June 27, 2011#

Kalbarri National Park, Western Australia

June 27, 2011#

When last in Melbourne, I happened upon the SENSORY LAB.

The geek quota was at an all-time high as I ordered my macchiato – syphon AND stirred.

The coffee, I let steep in front of me. The concept of syphon coffee is akin to tea making – and in the Japanese tradition – where the water is not allowed to reach boiling point. Coffee, I later discovered, turns bitter at boiling point.

Hario Syphon Coffee is available at the SENSORY LAB, 297 Little Collins Street, Melbourne.