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Old 7 May 2010
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I love Turkish coffee, I got the taste for it in Cyprus (12 months there), I have the little cups & pots & buy the tin of Effendi coffee in London.
Turkish coffee is ground much finer than standard coffee, have thought of trying to use a cafetier with it, out of intrest.

Being a Brit I have to have a cup of T in the Mornings,
another note I see Touratech sell a traveling coffee press
called a Snow Peak Titanium Coffee Press part 070-0590 sure you could find it cheaper, suppose could be used for T as well. anyone tried it

yeap, Snow Peak Titanium - coffee press, bought it from the US - online. The only luxury I am allowed to carry on longer trips where space and weight is on a premium.

The coffee press is super light and can be used to boil water in. The "plunger" bit not that efficient so you end up with coffee grinds in the mug.. - not a big deal for me.

nice bit of kit ..
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I thought I was a big fan of coffee, but after hearing some of the kinds you guys are talking about I must reconsider. Thanks for sharing all the different links.


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For a much cheaper version of Tauratech's bling but lovely looking cup, see this offering from Smartcafe.
Amazon.co.uk: smartcafe - Home & Garden

I've used these for years now and they're excellent.To save space i've found a plastic container that fits exactly inside it to carry the coffee grinds.
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Great little coffee maker

I first used an Aeropress coffee maker in Iraq for a year. It is very light and compact, I carried it my rucksack most of the time. Makes about 12oz each time straight into your cup. You can use almost any grind with the exception being turkish grind (too fine). Since I returned, this maker has been all over North and Central America and never had a single problem with it. You only need to carry the maker itself and filters, not any of the accessories. The only downside is that you need to used the little disposable filter with it. If you happen to run out (they give you 365 with the maker!) you can cut up a regular drip filter and make your own. I forgot repalcements during a 4 day operation and rinsed, dried and re-used the one I had three times! It also only costs $25.

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While i can say my plannig on trip is lot less on al, other factors, coffee has been sorted out long back. I am carrying a bialette moka express, 200 gms arabica coffee, and the recntly bought MSR multifuel stove.
bialette, without doubt makes the best coffee for a given coffee powder. its also the most coied coffee maker in the world...so be wary of duplicates when you buy.
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A freshly made espresso in the morning is the only way to get me going.

My little Bialetti coffee pot goes with me on every signifigant trip.

Only AUD$12 from the supermarket, and I just couldn't start a day on the road without it these days.

One of my mates also runs a very fine little mobile cafe set-up.......

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I have the exact same Bialetti pot which I used to take everywhere. Not anymore though, it's too big and too much of a hassle, and since we travel two-up there's simply not enough space on the bike to take a large coffee maker. Thus, we started using instant coffee which actually works quite well once you get used to it. Just don't get the cheap stuff.
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Coo coo coffee

The little coffe makers still make a great cuppa, and very fast for boiling a small amount of water. They come apart and can be stored anywhere. I goty 3 from boot fairs. 1-3-5 cup versions. Make a great store secure too. BUT Nescafe Espresso instant is hard to beat if you are carrying stock for a proper coffee moment.
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Handpresso WILD Domepod - see how you can prepare a premium quality espresso with GROUND COFFEE! - YouTube
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This might be considered as swearing in church (as we say in Holland) but Nescafe has nice espresso sticks (dark, intense Arabica) and they come in a box of 25. I am a coffee addict myself and would never consider instant coffee of any sort but this stuff comes the closest to the real stuff. Easy to pack a few of those boxes (or take the sticks out and and stuff them somewhere in your luggage, the wrapping is watertight and quite strong)
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Anybody used one of these, it looks like the business!
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A small hand grinder, a pot, water (amount equal to your cup) and a cup. When water is boiling take pot off the heat, add ground bean, stir, cover put on LOW for five minutes, pour into your cup. Perfect camp coffee...
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I’ve heard of something called stelton coffee maker which is small and also easy to make coffee. I’m also thinking of buying one to make it easy.
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This stainless one will outlast you...... but a bit heavy and takes space. Really great for a good cuppa.
PRESSO | Coffee maker, double wall, 8 cup, 1.0 l, 34 oz, s/s Shiny | Bodum Online Shop
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Mmmm.... cowboy coffee.... heard of it since I was a kid... I'll do that when necessary. I like a few grounds, the operative word being few, as opposed to straining them out with my front teeth.
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