Coffee Grounds In Sink Disposal Method: We Weigh Up Other Options

All coffee lovers will, at some time, have grappled with the problem of coffee grounds in the sink. Each grain is tiny; but combined with water and other items in your garbage disposal, coffee can result in blocked drains. You CAN put coffee grounds down the sink, but...

Not Naughty But Nice: Your Essential Guide On How To Make Great Nitro Coffee

Remember learning the Periodic Table of the Elements? Remember how you thought it probably wouldn’t affect your life much once you were grown up unless you chose to go into a science-based profession? Well, think again! It’s at least part of the reason we now have...

Under Pressure: AeroPress Vs French Press – Which Is The Best Coffee-Making Method?

To the uninitiated, a cup of coffee is a cup of coffee, right? And while the differences between, say, instant and filter coffee, or decaffeinated versus the “nothing knowingly removed” varieties might be pretty obvious, surely it doesn’t matter too much what method...

Prolong Your Coffee Maker’s Life – How to Clean A Coffee Maker Without Vinegar

There comes a time in every coffee drinker’s life when they make that one pot of coffee that just tastes wrong. It may be too bitter, too acidic, or just flat-out weird tasting. Now, this could be for several reasons, but the most likely reason is that you need to...

Is Coffee Acidic? An Exploration Of Acidity In Coffee

We live in a world of opposites. Light and dark, heat and cold, sweet and savory. And when it comes to coffee, the world’s FAVORITE DRINK, there’s another factor to consider. Namely, acidity. So just how acidic is coffee anyway? When we say our daily cup of joe is on...

Taste the Nostalgia: How to Make Cowboy Coffee Over a Campfire

While many love to explore the great outdoors, some balk at the idea of spending several days or even weeks in nature without a good cup of coffee. Fortunately, there is a simple solution. Cowboy coffee is an easy way to make coffee outdoors that rugged men and coffee...

Eating Coffee Beans: Our Straightforward Guide To The Good, The Bad, And The Undecided

So we all love drinking coffee, right? We also love it as a flavoring in cakes, and cookies, and sauces. And the scent of freshly ground, freshly brewing coffee, is one of the pleasures in life. But has it ever occurred to you that there are times when eating coffee...

The Bitter, Better Coffee Drink – Longing For A Lungo Coffee

Like everything else in life, coffee continues to evolve. And in our thoroughly modern times, as well as espresso, you’ll often see lungo and ristretto on a coffee shop or coffee machine menu. So, if espresso means expressed, doppio means double, and cortado means...

Luxurious Latte, Lingering Lungo, Excellent Espresso, Or Magical Mocha – What Types Of Coffee Are There?

Coffee is the world’s favorite drink. There are so many options now, however, that it can be a little tricky even for baristas to keep up with them all. So come with us on a magical mystery tour through some of the different types of coffee available. Learn what...

Easy To Grow, Gorgeous To Smell, Lovely To Look At – Let A Coffea Coffee Plant Into Your Home

Long before that gorgeous, fragrant brew trickles into our coffee cups, it starts life as a rather lovely evergreen plant. While we typically think of coffee as growing on an airy hillside in South America or a sub-tropical farm in Indonesia, many varieties happily...

Caffeine Withdrawal Symptoms 101: The Facts About Your Daily Cup Of Coffee

While we often associated addiction with tobacco and alcohol amongst other substances, almost anything can become addictive, given time. And coffee is no exception, due to the fact it contains caffeine. Caffeine is the most widely used legal addictive substance in the...

Sweet And Simple – Why Honey In Coffee Works So Well

Sometimes, trying to work out what our diet should include can be more than a little confusing. Some of the advice out there can be pretty contradictory. When we’re trying to make sensible dietary choices, however, one option is often to look at reducing our sugar...

What Is A Long Black Coffee? Here’s Everything You Need To Know

It’s only fairly recently that “flat white” was introduced to many coffee shop menus – so we shouldn’t be too surprised to find out that another trend is for long black coffees. Just like the “flat white”, the “long black” originated “Down Under” and remains a very...

Is Coffee One Of The Causes Of Cancer? An Outline Of A Few Basic Facts

We all know how much Americans, in particular, love a good cup of joe. The USA is in the top 25 countries for coffee consumption in the world and coffee is the second most popular drink in America. So, in 2018, when a California judge ruled that purveyors of coffee...

A New Twist On An Old Favorite: What Is A Frappuccino?

If you love coffee, you’ll know at least some of the fun is in rolling those delicious-sounding terms around on your vocal cords. (We’re assuming you love drinking it too, obviously!) And new coffee terms are constantly being coined, like “frappuccino”. Terms like...

What Is A Cappuccino? Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Walk into any coffee ship worldwide, and you’ll see people of all ages sipping on the milky beverage that is a Cappuccino. It’s grown massively in popularity over recent years and is one of the most popular types of caffeinated beverages today. Although you've come...

Maximum Taste, Minimum Calories: How Many Calories Are In Your Cup Of Coffee?

Anyone who’s ever tried to lose weight or been on a diet of any kind knows how important a part coffee can play. And let’s face it, who hasn’t been on a diet of some kind at some point, or simply counted how many calories they’re taking in? While the recommended daily...

Egg Coffee – Everything You Need To Know About The Latest Coffee Sensation

If you're looking for a new twist on your morning brew, then you may want to give Egg Coffee a try. Now, before you bulk at the idea, you may be intrigued to know that Egg Coffee is very popular in Vietnam and is growing in popularity across the globe. Vietnam is the...

The New Mushroom Coffee Craze: Some Essential Facts And Figures

Anyone who has listened to stories from relatives who were around during World War Two and who lived through rationing will probably have heard about making coffee from acorns. Did you know, however, that in some countries, mushrooms were also used? Four Sigmatics...

The Most Interesting Coffee You’ve Never Heard Of: How To Make Vietnamese Coffee

There is a tonne of different varieties of Coffee out there today; you could spend weeks and months trying out different types. One of those you may not have heard of is Vietnamese Coffee. Vietnamese Coffee can be enjoyed hot or cold. In this article, we’ll take a...

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