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DeLonghi Esam Magnifica Review

DeLonghi ESAM3300 Magnifica super automatic espresso machine
DeLonghi ESAM3300 Magnifica on Amazon

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.

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How To Store Coffee Beans or Grounds - To Freeze or Not to Freeze?

Freezing Coffee Beans – Is It Good or bad? Storing coffee is probably one of the least researched domains. If roasting, grinding, and brewing have evolved into great sciences, storing is still debated and each person has their own opinion. Many of the opinions though, are just unfounded and are pure speculations pushed with confidence, ... Read more

How to Tamp Espresso - The Perfect Espresso Tamping

Ristretto Espresso ShotEspresso tamping is one of the most important steps when pulling a shot. If you get the tamping wrong, your espresso is ruined, because the water will pass through the grinds too fast, and the result will be a beverage close to drip coffee. Here are are a few tips to ensure a perfect tamping every time.

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The Best Grind and Brew Coffee Makers

Grind and Brew Coffee Maker
Cuisinart Bean to Cup Coffee Machine (photo credit - Amazon)

Grind and brew coffee makers are relatively new on the market, but the demand for them is growing because of the convenience of these machines. This type of coffee makers has a few advantages over a regular pair of separate grinder and brewing machine.

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Hamilton Beach Scoop vs Keurig - Ground Coffee vs Capsule-based Single Serve

Use Ground Coffee with Single Serve

Keurig and Hamilton Beach Scoop are probably the best coffee machines that allow you to use your own ground coffee to brew a cup. The single serve is the best coffee machine invention, that allows you as a coffee lover to brew only what you drink and to have it always fresh, and fresh is everything for your cuppa Joe, as you already know.

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Stainless Steel French Press Coffee Maker - Bodum vs Frieling vs Espro

Best Stainless Steel French Press Coffee Maker You are looking for a stainless steel French press, and you want to know which one is the best. Not an easy task, because most of the brands on the market are pretty good. You will need some serious decision making to choose one. But that a good thing, isn't ... Read more