Category: Coffee Talk

sort by:
Makin' it With Maryann: Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookies

Are you looking for a different dessert to make?  Chocolate chip cookies with espresso as an ingredient will provide a nice caffeine pick up while doubling as a delicious treat. You will need:              ...

Friday Shots: Kimbo Extreme on Profitec Pro 700

A new shot most every Friday. A close-up look at an extraction start to finish with all the details on coffee used, grinder, dose machine etc. They're not always perfect but tell us what you think, share shots of your shots. Tell us about your best extractions, favorite coffees, machine,...

New Brew: Kimbo Espresso Italiano

Dedicated to true connoisseurs, Kimbo Coffee appeals to coffee drinkers looking to experience authentic Italian espresso. Kimbo's coffees are roasted and blended according to traditions local to Naples Italy for the last 50 years. Kimbo's exquisite blends are an integral part of Neapolitan coffee...

Coffee in the Office - Epilogue

I got thinking after my latest series of blogs about some small coffee brewers that are a little different. Different in a good way. They can brew great coffee but may not be that well known yet. Let’s take a closer look at a few you may want to consider if you want to brew really good...

A Coffee Head Scratcher

A Coffee Head Scratcher   Which costs more?   Coffee #1:       As I approach the counter, a warm welcoming smile gleams at me upon the sight of my arrival. I’m pleasantly greeted with a “Hello Dan! How are you doing...

Coffee: It’s In Your DNA

Some java drinkers jokingly refer to themselves as “coffee addicts” but, as a new study has recently concluded, there may be more truth to that statement than people realize. According to the study led by Marilyn Cornelis, a research associate at Harvard School of Public Health, there...

By Erik
Treats for Espresso Lovers

The fall marks the beginning of the holiday season, a time of sharing and socializing. Each year I usually like to try something different. This year I was thinking it would be nice to make a treat with espresso mixed in!  A bit of searching and I found a delicious idea, rich brownies with a...

Recipe: How to Make a Maple Mocha Latte

Morgan from Whole Latte Love shows you how to make a Maple Mocha Latte at home. Taste the flavors of fall with this easy and delicious recipe! Bezzera Galatea Domus: http://www.wholelattelove.com/Bezzera/bezzera-galatea-domus-vibration-pump-with-double-manometer.cfm Lavazza Top Class:...

Apple Cider Coffee Recipe

Apple Cider Coffee Recipe Every year around this time here in Rochester, NY home of Whole Latte Love, the leaves begin to change and there is a crisp breeze in the air. This means many things, chief among them being the approach of a long winter and hours of driving in blinding white outs and...

By Erik
Coffee in the Office - Part 4

In our last blog we looked at some great brewing methods to make exceptional coffee for one. This time around let’s take a look at brewing for a few. We are talking about options for brewing coffee for a small office, let’s say about 10 people . There are many factors that go into...

Is that Coffee I'm Tasting? - Part 3

It’s been a little while since I last wrote about coffee tasting, over a month in fact. Between this blog and my last entry in the series I’ve tried quite a few different coffees. Some of them I liked and some of them not so much. The other day I found myself inspired yet again by a...

By Nick B
Corporate Professional Tasters

So I was watching the game the other night and saw a commercial for a large corporate fast food joint that was advertising how great it would be to work as their exclusive coffee taster. You know the one I’m talking about? They keep showing clip after clip of coffee being poured into cups...

The Third Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest

Hi everyone, Our Third Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest is underway and I can't wait to see what you guys have in store for us! This year, the ROK manual espresso maker is back up for grabs! One of the toughest espresso makers on the market, with all metal components guaranteed for a...

By Nick B
Space Coffee! Lavazza Launches Into Orbit

When you are orbiting 205 miles above Earth’s surface at 17,100 miles per hour, in zero gravity, getting a good cup of coffee might seem impossible. Thanks to a joint project between Italian engineering and software firm Argotec, Lavazza, and The Italian Space Agency, that may no longer be...

By Erik
Coffee in the Office - Part 3

In our last blog we talked about grinders, and now we’re going to look at some great brewing methods to make exceptional coffee for one.  I still think one of my favorite ways to brew coffee for one or, perhaps two if you are willing to share is the French press. It is extremely...

Quick Tip: Is Your Coffee Maker Germ Free?

Mold, mildew and bacteria... Are they in your coffee? Marc and Morgan tell you about research done by NSF with some surprising results. Learn how to keep the germs out of your coffee and why you should never use vinegar to do it. Shop cleaning products:...

A Brief History of [Coffee] Time

Arguably everyone in the world has tasted coffee, or at the very least they’ve heard about it. Hard to believe there was a time before coffee--crazy to think we could survive without it, I know, but it’s true. The plant originated in the relatively small country of Ethiopia where it...

By Hannah
Quick Tip: Five Basic Tips for Frothing Milk

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love share five quick tips on milk frothing and steaming. Shop everything coffee: http://www.wholelattelove.com