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
Bonavita temperature controlled kettle – introduction
The Gooseneck kettle from Bonavita is a feature packed, drip coffee tool. It regulates brew temperature, times the pour and lots more besides. Continue reading
Measuring commercial coffee machine motors.
Commercial coffee machine motors shown here are available in the online shop. First of all the purpose of this post is to provide information and images relating to those products. Continue reading
Drip coffee is the brewing method used to extract coffee by pouring hot water over grinds, placed in a V60 dripper cone. The cone uses a disposable filter paper to hold the coffee.
From left to right, temperature controlled gooseneck kettle, Macap M5D coffee grinder, Hario copper dripper on a Tiamo dripper stand.
How to change or replace the handle on a Gaggia Classic Portafilter holder?
The Gaggia Classic Portafilter handle, similar to all coffee machine handles, is prone to cracking. This guide will explain how to replace and fix the handle with a spare replacement part. Continue reading
Replacing a Parker or Lucifer coffee machine group solenoid is easy with this step by step online guide to show you how to do it.