The French Press coffee maker

french press coffee maker

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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The best coffee shops in Shoreditch

best coffee shops in shoreditch

East London is not only famous for graffiti but also for a vibrant coffee scene. My list of the best coffee shops in Shoreditch area 1 – Origin coffee shop Located right in the heart of Shoreditch, there’s the first flagship of Origin Coffee Roasters, a leading UK (Cornish) coffee roaster. The coffee shop is situated in Charlotte Road, a hectic touristic area. The cafè mainly works on weekdays with …

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Milkit: the milk dispenser on tap review

milkit milk dispenser on tap

Milkit helps you avoid wasting milk and money. I have always tried to not waste my time because I feel like doing so I give a meaning to my everyday life. Whenever I waste time on something I feel like “empty” and I have the same feeling when I see people do the same. Business-wise this is extremely important: the wastage is, generally speaking, equivalent to waste money. Today I’m …

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The coffee drone: a new revolution in the industry

coffee drone revolution

The world evolves as fast as technology does. There will be a time in which we will be replaced by baristas robot before than can be delivered by a coffee drone or maybe it’s the other way around. The latest news is about the coffee drone which is starting to be considered by the big company such as Costa Coffee, Google or IBM, a well-known computer hardware company. There have …

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Gina Coffee Maker Review

gina coffee maker review

Gina Coffee Maker can be the answer to some questions: do you like brewing coffee at home or you haven’t started already but you would like to? Are you a newbie and you don’t know where to start? What kind of brewing method do I should start with? French press, pour over or cold drip? These are common questions that everyone wonders at the beginning. Anyway, it doesn’t matter anymore …

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Huskee Cup Review: the cup made of coffee

huskee cup

Huskee cup: Sustainability refers to any kind of way that keep a resource available for the present and for the future generations. A kind of way that Huskee, a company which is based in Sidney, seems to have found. The idea came from a team of five people: Joshua Jagelman, a coffee grower in Yunnan; Saxon Wright, the founder of Pablo and Rusty’s Coffee Roasters and a WBC judge and …

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Wilfa Uniform Coffee Grinder Review

wilfa uniform coffee grinder

Last week I had the pleasure to test this new fantastic Wilfa Uniform coffee grinder, born from a collaboration between Wilfa and Tim Weldenboe. This is the last and second version. The Uniform is an improvement of the previous version, the WIlfa Svart Grinder. It’s been disegned for both home use and small business. It’s the perfect example of how much consistency really matter. I will just introduce you in …

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Ditting KF-1800 coffee grinder review

ditting-kf-1800

A bit of history The Ditting Company was founded by Adolf Ditting in Zurich in 1928. It was firstly a car manufacturing industry and a repair shop. It started then selling meat and slicer in 1944 and after 10 years, producing electric grinders. In 1972 Ditting became a proper corporation, named Ditting AG maintaining the food business until 1987. In 1992 the company changed the name for the last time …

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Kees Van Der Westen Spirit espresso coffee machine review

Kees_van_der_westen_spirit coffee machine

Kess Van Der Westen has always had a clear idea about designing his machines from the very beginning; he wanted to bring together the ergonomicity, the usability and the technology in order to deliver consistency shot after shot. They did it firstly in 2001 with the Mirage and then in 2008 with the Speedster. He then realised the Spirit, an evolution of the Speedster adding separate group boilers (let’s think …

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Mazzer ZM Coffee Grinder review

mazzer_zm_grinder

The story of this company began long time ago, specifically in the 1940’s in Scorzè, Venice. The first grinder was produced in 1958 and it was designed just as a grocery mill; it was developed to grind especially for espresso or moka grind size. It was later then (around 60 years), that the company started to think about satisfying the need of the coffee community. In 2017, the company unveiled …

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