Chicory coffee is a beverage prepared with roasted and ground chicory or a blend of chicory and coffee. The ratio of coffee to chicory can be as high as 3 to 1, or as low as 1 to 3. Chicory coffee is made of the roots of the cultivated plant Cichorium Intybus Sativum, by roasting … Read more
French drip coffee pot is a device traditionally used in Louisiana to brew coffee, tea, or their famous chicory coffee. The tradition of brewing in the French drip coffee pot goes a couple of centuries back, and it was borough by the French colonists from Europe. The French were at the time the innovators in … Read more
The quest to finding the best coffee machine probably lead you to the question: Bonavita, or Technivorm? There is very little doubt about the position of the two brands on the market, they are two of the best drip coffee makers, in fact, they are the leaders. The domestic specialty coffee machine market was lead … Read more
Cold pressed coffee, most commonly known as cold brew coffee, is the best way to brew coffee for people with sensitive stomachs. It is also the best coffee brewing method to make an iced coffee because the coffee is already cold. Many people enjoy more the cold pressed coffee than hot brewed methods because there … Read more
There are a lot of different espresso-based drinks, sometimes this much variety can be confusing. I have a friend who admitted that she didn’t like to go to a coffee shop. She couldn’t choose between macchiato, latte, cappuccino, mocha, and many others because she didn’t know what they were. She was embarrassed to ask the barista what … Read more
If you are looking to buy a large batch cold brew coffee maker, you have a relatively simple task; there aren’t too many options on the market. The few options available are relatively similar in functionality, features, and price. The three big names are Oxo, Filtron, and Toddy. You can skip to the second half of the article for the comparison.
Cold brew is a slow preparation method because uses cold steeping. In the absence of heat, caffeine and other soluble compounds in the coffee bean extract slower. Cold brew can take up to 48 hours to make, depending on how strong you want the coffee.
To solve this problem, coffee people invented the batch cold brew coffee makers. The concept behind these devices is that you prepare a large and concentrated batch of cold brew that you use for a few days. We store the coffee concentrate in the fridge, and we dilute it with water or milk when we drink it.
The large batch coffeemakers use full immersion for the extraction because it is the most convenient method.
Impress Coffee Brewer – An Innovation Impress is a well designed, and easy to use coffee maker, that combines features from espresso machines and French press, and it reminds of the famous Aeropress. It is a hybrid between a coffee brewer and a travel mug, making brewing a great cup of joe a pleasure. Impress … Read more
Brewing Turkish coffee is one of my fondest memories and reminds me of little gatherings at our house. I started drinking coffee very late in life, I was about 25, but I learned to brew it when I was a teenager. I would prepare a cup for my parents from time to time, or even … Read more
Should I buy a Rancilio Silvia or the Gaggia Classic?
If you are looking for a semi-automatic espresso machine that will give you consistent shots and will look great on your kitchen counter, you probably have in mind the Gaggia Classic and the Silvia from Rancilio. There are other machines within the same price range, however, these two espresso machines are the best rated by customers.
Keurig are some of the best single cup on the market, and they are on the list of the top sellers for the single cup niche. Keurig deserves to be on that list, because their coffee maker is reliable, brews a great coffee, and it is very convenient in use. For those who don’t want … Read more
Fully automatic machines are very expensive, depending on brand and features, the price tag can go very high. Krups Espresseria is a nice compromise between price, level of automation, and reliability.
Intelia is one of the best fully automatic espresso machines on the market. This is not a surprise for a Saeco product. With a long history in the industry, Saeco confirms even after joining Philips. Intelia automates all of the steps for brewing an espresso shot, or a cappuccino, and minimizes your work, and the risk of … Read more
De’Longhi ESAM Magnifica is a super-automatic espresso machine on the lower price range, and it’s often compared to Krups Espresseria. The two offer about the same feature set at a comparable price. Each of the two has its strength and weaknesses and depending on your needs and preferences, you might choose one or the other.