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Is your coffee under or over extracted?

Is your coffee under or over extracted?

Coffee extraction: how you can tell if you're over or under extracting If you’re new to the fresh coffee game, you may not be familiar with the phrase ‘extraction’. While it sounds like something rather mechanical, it’s actually one of the most natural elements of the...

How to store coffee

How to store coffee

How to store your coffee Read on to find out the science behind how to store your coffee at homeSo, you’ve accepted that fresh coffee, whether in whole coffee beans or ground coffee form, is the way to go. You’ve thrown out the instant and vowed to go for the best...

How to make a macchiato

How to make a macchiato

Learn how you can make the perfect macchiato Learn how you can make the perfect macchiato at homeHow to make the perfect macchiato We’re all familiar with the coffee shop standards: cappuccino, espresso, latte. You might even have made your first attempt in creating...

How to make the perfect latte

How to make the perfect latte

Learn how you can make the perfect latte Learn how you can make the perfect latte at homeHow to make the perfect latte It’s a real coffee shop favourite, and a lovely coffee drink to accompany your favourite muffin. The latte is well loved here in the UK, and with...

How you can nail latte art

How you can nail latte art

Learn how you can nail latte art Use our step by step guide to learn how you can nail latte artNailing latte art It’s the stuff of instagram filters and barista courses. The ultimate in coffee skills, and the coffee lover’s status symbol: you’ve got it, it’s latte...

How to brew using the pour over method

How to brew using the pour over method

What is and how do you brew using the Pour Over method? Learn how to brew your coffee using the Pour Over method, a popular choice for coffee lovers from around the worldIt’s the stuff of lazy Sunday morning, sun creeping in the window and hygge slow living. It’s the...

How you can make Cold Brew Coffee

How you can make Cold Brew Coffee

How you can make Cold Brew Coffee Your guide to brewing a perfect cold brew coffeeWe all love a steamy cup of hot coffee on a frosty morning (or any morning, come to think of it), but there are times when the thought of a hot beverage just isn’t on the radar. Perhaps...

How to brew using a Stove Top

How to brew using a Stove Top

How to brew using a stove top Your guide to crafting the perfect home made espressoSo you’ve found yourself with a rather snazzy looking Stove Top coffee pot. You might be calling it a percolator, a Bialetti, a stovetop espresso maker, or a Moka pot. It’s a cool, and...

What is an espresso?

What is an espresso?

What is an espresso? Read on to find out about the origins of an espressoThe go-to for sleepless students with a deadline, exhausted parents, busy workers and coffee aficionados: the words ‘a double shot of espresso please’ in a coffee shop is usually accompanied by a...

How to make a cappuccino

How to make a cappuccino

How to make a cappuccino Your guide to crafting the perfect cappuccino You wouldn’t be caught dead ordering it after 11am in Rome. It’s  likely to leave you with a coffee mustache. It’s the slow weekend, sipping kind of beverage. And it’s one of those coffee drinks...

Best non dairy milk for coffee

Best non dairy milk for coffee

This article is about the wide and wonderful world of dairy-free milk alternatives, so if you tend to take your coffee black, you’re welcome to read on—just know what you’re getting yourself into.

Coffee Blends

Coffee Blends

There are different types of coffee blends to be aware of. In this article, we explain what a blend is and how they can differ. Read more…

Chemex brew method

Chemex brew method

Enjoy your coffee using the Chemex brew method Learn how to brew your coffee using the Chemex, a popular choice for coffee lovers from around the worldWhat is a Chemex? The Chemex brew method is very similar to the Hario V60 method. The main difference being that...

Cortado coffee

Cortado coffee

The best way to think of a Cortado is as an espresso with a little something esstra (see what we did there?), the addition of steamed milk. Read more…

Different types of coffee

Different types of coffee

A Complete Guide on All the Different Types of Coffee Learn about the various types of coffee that are out there from around the worldClose your eyes for a moment and try to imagine a day of your life with no coffee. No drip coffee or French press in the morning, no...

Buying a coffee roaster

Buying a coffee roaster

What to know when buying a coffee roaster Whether it's to fuel a hobby or propel your business, deciding which coffee roaster to buy is a difficult choiceWhat to know when making your purchase When buying either your first small coffee roaster to get your coffee...

Health benefits of drinking coffee

Health benefits of drinking coffee

Health benefits of drinking coffee We believe in empowering people to truly enjoy a great coffeeWhat are the health benefits of drinking coffee? Before we dive into what the health benefits of drinking coffee are, we are not claiming to be experts in the remedies of...

Understanding coffee varietals

Understanding coffee varietals

Understanding coffee varietals What are they and what do they mean?We want to educate you about the coffee beans you buy One of our missions is to educate and empower people all over the world, that’s right, not just the UK, to truly enjoy a great cup of coffee. One...

How to use a French Press

How to use a French Press

Learn how to use a French Press We believe in empowering people to truly enjoy a great coffeeWhat is a French Press? The French Press (or also known as the Cafetiere) is a classic and simple method of brewing your coffee. It's often used because it's the most simplest...

How to use an AeroPress

How to use an AeroPress

Learn how to use an AeroPress We believe in empowering people to truly enjoy a great coffee by brewing coffee properlyWhat is an Aeropress and how do I brew with it? An AeroPress is a brewing method which combines a French Press, Pour Over and Espresso. We'll explain...

Learn about roasting coffee

Learn about roasting coffee

Learn about roasting coffee What's the difference between light, medium and dark roasts?What's the difference in coffee roasts? One of the top questions we get asked is 'what coffee do you recommend?', and it's a hard question to answer without knowing the preference...

Buying coffee beans online

Buying coffee beans online

Buying coffee beans online We believe in empowering people to truly enjoy a great coffeeChoosing the right coffee beans Deciding which coffee bean to try is like deciding which aftershave or perfume to try. It's all down to personal taste. Having said that, there are...

What is a flat white coffee?

What is a flat white coffee?

Have you ever wondered what a flat white is and where it originated? In our article, we’ll tell you about the origins whilst giving you a step by step guide on how to make the perfect flat white…