Archive | September, 2016

Roast Your Own Coffee

Do You Like Coffee? Fancy getting better tasting coffee cheaper? Silly question, really. But then people who regularly buy supermarket coffee just don’t know what they’re missing. Not that there’s anything inherently wrong with supermarket coffee. Illy and Lavazza produce good coffee available in supermarkets. I bought their products for years. But you can so easily […]

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Ziplock Coffee Bags With Valve

Ziplock Coffee Bags With Valve Need a way to package your freshly home-roasted coffee beans to send them to a friend? I tend to reuse coffee bags with a valve that I have lying around. But if you want a more professional look, here are Ziplock bags with a valve. And they are available here: https://ravecoffee.co.uk/collections/green-coffee-beans/products/zip-lock-bags-with-degassing-valve You […]

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Why Roast Your Own Coffee At Home?

Why would you want to roast coffee at home? Well, firstly it’s cheap! 1Kg of quality Arabica green beans is typically £10-12 from most suppliers in the UK. With most coffee roasters charging £7-10 for 250g for roasted beans, that’s about a third of the price! And these are the same quality beans that roasters use […]

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Get Your Krups Coffee Grinder

What Is The One Thing To Do To Improve Your Coffee? You’re expecting me to say ‘home roast’ your own beans. But there’s one thing more important – a grinder that grinds consistently. To get that consistency you’ll need a burr grinder. I use two – a manual one that’s great for travelling (and home […]

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Get Your Severin Hot Air Popcorn Maker

After reading about popcorn coffee roasters, you may considering the Severin hot air popcorn maker. Great! But what else do you need? Severin With Chimney You may find that the beans jump out of the machine as they roast. Well, I found a simple modification works wonders. A large paper takeaway coffee cup with the bottom cut out […]

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Choosing an Espresso Coffee Bean

First things first – there is really no such thing as an espresso bean.  Any type of coffee beans can be used to make an espresso. But often the beans are roasted to a darker level, giving a more bitter flavour. This bitterness creates the flavor of espresso that many have come to expect and love. Trying to […]

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Buying the Right Espresso Machine

You know there are many different kinds of espresso-based drinks on the market today. So too there are many different ways to make an espresso – or espresso-like beverage. Espresso machines differ from other coffee machines in several important respects. There are multiple types of espresso machines on the market today. Buying the right one for you […]

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