Breville Duo Temp Pro Review (BES810)

Breville has become one of the go-to brands for coffee lovers wanting to make espresso at home. The company offers many machines across a wide range of prices; each espresso machine has its target markets and unique selling points. For this review, we take a closer look at one of Breville’s more affordable machines, the …

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The Best Gooseneck Kettle for Pour-Over Coffee

Taking the step into the world of pour-over coffee can really help bring out some more nuanced flavours that speciality coffee can hold, but adjusting to a more delicate style of coffee brewing generally means investing in more precision equipment to deliver consistent results. Pour-over coffee is generally brewed using something like a Hario V60, …

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Breville Bambino Plus Review

The home espresso machine market is heating up. Coffee lovers are investing more and more into their home espresso set up and there is a wealth of options to choose from. When selecting a coffee machine to use at home, I spent a lot of time into working out exactly what I wanted to take …

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Breville Smart Grinder Pro Hands-On Review

When talking to a coffee enthusiast “the most important piece of equipment is a good grinder”, is an expression you hear a lot. With this in mind, the entry-level espresso coffee grinder market has been put under a microscope by home coffee lovers to find a well-rounded coffee grinder at an accessible price point, that …

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Bodum Pour Over Coffee Maker Review

When on the lookout for a new pour-over coffee maker to brew my favourite beans with, I am flooded with new shapes, sizes and styles of pour-over coffee makers that could easily take hours to research what makes them different from one another, when sometimes all I want is a good cup of coffee without …

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What is a Piccolo Coffee?

The piccolo latte has won over many a coffee lover in the last couple of decades and has now cemented itself in Australian coffee history. In this post, we delve a little deeper into the mechanics and history of one of the countries trendiest espresso-based drinks. We also take you by the hand to lead …

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Breville Infuser vs Barista Express Espresso Machines

Breville Infuser Breville Barista Express Breville has built a reputation for producing high-quality and very popular home espresso machines. These machines have taken the home brewing market by storm thanks to them being equipped with features that meet the modern consumer’s high standards and the fact they offer fantastic machines at almost every price point. …

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A Barista’s Guide to the Best Milk Jug for Latte Art

Finding the best milk pitcher for latte art can be challenging. The professional barista-style milk pitcher is now found in many different shapes and sizes, all designed with something slightly different in mind, but all aimed at creating either better milk texture or an optimised pouring experience. These two details are the most important factors …

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Macap m2m vs Compak k3: Which is the Best Espresso Grinder?

Macap M2M Made in Italy, commercial quality grinder perfect for home use. Compak K3 Larger burrs, lower RPM, and slightly higher price tag. In this article, we are taking a closer look at two high performing flat burr coffee grinders that look pretty well-matched on paper – the Macap m2m and the Compak k3. We’ll …

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The Best Pour Over Coffee Makers for 2021

Fresh, single-cup pour-over coffee is one of the biggest joys in coffee drinking when done right. Some drip coffee brewers have been with us for decades and are still growing in popularity, while many others have only recently come onto the market.  The following reviews outline what makes certain pieces of brew equipment stand out …

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