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If you want to expand your repertoire of free pour latte art designs beyond hearts and tulips, we have some ideas for you.
Learn 31 fascinating facts about coffee, including the name of Starbucks’ first café and which country drinks the most per capita.
They look similar at a glance, but very different brewing methods make the Americano taste quite unlike brewed coffee.
Is it your beans, your water, your equipment or your process? Read on and we’ll help you find out.
We asked 13 top baristas and coffee professionals for their advice on the best path to a career in coffee.
The search for a single serve coffee maker becomes a little more challenging if you don’t want pods. Here we present the best options in both manual and automatic brewers.
Coffee is more than a beverage, it’s a passion. Help your sweetheart indulge their passion with one of these great Valentine’s gifts for coffee lovers.
Which of this year’s crowdfunded inventions will become mainstays in the kitchens of coffee lovers for years to come? We’re betting on these.
Find out which hand pull machine can make you high-end espresso at the lowest price point—or just splurge on the very best.
You can now find bargains on the discontinued Nespresso Inissia, but how does it compare to its replacement, the Essenza Mini?
Caffeine Informer has become the go-to source for coffee lovers who want to know how much caffeine they’re pumping into their system—and whether it’s safe
Arabica coffee is the species that today delivers 60 per cent of all coffee beans sold worldwide. Here’s how it happened.
Coffee species are particularly vulnerable to extinction because they occur in a small number of small geographic ranges.
Caffeine is our favourite drug. But if we miss out on our fix, it can be a real headache, in more ways than one.
Rather than choose just one, we pick a model for the novice, the intermediate roaster, the advanced roaster, and the semi-pro.
Learn how the degree of roasting affects the chemistry of a coffee bean, and most importantly the taste.
We’ll cover the basics, tell you what you need to get started, and introduce you to two easy methods.