Author Archives: Luke Thornton

A chat with the good people behind Allpress Espresso

Michael Allpress was inspired to start Allpress Espresso after witnessing the specialty coffee revival in Seattle during the late 80’s. This is where he first learned about specialty coffee and was inspired to bring it back to New Zealand. He started the country’s first coffee cart and later began roasting coffee in the back of a garage.

Can I have some balls please mum?

These balls are the easiest, simplest lunch box treats. They take about 15 minutes to make, store beautifully in the fridge and double as an awesome travel snack too.  And if your kid’s allergic to almonds, you can use sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, macadamias, cashews or walnuts as replacements.