What is the best vegetable milk for coffee?

Cappuccino with homemade almond milk

I welcome you to this new article where I will do something very interesting, compare and analyze vegetable milk. As I told you in the article where I made a cappuccino with almond milk in the French press, I was introduced to vegetable milk many years ago in a country where all the coffee shops …

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When coffee gets cold, can it be reheated?

Resting coffee

I welcome you to a new article where I will answer some questions I have been asked a lot: What do I do when my coffee gets cold? Can it be reheated? Is there any way to preserve it? What is the best way to keep it warm? I think it has happened to all …

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Can coffee be heated in the microwave?

Coffee in the microwave

Welcome to this new article, where I will talk about the science of heating coffee in a microwave. For a long time, there have been a lot of preconceived ideas about microwaving coffee; it has been said that microwaves can cause cancer, that they cause your coffee to become very bitter, that microwaving coffee is …

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What does it mean to dream of coffee?

What does it mean to dream about coffee

The interpretation of dreams is almost as old as the history of mankind. We have always wanted to understand why we dream what we dream and its meaning (in some cultures, dreaming could be prophetic or related to the afterlife). This was well understood by Sigmund Freud, who, in the 19th century, revolutionized the importance …

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Espresso channeling – What is it, and how to avoid it?

How to identify channeling at the time of extraction

This article will explain the main mistake or problem when preparing espresso. To achieve a perfect espresso, you must follow many steps and understand the theory very well; that’s why espresso extraction is the most complicated of all extraction techniques. If you cannot extract a good espresso, even if you have the ideal equipment and …

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What is the best water to prepare coffee?

Ingredients for the preparation of water

It has been a long time since I should have talked about the water we use to prepare coffee since this topic is very important. However, it is an issue we tend to overlook, so if you want to improve the coffees you prepare, this article will greatly help you. Water is one of the …

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Coffee blends vs single origins – Which is best?

Single Origin Coffee

In today’s article, I would like to talk about a very controversial topic in the coffee world. I am referring to the differences between coffee blend and single origin coffee. I will explain clearly and simply what each coffee consists of and which one is the best according to your tastes, as well as other …

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What is espresso crema? Is it really important?

Espresso crema

The crema has long been an indicator of espresso quality. A correct crema determined whether the barista was competent and whether factors such as grind setting, pressure, or temperature were correct. The crema itself was what people used to understand or assume that espresso was of quality. However, there are not many specific books or …

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What is a coffee refractometer and how is it used?

I add a few drops of coffee to the refractometer with the coffee TDS menu

Today I will talk about a very interesting instrument, especially for those interested in the more scientific side of coffee. If you want to know a little more about bean extraction and how this affects the taste of the coffee, the refractometer will help you in that sense. The refractometer is a small electronic device …

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Questions and answers about coffee

Questions and answers about coffee

In this article, I will answer some of the most common questions that readers of this blog often ask me. I will also confirm or deny some of the most famous myths about coffee. Frequently asked questions about coffee and some myths To make it easier to understand, I have oriented all the questions so …

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