A Perfect Cup of Coffee … in Miniature

When Finnish coffee company Paulig asked Helsinki-based designer Luca Zannoto to make a really tiny cup of coffee from a single coffee bean, here’s what happened:

The Procedure

It appears that the procedure for brewing the world’s smallest cup of coffee is a pretty straightforward affair.

Brewing a tiny cup of coffee from a single coffee bean
  1. Grind a single coffee bean with an emery board.
  2. Place the ground coffee in the world’s tiniest coffee filter.
  3. Boil water over a candle flame (an essential step).
  4. Pour water over coffee into a tiny carafe.
  5. Pour brewed coffee into a really tiny cup.
  6. Enjoy.
The World's Tiniest cup of Coffee from a Single Bean

[via Open Culture]


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Written by Tom Fassbender

An amateur hobbyist, expert generalist, and outdoor enthusiast who recently traveled around the world with his family.

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