Pulp by Singaporean-based coffee company Papa Palheta has been the epicentre of all things specialty coffee in Bangsar since opening a little over a year ago. From sourcing and roasting beans to serving coffee and selling espresso machines and brewing equipment in its café, Pulp does it all.

Yet few of Pulp’s customers, including diehard regulars, know of their spectacular coffee appreciation classes and workshops called C-Platform.

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During our recent trip to Europe, we had the good fortune of stumbling upon a new method of brewing coffee. At least, it is new to us; the Karlsbad Coffee Maker has been a traditional way of brewing coffee in Germany for more than a hundred years.

What is unique about this brewing method is that it works without the use of any paper filter or metal sieve. The resultant brew has a purer aroma and full of unadulterated flavours. Also known as the Bayreuth Pour Over Brewer (or Die Karlsbader Kanne in German), this coffee pot is actually made from several detachable parts (the lid, the water filter, the coffee percolator and the pot), all hand made from porcelain.

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