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Best New Espresso Products of 2014

Marc and Morgan show you Whole Latte Love's selections for Best New Espresso Products of 2014. Three new products were selected based on quality, value, capabilities or innovation. Use these links for an in-depth video overview of each selection: Maromas Orphea:...

Put Some Fall in Your Freezer

After reading some of Mary Ann's recent recipe blogs, I began to think that maybe I should look into a recipe of my own. With fall fast approaching and the the pumpkin spice latte's popping up at every coffee chain in town, I figured it was time to see if I could add a twist to the normal...

By Erik
Introducing Kimbo Espresso Italiano

Coffee lovers rejoice! I’m excited to announce the addition of Kimbo Espresso Italiano to our extensive selection of imported Italian coffees. Now, I know for a fact that some of you out there have heard of Kimbo before, but for those of you who haven’t I feel that a bit of an...

By Nick B
The Aeropress: Upright & Inverted

The Aeropress gets a lot of odd remarks. Although it looks like it would be better suited for use on the set of Breaking Bad or Grey’s Anatomy and was developed by a sport toy company, don’t let that confuse you out of trying it. This brewer is adored by the coffee community, and for...

By Hannah
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:              ...

Time To Fire Up The Syphon

Do you love coffee? Have you secretly dreamed of being a mad scientist? Well break out your lab coat and protective goggles, because the Syphon brewing method may be the perfect medium to explore your inner chemist and experience a whole new cup of coffee.   There are five main parts...

By Hannah
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
2014 Whole Latte Love Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest

It's that time of year again when your creativity could win you a ROK Espresso Maker! Submit a photo of your original coffee-themed pumpkin for a chance to win. Entries will be accepted until 12pm EDT on 10/27/14. Enter here:...

Pour Over Demystified

I hear this question a lot: what’s so different about pour over, anyway? It seems like an awful lot of work for your coffee. Well, I can see how it would seem intimidating, and I can certainly relate to feeling impatient when it comes to my morning coffee--but pour over brewing does have a...

By Hannah
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...

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