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
The ristretto shot is a coffee purists heaven, a truly enjoyable pour of coffee. But what is a ristretto and how are these highly debated shots made? Read More
ave you ever wondered why your cup of coffee will vary in taste from one blend of coffee to another? Well coffee shares many similarities to wine in the way the flavour profiles are discussed and described, this is why often you may find that you just love a particular blend of coffee - serve it to a friend and they just don't find it that appealing. Read More
It's the gift giving time of year again, where Secret Santa rules the workplace & there is always a hard to buy for relative that stumps you for gift ideas. Well this holiday gift guide is designed for a specific kind of person - the coffee lover!
The Iced Latte is the perfect espresso drink to cool down with on a hot summers day, it is a delicious combination of ice cold milk and rich, strong espresso. Read on to find out a little more about one of my personal favourite cold drinks. Read More
Brewing espresso at home has never been easier than it is now, mostly mess and hassle free with the use of pods & capsules. For the true espresso geek nothing beats getting in there grinding the coffee, preparing it and watching that golden goodness come from the spouts of the coffee machine. However, what if you aren't interested in learning all there is to know about the world of coffee and you just want to enjoy it? Well fear not there are espresso machines designed just for you too. Read More
spresso can be a fine art to master with so many variables that can get in the way of a good brew. In this post we look into the difference between pressurised vs non-pressurised baskets. There are both benefits and drawbacks to each style of basket which is important to understand when brewing espresso. Before looking at the differences between the styles of baskets it is important to have an understanding as to what purpose it serves. Read More