The Wilfa Classic Plus brewer review

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Enjoying my cup of coffee in front of my garden is something that I often do, especially on my day off. I tend to brew filter coffee when at home because I feel that is more an enjoyable and relaxing moment instead of drinking an espresso or a milk-based coffee. I also love brewing a batch of coffee having full control of the brewing process, while sitting down and looking …

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Bialetti Moka Express Stovetop home coffee maker Review

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With over 105 million Mokas sold, who don’t know the Italian stovetop coffee maker Bialetti? As an Italian, I have owned several Bialetti stovetop coffee makers of any sizes and models. The company Bialetti is well known among Italians and worldwide for this kind of home coffee product. In the last years, after many years of glorious history, Bialetti got some trouble competing with a frenetic coffee machine market and …

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La Marzocco KB90 espresso coffee machine review

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(Updated 2019 August the 5th ) The coffee scene is evolving quickly. Are we still in the third wave or are we enter already the fourth one? Now there’s another reason why we truly need to look at it and that’s the new toy by La Marzocco. On February the 1st the company announced a new coffee machine called LA Marzocco KB90, the ultimate version of the Linea PB. KB …

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The Basics of Coffee Extraction

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(Updated 2019 July the 31st ) Whatever method of coffee extraction we use, coffee needs a solvent. Water is one of the best solvents that we have in nature especially for its chemical properties: it’s super attractive with hydrophilic substances, substances that have molecules that can absorb water. The better way to extract the molecules inside of a coffee’s beans is to make as more contact surface as possible to …

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LA Marzocco Leva. The lever commercial espresso machine review

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I have tested the La Marzocco Leva espresso machine for a few months when I had a short but intense working experience in an Italian coffee shop in London. When I first used it, the Leva coffee machine was just being launched! Therefore, I am quite sure about a few technical problems I am sharing in this post have been already solved by La Marzocco, the mother company of this …

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The Breville One-Touch CoffeeHouse review

Breville One-Touch CoffeeHouse

The Breville One-Touch CoffeeHouse does everything you need with one single touch from espresso, latte and cappuccino. It’s also equipped with a pump that allows you to reach 19 bars to provide the right pressure while brewing coffee. Built-in with three thermal sensors to deliver an ideal and consistent temperature. It’s the perfect low budget solution to achieve high standards. The machine enables us to choose between coffee grounds or …

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Best coffee shops in Central London

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For obvious reasons, Central London is the busiest area of the city. Businessmen, workers and tourists roam daily in its streets, offices and museums. For their breaks they rely on coffee shops, which are numerous and of good quality. Here’s my list of the best coffee shops in Central London Workshop Coffee (Marylebone branch) Tucked away from one of the most chaotic street of London, there’s Marylebone Coffeebar. Workshop coffee is …

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The Chemex coffee maker

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If you enjoy hiking and you’re looking for something to brew delicious coffee to bring with you, this is not the right place and Chemex is not the right device for you. For that, you just need to read the previous article when I wrote down about the Aergrind of Made by Knock. If you are instead looking to enjoy a clean cup of coffee while joining a bunch of …

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The Aergrind coffee hand grinder review

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If you don’t have enough money to spend on an electric grinder maybe you should consider to buy a hand grinder such as Aergrind. Especially if we are talking about Made by Knock, a two-men company in Portobello, a suburb of Edinburgh, that has been making an extraordinary grinder.  The company, after the previous achievements with the Hausgrind and Feldgrind grinders, launched a new campaign on Kickstarter (and reached its …

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The French Press coffee maker

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The French Press is always being questioned about its history and its name. In 1852 “a first attempt” was made by two French men, Mayer and Delforge, though it was just a basic device that went then patented and improved in 1929 by the Italians Attilio Calimani and Giulio Moneta. Several patents have then been designed with the one by the Swiss man Faliero Bondanini in 1958, as the most …

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