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How to Make a Pumpkin Spice Latte From Scratch

How to Make your Own Pumpkin Spice for a Latte Fall is right around the corner and the coffee shops will soon be lined with customers waiting to order a Pumpkin Spice Latte. It’s my personal favorite when it comes to seasonal beverages but you won’t find me waiting in a line to get my fix because I will be making them at home and you can too! Ingredients 1/4 Cup Ground Cinnamon 2 Tbsp Ground Ginger 2 Tsp Ground Cloves 2 Tsp Ground Nutmeg This spice mix is...

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Pour Over Brew Review

Just Brew It: 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 lot to offer in the way of flavor. You’ll especially notice a difference if you’re buying quality beans. Have you ever seen the flavor notes...

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New Keurig and Cuisinart SS-700 K-Cups Review

New K-Cups Have Arrived! It's summertime and the living's easy, shouldn't your coffee be simple too? Simplicity is the name of the game with Keurig and we're happy to introduce some new K-Cups this season to keep you caffeinated with minimal hassle. These K-Cups are compatible with all Keurig machines as well as the Cuisinart SS-700. Fans of celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, whose restaurants, shows and cookbooks have been American staples since the 80s, can now enjoy...

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Grinders 101 - A Beginners Guide!

The purpose of this section is to let you in on all the little things that you don’t normally hear about coffee grinders. I may be a little long winded in some of my explanations but I am trying, in the only way I know how, to cover a lot of content in a way that it is thorough and accurate. How Grinders Affect the Coffee:  Grinding coffee is a violent thing. The coffee is taken from its nice friendly home in its bag or can and put into a bean hopper, which by itself is not a...

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It's Coffee Not NASA

  DanMoraldo        News, Announcements

So I woke up wicked early the other morning after a pretty much a sleepless night. My baby girl couldn’t sleep, my wife snores like you wouldn’t believe, and of course I had to stay up late and watch the end of the game that went into overtime. Needless to say, I was really, really tired and needed some coffee ASAP. With barely one eye open, I stumble down the stairs and turn on my espresso machine. Now I don’t know about you but when I am this exhausted, I have a hard...

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Grind on the Go!

In the market for a small footprint, high performance grinder at a low cost? The Hario Skerton grinders are amazing! The burrs are ceramic and allow you to grind fine enough for espresso and coarse enough for French press. These grinders are perfect to travel with and simple to use anywhere. Follow these few steps and you will be ready to brew:  turn the locking screw to remove the handle, remove the stopper, adjust to your desired grind setting (to the right for fine/to the left...

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The Bezzera BZ10: Prosumer Performance at an Affordable Price

  Erik        News, Announcements

Here at Whole Latte Love we carry an extensive line of formidable espresso machines and the Bezzera BZ10 is one of our newest additions. This machine has the looks, the power, and the price to earn itself a place in our prosumer pantheon. Bezzera BZ10 Breakdown The first thing we noticed about the Bezzera BZ10 were its attention-grabbing looks and style. It’s got polished AISI 304 commercial grade stainless steel housing, and the large white face dual pressure gauge and stylish...

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Introducing Joe Frex

  Nick B        News, Announcements

Joe Frex Espresso Accessories The weekend is calling! As you’ve no doubt been accessorizing for the summer, I wanted to take some time to talk about some new accessories that we’ve recently started carrying from Joe Frex. Way back in April we met with them at the SCAA tradeshow and decided that we needed to carry their awesome tampers and knock boxes. Here’s a little brand history for you. Where Did Joe Frex Come From? Joe Frex has humble beginnings as a...

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