Making Espresso – Traditional & Alternative Brewing Methods

Espresso Coffee

Espresso is a beautiful and complex beverage. For many coffee lovers, the essence of great coffee is best captured in the creamy, sweet syrup of a perfectly pulled shot of espresso. The popularity of espresso in most parts of the world, though, has dwindled under the onslaught of giant, super-sweet, milky drinks. …

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Making Long Black Coffee

Long Black Coffee

Often thought of as the Aussie version of an americano, the long black coffee is usually a much more sophisticated drink than its larger American cousin. Most coffee bars in Australia exclusively serve espresso-based drinks and don’t make filter-brewed coffee at all. Australian baristas offer long black coffee to satisfy the occasional …

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Instant Coffee

Instant Coffee

Instant coffee is available in various combinations: With dehydrated milk, With sugar, Without milk and no sugar With various aromas. History of instant coffee Instant coffee was discovered in 1906 by the chemist George C. Washington, an Englishman who lived in Guatemala. A well-known coffee lover spotted a powdery precipitate in his …

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Immersion Brewing 101 – From French Press, Areopress & Siphon


By now you’ve noticed how popular immersion coffee has become. But did you know that it’s not new? It happens to be the oldest method for making coffee that predates modern methods for drip filter coffee by 200 years. But times are changing in our digital world and what was old is …

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