How many coffees will you get from 1kg of beans?

There are several reasons why you’d want to know how many coffees you can make from a 1kg bag of coffee beans, including: You may want to know how much money you’re spending on each coffee. You might be wondering if 1kg of coffee will stay fresh for long enough for you to work your …

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What grind size should you use for cold brew?

Cold brew is a type of coffee that’s made by steeping coffee grounds in water for at least 12 hours, which results in a less acidic and less bitter taste than regular, hot-brewed coffee. When it comes to brewing cold brew, the grind size is one of the most important factors. Here are some tips …

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Butter in coffee: Should you try it?

If you haven’t heard of this trend, butter in coffee is exactly what it sounds like: adding butter to your coffee. I know what you’re thinking: “Butter? In coffee? What kind of a madman would ever do such a thing?” Read on to find out. Why do people put butter in coffee? Most people who …

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How to make coffee without a coffee maker

If you don’t have a coffee maker, you can still make coffee! You don’t need any appliances for making coffee. In this article, we’ll describe 5 methods of how to make coffee without a coffee maker. Makeshift coffee filter For this method, you’ll need a piece of fabric to act as your makeshift filter. A …

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How to do latte art (beginner’s guide)

Are you someone who appreciates that delightful artwork on the top of a perfectly made coffee? Also known as latte art, this trend is only growing in popularity as specialty coffee takes over the world. Below, we’ve put together a basic guide to help you get started on your latte art journey. In no time, …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Coffee Roasting

Roasting is a crucial step for good coffee as this process helps develop the bean’s flavours and aromas. The roasting profile will depend on the brewing method and the flavour profile you want to achieve for your coffee. However, a bit of coffee knowledge is needed in order to successfully roast your own coffee beans …

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How to make greek coffee

Coffee is a way of life for people in Greece. The drink plays a major role in its society and it is an important part of the country’s culture. Traditional coffee from Greece requires an ibrik or cezve (a special coffee pot with a long handle) as well as coffee beans that have been finely …

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How to use an Aeropress (Beginner’s Guide)

The Aeropress is an inexpensive, simple and portable method of brewing great-tasting coffee. Below, we show you step by step how to use it to get the most from your coffee beans. Step 1: Boil water Boil water in a kettle, ideally a temperature-controlled kettle set to 80˚ C – 94˚ C, depending on personal …

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How to Dial in Espresso

The perfect espresso should have the correct balance of sweetness, acidity and a smooth finish. This is achieved by dialling in. Dialling in helps extract the correct amount of soluble flavour in the coffee. But, without the appropriate experience or knowledge, dialling in can be a frustrating task. Knowing how to dial is a must …

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A Guide to Aeropress Grind Size

The Aeropress coffee maker is hailed across the specialty coffee world as one of the best ways to brew coffee. It’s simple, portable, and brews delicious full-bodied coffee that rivals most other brewing methods. But this amazing little gadget does have a few drawbacks: it requires some trial and error with the grind size and …

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