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Tips & Tricks

Are Espresso Beans High in Caffeine? The Answer Might Just Surprise You!

Tips & Tricks Oct 05, 2022

You’ve probably seen many coffee bean packaged labelled as Espresso beans or Espresso Roast. As Espresso is a coffee concentrate that is very strong in taste, many people associate it with higher caffeine content. However, that is not necessarily the case. Before we get into the details of what espresso beans are and if they are any different than other…

Can You Use Pods in a DeLonghi Espresso Machine? (Yes, but not just any pods!)

DeLonghi, Tips & Tricks Sep 11, 2022

Have you recently purchased a pump espresso machine, either by DeLonghi or other brands and wondering what pods can you use with it? Using a manual espresso machine can be a bit of a hassle sometimes. Other times, you want a quick shot of espresso without having to measure, tamp or ‘work’ for your espresso shot. Using espresso pods is…

Can I Make a Shot of Espresso Without an Espresso Machine?

Tips & Tricks Aug 16, 2016

Despite being a really strong and somewhat ‘an acquired taste’ of a drink, Espresso remains to be a very popular coffee drink. Why? Because Espresso is the base of every popular coffee drink: Cappuccino, Latte, Machiatto and every hot or cold coffee drink out there. Espresso is made by using a really high-pressure machine that forces boiling water through the…

The Best Ways To Make Pumpkin Spice Latte at Home Using Espresso/Nespresso or K-Cups

[photo source] Pumpkin Spice Latte is a popular seasonal drink from Starbucks that they usually start serving at the start of Fall. Delicious as it may be, many fans of the coffee drink don’t realize that they actually can make their Pumpkin Spice Latte at home, and it can turn out to be even BETTER than Starbucks’. Making your own…