Making espresso at home but unsure if you're doing it right?
Check out our video, Steps to Pulling an Espresso Shot to learn the proper order of operations!
Christmas is right around the corner and everyone has at least one coffee nerd friend. Wouldn’t they love some new piece of coffee gear to geek out over while cooped up at home this winter?
Our bet: they would.
We’ve compiled a list of gear to fit a variety of budgets and experience levels – gear that we’ve put to the test and stand behind – that’s all sure to earn you a few lovingly crafted drinks from your favorite home barista in appreciation.
Cleaning, in the context of café life, isn’t confined to some “to-do” item points on the nightly closing list. Adhering to a simple, regular cleaning regimen is an easy and essential way to ensure great tasting coffee, maintain a clean and cared-for environment and maximize the lifespan of equipment (it ain’t cheap, after all!).
Check out this post for everything you need to keep your work-space looking clean.
In one of our more recent blog posts, we discussed seasonal coffee beverages in the context of coffee shops and how creative, seasonally-focused rotating menus can be a fun way to engage both baristas as well as those they serve.
What about at home?
Check out this blog to learn how to make a delicious seasonal beverage in your own home kitchen: the KLLR Cascara Soda!
Learn how to drink coffee in style - even at the office.
We discuss the tried and true French Press, a contemporary favorite in the Hario V60, the ubiquitous batch brew-pot, and – for those willing to put in the work (at work) – espresso.
In a recent blog, we gave some tips for brewing coffee at home, reasoning that when we are stuck at home, or otherwise unable to get to a great café, that shouldn’t stop one from enjoying a great cup of coffee.
But there are certainly other factors that make the walks and drives to our favorite cafes worth it. Among them: variety. The coffee shops we frequent, more often than not, after all, serve non-coffee products as well. Maybe this is a snazzy signature drink that wouldn’t have occurred to you (more on this to come), or maybe it’s a great tea for your non-coffee-drinking-friend (or yourself – no one said you had to drink coffee ALL the time, right?).