The Coffee Expert: The Surprising Link Between Coffee, Mental Health, Depression & Heart Disease! James Hoffmann

The Diary Of A CEO with Steven Bartlett

Monday, 20 November 2023 - 1 hour 26 minutes

If you enjoy hearing about the world of coffee, I recommend you check out my conversation with the founder of Pret, Julian Metcalfe, which you can find here:

It’s the world’s most popular drink, with people drinking over 2 billion cups a day, but we still can’t agree on the most important facts about coffee.

In this new episode Steven sits down with the world leading coffee expert, James Hoffmann. James won the World Barista Championship in 2007, is the co-founder of Square Mile Coffee Roasters and through his YouTube channel has become one of the leading figures in the world of coffee. He is also the author of ‘The World Atlas of Coffee’ and ‘How to Make the Best Coffee at Home’.

In this conversation James and Steven discuss topics, such as:

  • Where coffee really comes from
  • How coffee is the world's most popular drug
  • Why you can't tell how much caffeine is in your coffee
  • How to get the maximum benefit from coffee
  • How he went from not drinking coffee to an expert in 2 years
  • Why coffee costs so much
  • The best high street coffee you can buy
  • How we are all addicted to coffee
  • Why you get the coffee jitters
  • What is the lethal level of coffee
  • How caffeine is an insect repellent
  • The history of coffee
  • How coffee changed the world
  • Why 1 cup of coffee will increase your life
  • How he became the world’s best barista
  • The best way to make coffee
  • How to have a better cup of coffee
  • Why coffee pods are rubbish
  • His favourite coffee
  • How he made his passion his life
  • Why he became obsessed by coffee
  • How he learned to communicate

You can purchase James’ most recent book, ‘How to Make The Best Coffee at Home’, here:

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