I'm calling on all of my coffee loving friends and readers to help me out in fundraising for my walk in October. My goal is a modest $200, and every cent we raise goes towards assisting those living with MS.
I would love your support in any amount you can spare, $1, $5, $10, $100 whatever you can afford! Read More
A properly calibrated Milk Thermometer is an important addition to the tool kit for all barista's and coffee aficionado's. Whether it is for use in a home or cafe environment it is important to regularly check and calibrate your thermometers to ensure temperature accuracy. We take a look below at the easy steps you can follow to ensure you always have an accurately calibrated milk thermometer ready for use. Read More
The Long Black or Americano as it is also known, offers coffee drinkers a great alternative to the all to common milk based coffee drinks like Latte's & Cappuccino. When made well with quality espresso this can be a very well balanced drink that helps accentuate the nuances and attributes of the coffee blend used. Read More
How does great coffee, carefully sourced, expertly roasted & delivered straight to your door sound? Pretty good right! Well let me introduce you to Tonx - a coffee subscription service that has previously been limited to our friends in the US and Canada. Read More
For many people a blade coffee grinder is an affordable way to grind whole bean coffee, on demand at home. For many coffee enthusiasts, a blade grinder is not a suitable option for grinding beans. However there are few options that allow the quick grinding of beans at such an affordable price point. Read More
Chocolate Peppermint Frappe
A delicious, sweet & chocolatey frappe style cold drink. Perfect to be enjoyed on a hot day, this is a perfect flavour combination to bring in the festive season. This simple to make drink is full of flavour and super refreshing. Read More
Chocolate Peppermint Latte
Christmas is a time of sharing time, memories, experiences & food with our loved ones. It's a time to enjoy a little decadence and indulgence. This year, Guide 2 Coffee has chosen to celebrate two flavours that work so well together, chocolate & mint. We have combined this classic combination into a drinkable, caffeinated delight for you to enjoy this festive season! Read More
Coffee grounds are only good to brew a great coffee once, but after giving you a delicious drink to enjoy they can also serve many other uses around the house! Here's our list of top uses for those used coffee grounds. Read More
Ever wondered why your latte is piping hot one day and luke warm the next? Or why the same Barista at your local cafe makes a rich full bodied coffee one time and the next day it's watery and weak? Brewing espresso is an exercise of consistency, this is why a Milk Thermometer and Timer are two necessary items for every barista. But why? Read More
Regardless of whether you are brewing coffee using a french press, espresso machine or any other kind of equipment there are a few key ingredients to ensure that you get the best tasting brew, each and every time!
By following these few simple steps each time you make yourself a pot of coffee you will ensure that you have done everything possible to control the quality of the brew.
Coffee powers productivity...right? Well if you are a lover of freshly brewed coffee, but have to suffer through the horrible instant supplied by your workplace then we have a solution for you.
We take a look at the top coffee gadgets that you can use at your workplace to not only fulfil your coffee cravings but make your co-workers super jealous! Oh and no...there won't be any USB cup warmers on this list, it's all serious coffee brewing business here. Read More
When it comes to Arabica vs Robusta coffee beans, what do you need to know? In the world of coffee and espresso there are two main contenders, these are the Arabica & robusta varieties of coffee.
Buying a coffee machine can be a considerable investment of money and often a commitment to learning how to brew a great coffee. So what do you need to consider when buying an espresso machine to ensure you chose the best one for your needs? Well we have created a guide of main points to help you evaluate what type of machine may best suit your lifestyle and needs. Read More
Online & internet marketing, a website, social media and a presence in search engines are all fantastic ways of driving traffic through the doors of a new and unknown or existing cafe or business. We have teamed up with Caffeinated Marketing to provide you with some tips and services to help successfully market your business on the internet Read More
lat White vs Latte vs Cappuccino, what is the difference between these drinks? To make it worse, there are so many options on cafe menus that the choices can be overwhelming! This definitive guide is here to clear the common misunderstandings that blur the lines between the drinks. Read More
The affogato is simple to make yet very versatile, we take a look at the basics of how to make an affogato and some interesting twists you might like to try. Read More
Creating great latte art is a learned skill, luckily if your looking to master the skill of producing great art for your cafe latte then look no further, this guide will take you through the steps of producing that elusive Rosetta or even a seductive love heart. Read More
etting the most out of your super-automatic can be as straight forward as a few tweaks to settings on your machine to ensure you maximise the performance of you machine. This guide gives some tips to ensure you are getting the most out of your machine. Read More
Cupping is an important practice for coffee roasters to determine the attributes, aromas and flavour profiles of beans from different origins in order to build a blend of coffee with desired attributes for different applications. As a coffee enthusiast the skill of cupping can be a fantastic way to gain a greater appreciation for the little bean you grind and consume every day. Read More
The stovetop espresso machine is an easy to use coffee gadget that every coffee loving household simply must have. Stovetop espresso makers sometimes referred to as a Moka Pot, were originally invented in the early 1900's to deliver a coffeehouse brew at home and it became so successful that the original design has remained largely unchanged to the present day. Read More