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Types of Espresso Drinks

9 Types of Espresso Drinks Explained: What They Are and How to Make Them

Espresso, beside being a very popular coffee brew, is also the base for many great drinks. Here are 9 of the most popular espresso based drinks and how to brew them.9 Espresso Based Drinks Ristretto Doppio – double espresso Caffe’ latte Cappuccino Macchiato Flat white Latte (Vanilla) Affogato Mocha Ristretto Doppio – double espresso Caffe’ latte […]

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Is Espresso Stronger Than Coffee

Is Espresso Stronger Than Coffee? Find Out Here!

I bet you have heard many times the question “Is espresso stronger than coffee?”  It is indeed a very common question among coffee aficionados. I would argue that the reason is because the answer is not so straight forward and requires some more digging into the matter.The common perception is that espresso is stronger than coffee. […]

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Coffee health benefits

12 Health Benefits of Coffee You Shouldn’t Miss!

As early as 1580, there were already findings that Egyptians used coffee as a medicine. Thomas Jefferson once called coffee as “the favorite drink of the civilized world”. Though this drink became famous to Americans only after the “Boston tea party”, coffee has been loved by many.Some people can’t get over its bittersweet taste, and some drink […]

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The History of Espresso

History of Espresso Coffee. A Fascinating Story

The history of Espresso is unique. You might expect it to be about coffee beans,  the search for the perfect flavor or about the exact science (or art) that makes pouring an exquisite demitasse of espresso possible.But the story isn’t like that at all. Instead, the history of the espresso coffee is about locality, about a generation […]

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Stovetop Espresso Maker Vs French Press

Stovetop Espresso Maker Vs French Press – In Depth Comparison

If you want to make an espresso without an espresso machine, you can use a stovetop espresso maker or French press and the result will surprise you!Before the espresso machine appeared on the market and even before it became a common presence in many homes, brewing an espresso on the stovetop with a Moka or […]

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How Long Coffee Keeps You Awake

How Long Does Coffee Keep You Awake?

Almost everybody knows that coffee owes its energy boosting properties to caffeine – just like tea, soda pop, and even chocolate.   But that leaves lots of questions to answer. First of all, if you drink your cup to get the boost, how long will a coffee keep you awake?The short answer is: it depends on […]

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Water Temperature for Espresso

What is the Ideal Water Temperature for Espresso: Everything You Need to Know

Water Temperature for Espresso: Everything You MUST Know One of the most common questions is what is the right water temperature for espresso. The quick answer is the correct water temperature to get an excellent espresso is 90.5 to 96 degrees Celsius (195 to 205 degrees Fahrenheit).Let’s dive deeper to understand why the temperature is so important […]

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