Life is already cruel enough without having to drink instant coffee. But people still persist in serving the muck.
One excuse that riles me is not having a coffee maker. You don’t need one. You can make perfectly excellent coffee without a cafetière, percolator, filter machine or hideously expensive electric coffee maker.
You simply need these things:
A heatproof jug
That’s it. With these five things you can make sublime coffee in a matter of minutes. So chuck away your instant and see how it’s done. Continue reading →
If I belong to a tradition, it is a tradition that makes the masterpiece tell the performer what to do, and not the performer telling the piece what it should be like, or the composer what he ought to have composed.