10 Things You Should Know Before Buying a Super Automatic Espresso Machine

Published on: Wednesday 6th, 2019 by 0

Buying a super automatic espresso machine to use at home can be a real investment. Nobody wants to buy a piece of junk. Of course, you’ll also want your machine to last for several years and be easy to clean. But what will it cost you? What do you need to know about the brewing unit, the pump or the grinder? This article will give you 10 important tips you should know before buying a super automatic espresso machine.

How Transparent and Ethical Trade Helps Coffee Farmers

Published on: Monday 4th, 2019 by 0

I was recently in Hamburg for the “Transparency Colloquium,” which was hosted by Quijote Coffee and organized together with Professor Peter Roberts from the Goizueta Business School. The participants included an international group of people involved with specialty coffee, roasters, coffee buyers, baristas, PR agents and bloggers. The main theme was the meaning of transparency, and how to effectively convey that transparency. Some great roasters invest a lot of time in producing transparency reports, which is an excellent step in the right direction. Transparency also gives a lot of advantages to farmers as well as to consumers.

Pumpkin Spice Latte – Coffee With Pumpkin?

Published on: Tuesday 26th, 2019 by 0

A Pumpkin Spice Latte without sugar syrup? Absolutely! To me, nothing else makes sense. This article outlines a recipe made with fresh pumpkin juice and, of course, fresh espresso and milk foam. Some of my favorite spices come into play too. A muffin recipe that pairs well with the Pumpkin Spice Latte is also included. HAPPY HALLOWEEN!