Guide to Making a Ristretto, Espresso Style Coffee

Ristretto Coffee (1)

Most people outside of Italy view espresso as something to be tolerated rather than enjoyed. The typical espresso served in mainstream cafes – or prepared at home in consumer-grade coffee makers – resembles a small, poorly brewed coffee more than it does an actual espresso. When brewed correctly, espresso is a thick, …

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Making the Italian Doppio (Double) Espresso

Doppio

References to classic Italian espresso culture in the United States are sometimes comical and sometimes confusing.   Many words you’ll see on today’s coffee shop menus came to us via Starbucks. For example, the ubiquitous use of the term “macchiato” to describe a giant caramel milkshake. Other traditional Italian words have also …

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Understanding Drip Coffee, The Basics and Beyond

Drip Coffee

Drip coffee confidently wins the title of the most modern and popular beverage. Its main advantage is that this technology fully preserves the delicious and energetic characteristics of natural coffee, and at the same time, you can drink a coffee in minutes. Drip coffee technology allows you to make natural coffee as …

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Types of Coffee – Every Popular Type of Coffee throughout the World

various styles of coffee

Coffee has a little something for everyone, from black and bitter to light and sweet. When it comes to making, or ordering a coffee that’s just right for you, it helps to have a basic understanding of various types of coffee. Chances are, even the most passionate coffee lovers won’t taste every …

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