Living Coffee

Episode Guide

Series 130 Episode Guide

Episode 1

Series 130 · Episode 1

Viewers travel to the New South Wales town to Nimbin to meet with a plantation manager about putting quality Australian coffee on the world map. Also in this episode, viewers go inside one of the world's best espresso bars, learn how to make great coffee at home and why bicyclists love cafés.

Episode 2

Series 130 · Episode 2

Viewers travel to Trieste, Italy, for an inside look at the world barista championship. Host Paul Bassett also visits the Illy Concept Bar, a top espresso bar in Trieste, demonstrates how the espresso martini is made and how to turn coffee into music with James Morrison.

Episode 3

Series 130 · Episode 3

Paul hooks up with footballer David Campese to discuss merging his sports shop and the coffee business. Also, viewers learn how to make the perfect café latte at home.

Episode 4

Series 130 · Episode 4

Paul hooks up with footballer David Campese to discuss merging his sports shop and the coffee business. Also, viewers learn how to make the perfect café latte at home.

Episode 5

Series 130 · Episode 5

Great coffee often inspires great design, and few do it better than Mark Dudan at Café Ray in Brunswick. Viewers also learn how to make a caffe nocciola.

Episode 6

Series 130 · Episode 6

Viewers travel to Toby's Estate, a coffee institution nestled in the back streets of Woolloomooloo, Sydney. It is an espresso bar, where one can actually watch as the beans are roasted. Bellringers and pea berries are profiled, and Paul demonstrates how to make a cappuccino.

Episode 7

Series 130 · Episode 7

This episode features roasting techniques in Rome, how to harvest coffee and the art of making latte.

Episode 8

Series 130 · Episode 8

Paul visits the world's largest coffee museum, profiles French roasting techniques and interviews coffee guru Gary Try.

Episode 9

Series 130 · Episode 9

Hot weather can result in problems with storing and roasting coffee – host Paul Bassett reveals how to roast coffee in warm climates. Ian Bersten's collection of coffee artifacts provides a unique look into the world of all aspects of coffee making. This episode focuses the plunger.

Episode 10

Series 130 · Episode 10

Paul demonstrates how to make coffee at home, using your stovetop. Also - how to make a macciato, the history of the roaster and overcoming the taste of bitter coffee.

Episode 11

Series 130 · Episode 11

Paul visits 2KF, a coffee bar in Sydney. Viewers make coffee cocktails with world flair bartending champion, Hayden Woods, get tips on maintaining home coffee machines, review the history of the percolator and learn how to make a flat white.

Episode 12

Series 130 · Episode 12

This episode examines how caffeine and the human body, making coffee cocktails, making great coffee at home and highlights the world's first domestic machine.

Episode 13

Series 130 · Episode 13

Paul shows viewers how to make tasty coffee using an automatic machine, finds out if caffeine is really addictive and demonstrates how to make an espresso soda.