Category Archives: The Basics

How Much Caffeine Is In A Nespresso Capsule?

By | July 5, 2019

If you’ve read our post on the “intensity” numbers associated with Nespresso capsules, then you know these numbers do not, as some people mistakenly think, refer to the caffeine levels in the coffee. In fact, Nespresso doesn’t provide much guidance on the caffeine content of their coffee capsules. See this post to find out about those capsule numbers… Read More »

What is Espresso Crema Made Of Anyway?

By | July 4, 2019

In the world of espresso, crema is all the rage. Often, a coffee shop’s reputation exists in the two or three inch layer of crema that sits atop their espresso beverages. Everything from a cappuccino to a flat white has crema. This layer of crema reveals much about the espresso beans used in the brewing process. It can… Read More »

What Causes Crema on Espresso Anyway?

By | July 23, 2019

Have you ever had an espresso? Have you ever wondered how espresso gets that layer of crema on the top of it? Well, you are in luck. Today, we are going to learn together how exactly espresso gets its crema! What’s All the Crema About? Anytime someone mentions espresso these days, it seems like they are only concerned… Read More »

How Espresso is Different From Regular Coffee

By | July 24, 2019

You want to learn more about the world of coffee and the different ways coffee is produced? Well, regular coffee, often called filtered coffee, and espresso are two of the most popular forms of coffee production. To better understand the differences between filtered coffee and espresso we must understand the differences between: Espresso beans and filtered beans Espresso… Read More »

How to Keep French Press Coffee Hot

By | July 5, 2019

It happens to all of us. You make the perfect cuppa joe in the morning and then your kid starts crying and before you know it, you sit down to another cold cup of coffee. How can you avoid this age old problem? There isn’t necessarily one answer that will solve the problem for everyone, but here are… Read More »