Sunday, 30 November 2014

Nanyang-style or “Dirty Coffee”


The Nanyang-style coffee at Lam Yeo is a special recipe that has been passed down from generation to generation. The beans were sourced from various parts of Indonesia as it suits out Singaporean taste buds according to third generation owner, Mr Tan Peck Hoe otherwise known as Benny. These beans were then roasted off-site with ingredients like maize and sugar before being sold here.

For more complex tasting notes or something different from the local coffee, there is also a range of gourmet coffee which comprises of beans from Ethiopia, Panama and Jamaica. We also spotted the famed kopi luwak at the shop

What is the best ratio of water to coffee powder for a French press should you wanted to brew their coffee at home? Benny suggests 10 grams for coffee powder to 200 ml of water.

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