Worms in the coffee maker: Separating fact from fiction

Dead maggots inside a Nespresso Citiz&Milk

I’m sure you’ve heard about the appearance of small worms inside coffee makers, inside packages of coffee beans, and even inside coffee pods. It may seem unbelievable, but worms can end up in our coffee makers one way or another. However, it is important to separate fact from fiction in this matter. In this article, …

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Main reasons to buy a coffee pod machine

Main reasons to buy a capsule coffee machine

You may have heard much about coffee pod machines, as their popularity is growing. Although many people enjoy them quite a lot, others believe they represent the end of barista art. This may be partly true, as these coffee makers are designed to encourage the common person to make different coffee preparations without needing any …

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How to avoid grounds in my coffee while using a Moka pot

Moka pot preparing coffee

Today I present another article on this iconic and traditional coffee maker in our culture; the Moka pot. For some time now, I have been reading some articles where an extra step is used to improve the preparation of the coffee, and many of you have asked me about this. I had never tried this …

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The importance of tamping coffee. Does it even matter?

When the coffee is tamped, the extraction is uniform

Tamping is about pressing the coffee in the filter holder basket to achieve a uniform extraction. Correct tamping guarantees a uniform flow of water through the coffee, and uniform extractions are indispensable for extracting coffee with the best flavor. When extracting espresso coffee (even with a manual machine), it is very important to tamp it …

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How to obtain a better coffee with the French press

Bodum French Press

The French press is an icon in the coffee world. It is very well known, and for many, many years, we have been able to find it everywhere. In addition, it is very popular for being very easy to use, practical, comfortable, super versatile, and something key; it offers consistent results due to its simplicity. …

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How to obtain a better coffee with the Moka Pot

Moka pot on the stove

The Moka pot is one of the most classic methods to prepare coffee and is found in almost every coffee lover’s home. However, it is a coffee maker that is loved and hated since it is a percolation method that produces a very intense coffee. With the Moka pot, it is necessary to consider some …

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What are the symbols of Dolce Gusto pods?

Symbols of a Dolce Gusto capsule

Coffee pod makers enjoy great popularity today thanks to their efficiency, the high quality of the coffee they prepare, and the simplicity with which they work. In many cases, as with Dolce Gusto coffee makers, we have piping hot coffee in seconds with the push of a single button. And although Dolce Gusto coffee makers …

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How much energy does a Dolce Gusto coffee machine consume?

Electrical consumption Dolce Gusto

With the price of energy skyrocketing worldwide, it is normal to worry about how much electricity each appliance in our home consumes. However, Dolce Gusto coffee makers have been designed to have a minimum expenditure, which we will hardly notice in the electricity bill. No appliance manufacturer indicates their products’ energy consumption, but they provide …

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