Category: Coffee and Espresso

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Grinding for Your Brew-Style

A quality grinder is essential to ultimately pulling a good shot of espresso. With so many different types [and threads debating it online], it can get pretty confusing to know which grinder is best suited for your machine and your lifestyle. I’m going to explain the main styles and what...

By Hannah
Making It With MaryAnn - Irish Coffee Cake

It’s that time of year again! St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and I’m excited to try a new recipe for the occasion! I wanted to share a nice dessert to serve for after the corned beef and cabbage dinner most of us will enjoy on March 17th. Irish Coffee Cake actually...

Making it with MaryAnn - Coffee Toffee Banana Bread!

Breakfast and coffee go so well together!  I am going to share a delightful recipe that I like to  make if I have company staying over, or when I have to bring something tasty to a brunch. I have a banana bread that tastes great on its own and even better when you add coffee to it!...

Get Grand with the Gran Baristo

Saeco’s Gran Baristo line was released in the States near the end of 2014. With these machines, they strived to give consumers a compact, one-touch superautomatic with a few twists in the way of features. Perhaps the most exciting addition to the list of features on the Gran Baristo and...

By Hannah
Recipe: How to Make a Snow Cap

Morgan from Whole Latte Love shows you how to make a Snow Cap at home. This delicious beverage is perfect for warming up during the cold winter months. Bonavita Exceptional Brew:...

Making it with MaryAnn - Espresso Snowmen

I have stumbled on a fun new treat that is both easy to make and includes espresso! I’ve named this recipe Espresso Snowmen and it’s a great treat for the kids after winter activities like sledding or skiing. It is a recipe that can become very creative or just basic and delicious....

A Brief History of Turkish Coffee

Like many of you, I really enjoy a great espresso but I also appreciate the finer things in life. More finely ground that is. If you’re willing to take a step out of your normal range and try a finer beverage, a good place to start is with Turkish coffee.  Turkish coffee was first...

Hands-On With The Ceado E6P

If you're a serious espresso fanatic looking for a quality grinder to pair with your semi-automatic or prosumer machine, the Ceado E6P should be right at the top of your list. Ceado, a maker of some serious commercial coffee grinders, produces their E6 grinders in both doser and doserless...

By Erik
Shop Our Super-Automatic Blowout Sale!

The holidays may be over, but the time is now to save on an all-in-one home cafe. With the largest selection of super-automatic espresso machines on the Internet, we’re kicking off 2015 with a major sales event starting with machines for as low as $399 (that’s new by the way, not...

By Nick B
Just Brew It: Vietnamese Coffee For the Impending Zombie Apocalypse

If you like your coffee sweet and are afraid of the caffeine deprivation sure to accompany the zombie apocalypse, Vietnamese style coffee is the way to brew. So break into that pantry you stocked up for that whole Y2K thing, and grab some sweetened condensed milk, ice from the freezer that...

By Hannah
How to Brew with the AeroPress

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love show you how to make luxuriously rich, smooth coffee with the Aerobie AeroPress. An alternative to French Press brewing, the AeroPress is fast, inexpensive and also perfect for travel. Available here:...

Join the Dark Side! Coffee, Acid Reflux, and N-MP

It’s always nice when I get to use science to explain things, especially when it’s stuff that can have an impact on peoples’ day to day lives. Recently I’ve come across a few articles on the subject of dark roast coffee and it’s relation to acid production in the...

By Nick B
Quick Tip: How Coffee Brewing Temperature Affects Flavor

Is your coffee or espresso turning out sour or bitter? Marc and Morgan tell you how to adjust brew temperature based on flavor in your cup and the roast level of your beans. Behmor Brazen Plus Coffee Maker:http://www.wholelattelove.com/products/behmor-brazen-plus-coffeemaker Bonavita Kettles:...

Quick Tip: How Does Your Drip Coffee Measure Up?

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love break down how much ground coffee to use when making drip coffee. Their recommendation comes from the Specialty Coffee Association of America. Bonavita Exceptional Brew: http://www.wholelattelove.com/brands/bonavita Technivorm Moccamaster:...

Holiday Shipping 2014

The countdown to Christmas has begun! We know that shopping for the holidays can be stressful, especially if you’re ordering online and don’t know if your gifts will arrive on time. Without the certainty of having your pending presents secreted away in that decorative basket, tucked...

By Nick B
Quick Tip: How Coffee Cup Color Affects Flavor

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love share how the color of your coffee cup affects flavor based on a study published in the online journal Flavour. For the full study visit: http://www.flavourjournal.com/content/3/1/10 Shop Everything Coffee: http://www.wholelattelove.com/

2014 Gifts for Coffee Lovers from Whole Latte Love

Shopping for a coffee lover? Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love share this years hot holiday gift ideas. Find product links below for items mentioned in this video. See our 2014 Gift Picks List: http://www.wholelattelove.com/pages/2014-Holiday-Gift-Picks Maromas Orphea Espresso:...

Whole Latte Love 2014 Holiday Gift Picks

Hi everyone,   If you’re like me, that means that you’ve got quite a bit of shopping to do within the next few weeks. Lucky for you, we’re here to help! If you’re still trying to decide on gifts for friends and family, I recommend that you check out our Holiday...

By Nick B