Home Brewed Cappuccino in 3 Easy Steps

There’s nothing quite like a freshly made cappuccino to go with breakfast. However, buying one from a commercial coffee shop is not the same as creating an authentic cup at home. You can make authentic Italian-style cappuccino at home in three easy steps. Coffee has come such a long way since the days of instant […]

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Steaming in with espresso machine tips

So what exactly is espresso coffee? An espresso coffee is sold at the café in a small cup and is an extremely strong cup of coffee. Espresso is used in making café latte, cappuccino, and café mocha. Espresso is made in the espresso machine by forcing about two ounces of hot water through tightly packed […]

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Want To Roast Your Own Coffee? How To Select A Coffee Roaster

If you have decided to roast your own coffee then your first port of call will be to consider how to select a coffee roaster that is right for you. This decision is probably one of the hardest coffee-related choices you’ll have to make – there’s nothing worse than buying the wrong kind of roaster […]

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Barista Competitions

Barista competitions are held each year in over 30 countries and the winners get a chance to compete for the ultimate title: winner of the World Barista Championship. A barista is a person who prepares coffee drinks in a coffee house as his or her profession and especially strives to create the perfect espresso. The […]

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Coffee: Trivia, Facts and Myths

Ah, coffee! For those who love it, it’s not something easily given up. Perhaps because this beverage is so popular, facts, myths, and trivia surround it. Some are true, some aren’t, and some are just fun facts. So let’s take a look at some of the facts, myths, and trivia about coffee! 1. Coffee Houses […]

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The History of Espresso

The History of Espresso If you are an avid coffee drinker then chances are that you probably know all about the varieties, types, flavors, and prices of various coffees that you drink on a regular basis. However, if you’re not that familiar with espresso then you may be in for a surprise. Espresso is quite […]

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