Espresso 101

All coffee is brewed utilizing specific quantities of ground coffee and water (at a given temperature) over a period of time. The difference with espresso is that high pressure (around 9 Bar) is also involved. There are a myriad of variables that can influence the taste of your final ‘shot’! Many coffee professionals have spent …Read more

The White Stuff – how important is milk?

Given that milk based espresso beverages contain between 85-90% milk; it is surprising that very little discussion or consideration is often given to the type and quality of the milk that is used. Having experimented with countless types and brands of milks over the years, I am of the opinion that when it comes to …Read more

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