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Quick Tip: Identifying Quality Inside Prosumer Espresso Machines

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love take a look under the hood of Prosumer Semi-automatic espresso machines to help you identify quality when shopping for a machine. Shop Prosumer Espresso Machines: http://www.wholelattelove.com/espresso-machines-and-espresso-makers.cfm?cid=1&scid=122&

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
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...

Up Close with Quamar: How to Adjust Dosing on M80 Grinders

Quamar's Andrea Alberghini came from Italy to visit Whole Latte Love. In this video he shows us how to adjust dosing on M80 series doser grinders. M80 grinders are commercial capable with 63mm burrs. At under 17.5" tall they're sized for home use as well. Quamar grinders typically sell for less...

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
Up Close with Quamar: Burr Replacement & Calibration on M80 Grinders

Quamar's Andrea Alberghini came from Italy to visit Whole Latte Love. In this video he shows us how to replace the burr set and calibrate M80 series grinders. M80 grinders are commercial capable with 63mm burrs. At under 17.5" tall they're sized for home use as well. Quamar grinders typically...

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:...

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

Quick Tip: Basic Grinder Adjustment on Super-Automatics

Marc and Morgan show you how to adjust the grinder on super-automatic espresso machines. Get the best possible coffee out of your machine. Learn basic grinder adjustment based on beverage type, roast level and flavor. Shop everything coffee: http://www.wholelattelove.com/index.cfm

Coffee in the Office - Part 2

Preparing your own coffee at work can be fun and also very useful. In my opinion it can really help you have a better day at work. I Why not start a trend if the coffee at work does not please you? There are many ways to do this; let’s start with drip coffee. I will walk you through some...

Coffee and Weight Loss: Deflating the Green Bean Bubble

The trouble for a number of us here in America is that we have an easier time finding weight than we do with losing it. As 2014’s 8th most overweight country in the world, it comes as no surprise to me that the green coffee extract fad hit us pretty hard over the last few years. For those...

By Nick B
Quick Tip: What is Specialty Coffee?

Not sure what the term "specialty coffee" really means? Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love define specialty coffee in this Quick Tip. Shop everything coffee: http://www.wholelattelove.com Resources: http://www.wholelattelove.com/resources.cfm

Coffee in the Office - Part 1

I thought it would be fun to look a little closer at office coffee service.  I think one thing we really don’t look at much or talk about much is office coffee service. In the world of coffee sales it is abbreviated as OCS. The trend has been as with most things to make coffee more...

Coffee Experiment: Cold Brewing With Yama

Cold brew coffee is one of life’s best kept secrets. Brewing coffee with cold water does seem to be a bit of a contradiction, and while preparing it can be a bit tricky, the results can be well worth the effort. Recently we were lucky to get our hands on some excellent sample coffees from...

By Nick B