Day 1

We’ve had a wonderful start to our Central America trip.  Our first visit […]

February 19th, 2016|Coffee Education, Coffee Roasting|0 Comments

Espresso Chip Cake

Espresso Chip Cake
We know some of you were missing our Espresso Chip Cake so we wanted to let you know it is back in the stores.

Sometimes customers ask, “What desserts pair best with coffee?” Maybe they are hosting a brunch or maybe they have planning their dessert after a lovely dinner with friends.  Whatever the […]

February 16th, 2016|Bakery, Caffe Ladro|0 Comments

Ladro Profiles: Karren Meyer, Bakery Manager

Ladro Profiles: Karren Meyer, Bakery Manager
We’re shared Ladro Profiles of our owners and roaster, but we haven’t shared one about our bakery staff. If you’ve visited the bakery page of our website, you’ve seen Karren Meyer, Bakery Manager, at work. She is the baker in white, holding the breads and in the background working on […]

February 9th, 2016|Bakery, Caffe Ladro|0 Comments

400 Fairview is the home of the new Caffe Ladro

Caffe Ladro Announces New Location in South Lake Union

400 Fairview is the home of the new Caffe Ladro

 

Jack Kelly, CEO of Caffe Ladro/Ladro Roasting announces a new location will open at 400 Fairview in South Lake Union next week. Designed by Atelier Drome, the sleek, modern café utilizes the latest and best technology the coffee […]

January 14th, 2016|Caffe Ladro|0 Comments

Micro-lot Coffees January 2016

Micro-lot coffees are special. Just as wines differ by region and variety, Micro-lot coffees are derived from specific bean varietals, carefully picked at one farm, and processed in separate lots. That coffee is then carefully processed and roasted to bring out the flavors inherent in the bean because of where it is grown and the weather […]

January 8th, 2016|Caffe Ladro, Coffee Education, Coffee Roasting|1 Comment

CoffeeFlour New Ingredient

CoffeeFlour ® is a new culinary ingredient.

Caffe Ladro’s Creative Baker and Coffee Educators recently visited the CoffeeFlour ® Lab where Chef and Company Creative Director, Jason Wilson, made them everything from fettuccini and vinaigrette to olive oil coffee cakes made from CoffeeFlour ®! Our staff learned about the process of making the flour.

How is it made?  Producers […]

December 24th, 2015|Bakery, Coffee Education|0 Comments

2015 Special Coffees

2015 Special Coffees
When our coffee buyers travel, they always look for a special coffee to bring home.  In 2015, they found two special coffees to share with customers.
The first coffee commanded their attention.  It was clearly the best coffee they tasted at the day’s cupping table and on that buying trip. Grown and milled by Antonio Barrantes at […]

November 18th, 2015|Caffe Ladro, Coffee Education, Gifts|0 Comments

Coffee Cupping

Coffee Cupping
What is coffee cupping?  Simply put, coffee cupping uses a specific ratio of coffee to water that allows for accurate assessment of coffee flavor and quality.  It is a great way to compare coffees for both the professional buyer and the coffee enthusiast. Used internationally, it is the method for tasting coffee to identify […]

October 30th, 2015|Coffee Education, Coffee Roasting|0 Comments