The mighty Filter Coffee Machine. Viewed by many as a thing of the past. Making coffee this way is easy, cheap, reliable and rewarding. Overlook this brewing method and you will surely be missing out.Continue reading
The Iberital MC2 domestic burr coffee grinder is a modern classic. With it’s efficient Burrs and Cunill motor.
Coffee storage containers work so well and look so fine. It’s not long before you find other uses for them! Here’s my top 5 ! Continue reading
Coffee machine descaler is a friend of ours.
Thinking about coffee machine descaler is the first and foremost step you need to take for your espresso machine maintenance strategy.
Introducing the Grout Grate.
Hot news this week a brand new gadget landed at Happy Donkey HQ. Original and innovative the Grout Grate if nothing else is refreshing. Continue reading
Coffee knock box or knockout drawer – what are they?
First of all a coffee knock box is a container kept to the side of an espresso coffee machine. The coffee maker ‘knocks’ the used or spent grounds into the tube or box. Knocking into a box or drawer saves time. It also helps to keep the coffee making area clean and clear.
Coffee tampers – what are they? FAQ
A small tool used by Baristas. Coffee tampers compress ground coffee in filter baskets. Enabling an equal pass through rate of water throughout all of the coffee. Making coffee in an espresso machine is difficult without a coffee tamper. Continue reading
About Bottomless Portafiltas for espresso machines.
First of all Bottomless Portafiltas are similar to standard filter holders.The difference being there are no spouts attached. In addition there is no underside at all. Continue reading
Why use a coffee machine water filter?
First of all, the most important reason, preventative maintenance. The majority of coffee machine breakdowns are directly related to scale. A coffee machine water filter will protect equipment from this risk, when used correctly. For best results combine this with a water hardness test kit. Continue reading
Cleaning coffee grinders is easy and an essential part of maintaining a coffee machine equipment set up. This article will explain and provide all the information needed to help grinder owners get on the right side of the road. Continue reading