Category Archives for Coffee Tips

Coffee Cupping 101: A Few Tips For Newbies

We all have our favorite coffees. It could be a certain roast, region, or even brewing method that attracts you to a cup. But have you ever thought why you prefer one particular coffee to another? While coffee tasting, or ‘cupping,’ is complex to master, developing an appreciation for all the different components within a […]

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What is Espresso Tamping and Why is Necessary?

Many coffee lovers adore a good espresso, but the thing that stops them from making it at home is the seemingly too-technical process. It’s true that making espresso requires certain steps to get it right and keep the coffee from spewing all over your kitchen, but the one element that will ensure your success isn’t […]

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Can Coffee Cause Acid Reflux? Yes! 7 Ways to Avoid It

Coffee is naturally acidic. The organic acid contained in coffee beans is what provides the tangy, tart jolt that coffee drinkers love. The natural acid also contains powerful antioxidants that do the body good and made way for the beverage to be on the list of healthy drinks. A few coffee companies are treating coffee beans in a different way so the final product will contain less acid, but still retain full flavor.

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10 Amazing Tips on How to Make Strong Coffee

For many people, a regular strength cup of coffee isn’t enough — they want big, bold flavor from their brew. Contrary to what some believe, strong coffee shouldn’t be bitter or burnt tasting at all. In fact, if it’s properly made it will have a rich flavor that’s delicious and distinctive. With the right roast and grind, you’ll be well on your way to a great cup of coffee that will knock your socks off. If you want to make your own rich brew at home, here are 10 tips on how to make strong coffee.

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7 Amazing Coffee Filter Substitutes And a Warning

So you’ve run out of coffee filters and desperately need your coffee? Not to worry, there is more than one tried and true coffee filter alternative to rescue you. Using perfectly simple methods and materials you might already have on hand in your home, you will soon have caffeine running through your system.

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How To Steam Milk With An Espresso Machine

How To Steam Milk At Home

If you have an espresso machine at home, it almost certainly comes with a steam wand. Steaming milk at home is not that difficult If you follow this steps. Bear in mind that if you have a cheap espresso machine, it will be more difficult to achieve good quality steamed milk. But is not impossible at all. Just takes a little more practice. This is how to steam milk with an espresso machine:

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How To Drink Black Coffee And Actually Enjoy It

For many people, the act of drinking coffee, while enjoyable, has become a habit. Before leaving for work, on the way to work, at work, on lunch break; these are all times where we typically find ourselves heading over to the coffee machine or reaching for our already-made cup or thermos without thinking much of it. Part of the habit, of course, revolves around what it is we put in our coffee.

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