The espresso is an amazing drink. It is a key component of an ever growing list of specialty milky coffees.Making espresso yourself though? It’s often left to the pros in the coffee shops.Well no more! Now espresso know-how is here for the masses. In this guide you will … [Read more...] about The Only Barista Guide You’ll Ever Need To Make Espresso (From Beginner to Pro)
If you go into any coffee shop that sells a blended foamy iced coffee drink you can order either a frappuccino or a frappe and they’ll probably know what you mean.But what actually are the differences?The difference between a frappe and a frappuccino is that a … [Read more...] about Frappe vs Frappuccino – The 8 Differences Explained
Why your french press plunger doesn't go to the bottomIt can be a strange experience as a newbie making coffee in a french press, you press down the plunger but it doesn’t reach the grounds, why is that?Your french press doesn’t go to the bottom because the grounds … [Read more...] about Why Your French Press Plunger Doesn’t Go To The Bottom
Did you know that getting a coffee on your way to work every day could cost $1000 per year?It’s a crazy amount of money for the sake of a daily frappa-cappa-cuppa-coffee. Especially when instead you could get yourself a coffee maker at home and a thermos and you’ll be … [Read more...] about The 3 Cheapest Ways To Make Good Coffee At Home
So you walk into a coffee shop and look through the menu for something new. Espresso, Caramel Macchiato, Americano, Flat White, Ristretto… A what? What on Earth is a Ristretto?A Ristretto is a ”restricted” espresso. It has half the volume of a regular espresso shot, takes … [Read more...] about Ristretto vs Espresso (It’s Quality Over Quantity)
I first noticed it in my French press, the water goes in and this foamy bubbly layer appears on top, what is that?This is one of the first things I discovered on my coffee journey and one that has always stuck with me.This foam or bubbles are made by trapped carbon … [Read more...] about What Are The Foam Bubbles On Top Of Coffee?
Imagine the scene. A hot, dry, summer evening, and the sun is beginning to set. Dinner is almost finished and the heat of the day, plus all that food, has got you feeling hot and sluggish. A hot cup of coffee is needed to wake you up but the thought of the warm beverage is too … [Read more...] about 10 Chilled Cold Brew Coffee Cocktails
Warm cocktails are the epitome of cozy. On a dark winter's evening, snuggled on the couch in front of a roaring fire a cup of coffee can complete the experience. After a long walk in the snow, a warm mug to defrost cold fingers is better than any custom made hand warmers. … [Read more...] about 12 Warm and Cozy Coffee Cocktails
It may seem hard to believe that the thick, dark, delicious cup of coffee you’re tucking into is not a man-made invention. The coffee bean actually comes from a species of plant and it experiences a long journey to get from the growing on the plantation to ending up as your … [Read more...] about How Is Coffee Harvested? (From Plant To Bean And Everything In Between)
The more you learn about coffee the more you find out that the answer is almost always, it depends.And the same goes for French press coffee, what grind size you choose is dictated by what method you want to use to make your coffee. I know of 3 different brewing methods … [Read more...] about What Is the Best Grind Size For A French Press?