Why is Espresso Puck Too Wet?

Espresso puck is wet

The top reasons why your Espresso puck is too wet are using uneven or wrong grind size, not distributing or tamping the coffee grounds properly in the portafilter, using fewer coffee grounds, or using the wrong portafilter basket. A dry and consistent puck is one of the most important aspects of a good cup of … Read more

What is Espresso Channeling And How to Fix it?

What is Espresso Channeling

One critical aspect of espresso brewing that can make or break the final shot is channeling. Espresso channeling is a common problem that occurs when the water flowing through the coffee grounds finds a path of least resistance and creates channels, resulting in an uneven extraction and an imperfect shot. But fear not, with a … Read more

How to tamp Espresso and Why is it important?

how to tamp espresso

Tamping is the method to properly level the surface of coffee grounds on the portafilter so that all the coffee grounds get extracted completely and evenly. Tamping the Coffee grounds in the portafilter is an art. You should master that art if you want the best from your shot of Espresso. Key Takeaways If you … Read more

How to make Espresso without a machine at home

How to Make Espresso Without a Machine

While nothing fully matches the pumping power of a traditional espresso machine, you can come surprisingly close to replicating an authentic shot at home. In this guide, I’ll show you how to make Espresso without a machine but with humble kitchen items to coax out as much espresso magic as possible. You can easily rival … Read more

A Comparison of Glass vs Stainless Steel vs Ceramic French Press

Glass, stainless steel, or ceramic – which material makes the best French press? If you’re searching for the perfect balance of flavor, durability, and aesthetics in your French press, the battle of materials matters. Key Takeaways Although, all the materials can brew a perfect cup of French Press as long as the construction material is … Read more

Why does Nespresso taste burnt, bitter or bad?

Nespresso tastes burnt

Nespresso coffee is typically robust, with a creamy texture and sharp notes. But sometimes Nespresso machines start producing coffee that tastes burnt or bitter. As you look out, you’ll see that your Nespresso machine is working fine and producing exactly the right amount of coffee or espresso. So what’s the problem? 7 reasons why Nespresso … Read more

Simple Way to Fix French press hard to push down

French press coffee is the most adorable way of brewing coffee. But the plunger of the French Press may get stuck sometimes or become very hard to press. This also happened many times to me when I was a beginner, and I must say it was really a very annoying experience. However, I acknowledged my … Read more

How to make strong coffee without Bitterness

How to Make a Strong Cup of Coffee

So, you are a strong coffee lover? But don’t have very good barista skills and always end up with a weak or watery cup of coffee. I got you covered! In this article, I will share 8 tips to make your coffee stronger and bolder. If you are not an expert at brewing and trying … Read more

How to Make French Press With Paper Filter (A Quick Hack!)

How to Filter french press Coffee

Many folks love the full-bodied and thick texture of French press coffee but many others complain about having grittiness or a high amount of Cafestol in their French Press coffee, and they certainly don’t like it. The simple way to reduce that grittiness is to make French Press with Paper Filter. In this article, I … Read more

Quick Recipe for making a Delicious latte with Keurig

Keurig Latte Recipe

Craving a rich, creamy latte but don’t have an expensive espresso machine? No problem – you can easily whip a delicious Latte right from your Keurig! While Keurigs don’t brew true espresso, you can mimic a latte by combining strong coffee, steamed milk, and a bit of simple technique. Read on to learn how to … Read more