Category: Espresso

All things espresso, in terms of machines and the extraction process. Espresso equipment, cleaning, and good techniques, (focused solely on home espresso here)…

espresso shot crema from above in a demitasse

A Single Origin Espresso Set to Pull You Through the Holiday Season

A closer look at the four amazing coffees in our Holiday Single Origin Espresso Set (or hop on over and grab yourself a Holiday Single

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Flores as Espresso: Manu Lalu Coop Lot

Wet process Flores makes fantastic single origin espresso. Have a look at our cupping notes.

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Gaggia Espresso Machines Detail Page – Sweet Maria’s

Gaggia has made espressoA small coffee beverage, about 20 ml, prepared on an espresso machine where pressurized hot water extracted through compressed coffee.: In its

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Espresso Basics & More

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Espresso: Choosing the Right Coffee for Espresso

Usually, an espresso blend must be blended for balance, or particular varietal qualities that would be favorable in a drip coffee might overwhelm the espresso extract.

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Espresso grind pinch test - good results

Espresso: The Grind

It’s often said that a good grinder is the most important piece of equipment for making espresso, and I tend to agree.

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Espresso: Almighty Crema

The presence of crema, the foam on your espresso, means you are in the ballpark …

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