All About The Humble Coffee Filter

about the humble coffee filter

Today we are going to talk about a part of the coffee making process that often gets overlooked, and that is filtration, and specifically, your humble coffee filter. We are often asked questions about coffee filters, now and again, and finally we have decided to write an article dedicated entirely to those objects. Coffee filters … [Read more…]

Barista FAQ with Liam Eales of Happy Goat Coffee, Ottawa

liam eales barista happy goat coffee in ottawa

Today we chat with our friend Liam Eales, barista extraordinaire from Happy Goat Coffee in Ottawa, Ontario. We asked Liam many of the common questions people have about being a barista that we’ve heard.  With further delay, grab your coffee and let’s get into the interview! How long have you been a barista at Happy … [Read more…]

What is a Macchiato?

Foam, milk, and espresso. Just those three ingredients can make up at least four different drinks familiar to the general public coffee drinkers. Simple ingredients tweaked to perfection and taste leave for an endless possibility. Without being a professional barista, sometimes it can be hard to keep all these Italian and French names for coffee … [Read more…]

Illy IperEspresso Capsules Review – How do they stack up?

illy iperespresso capsules review

Now, even though they’re certainly dominating the market, Nespresso’s Dolce Gusto and Keurig’s K-Cup systems are far from the only ones. There are also Nespresso’s OriginalLine brewers, as well as Starbucks’ Verismo ones, as well as today’s choice – Illy’s IperEspresso lineup. Illy is a well-known and very respected brand of coffee, especially in its … [Read more…]

Chemex Classic Series Pour-Over Glass Coffeemaker Review

The Chemex Classic Series Pour-Over Glass Coffeemaker is an elegant glass system that makes between 1 and 6 cups of coffee. You’re able to measure and brew the exact amount of coffee you’ll need. Whether it’s a cup of coffee for yourself before work, or an entire carafe for the family, this brewing system allows … [Read more…]