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Things I'm Thankful For

Now that we are close to Thanksgiving I thought I would do a top ten things to be thankful for in regards to coffee, our website, and me.   I have a newborn son and he absolutely loves to see me making and enjoying my french press coffee. On our website sell one of the best...

Quick Tip: Tradition vs. Technology in Espresso Machines

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love discuss semi-automatic espresso machines and the current debate in regards to traditional Italian versus modern technology. Browse Espresso Machines: http://www.wholelattelove.com/espresso-machines-and-espresso-makers.cfm? Watch more Quick Tips:...

Quick Tip: Espresso Machine Acronyms Defined

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love define common acronyms used to describe the different types of boilers in semi-automatic espresso machines. Shop Espresso Machines here: http://www.wholelattelove.com/espresso-machines-and-espresso-makers.cfm?

Nuova Simonelli: Prosumer Powerhouse

We’ve been carrying the Nuova Simonelli Oscar and Nuova Simonelli Musica for a few months at Whole Latte Love and it's time to give these powerful machines some recognition. For starters, both machines are NSF certified for commercial use. If you ask me, it's easy to see why both...

By Erik
Quick Tip: Unclogging Your Frothing Wand...Greek Style

Having trouble getting rid of milk baked on your steam wand? Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love share some quick tips on steam wand maintenance. More Quick Tips: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaBDDfOHAAC2t6PklV7BzvdAJxK4l5y8n Shop everything coffee: www.wholelattelove.com

Just Brew It: Handpress[t]o!

Are you a coffee fiend who ventures far from their precious home espresso machine? Do you often stay in motels where coffee is more easily likened to dirty water, and half-way decent espresso is at least three towns away? Or maybe you like to camp, in which case you may be in for a long, hilly...

By Hannah
Quick Tip: Good Habits for Good Temperature

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love share some good habits to get into when starting up your espresso machine. Shop Everything Coffee: www.wholelattelove.com

Just Brew It: 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
Up Close with Quamar: How to Use the M80 Switch Timer

Quamar's Andrea Alberghini came from Italy to visit Whole Latte Love. In this video he shows us how to operate the timer on the M80 Switch Timer grinder. 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...

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...