Best Pod Capsule Coffee Machine 2021 UK

Nespresso Essenza Mini Coffee Machine

Deciding on the best capsule or coffee pod machine can be a little overwhelming to say the least… There are loads to choose from! In this post, we will review the best pod coffee machines on the market right now in 2021. Enough chit chat, lets dive right in with the reviews! We are listing … Read more

Best Bean to Cup Coffee Machine 2021 UK

De'Longhi Autentica ETAM 29.510.B

Enjoying freshly ground coffee made with luxurious coffee beans is an experience that cannot be compared! Grinding the beans each time a cup is made gives you the best possible flavour. There are a number of fantastic Bean to Cup Coffee Machines available on the market today from budget to premium machines – we have … Read more

Best Coffee Grinder 2021 UK

Krups F20342 Electric Coffee Grinder Review

A coffee grinder is an essential for a coffee enthusiast, it is also the perfect gift for a coffee lover. So which is the best coffee grinder to buy? How much do you need to spend to get a good one? Does brand matter? All of these questions and more will be answered when we … Read more

Are Coffee Grounds Good For the Garden?

How to use coffee grounds in the garden for increased acidity and as a fertiliser

Whenever I brew freshly ground coffee in a cafetiere, it always feels so wasteful to be throwing something so pure and natural away after so little use. Before we moved house, we used to just dump all of the used coffee grounds into the compost bin, that seemed to work fine. But since moving house, we … Read more

Burr vs Blade Coffee Grinder (Which One Is Best?)

Does coffee dehydrate you?

Shopping for a coffee grinder can be a confusing experience. You may have ended up here after scouring the hundreds of makes and models available in a confused daze until finally asking Google which type or coffee grinder is best; burr or blade? You’re in the right place. Firstly, there are advantages to both burr … Read more

Is Coffee Acidic?

How long do the effect of coffee last?

You may think of sour, tangy or bitter when you hear the word acidic, (or Haribo tangfastics!) However, coffee is acidic, it isn’t the first word that comes to mind when you describe the delicate taste of the perfect brew. On the pH scale, coffee sits at around pH 5, this means it is more … Read more

What Is a Burr Coffee Grinder?

What is a flat disc burr grinder and how does it work?

In order to brew the perfect coffee, you need to turn the coffee beans into coffee grounds. There are two main ways to do this, you can either use an electric or manual grinder, and in both of these types, you can select from a burr grinder or a blade grinder.   What is a … Read more

Is Coffee Good For Weight Loss?

Is coffee good for weightless

The good news is for coffee lovers, that your morning cup of coffee could actually help you to loose weight! Now, let’s not get too excited about this prospect… Drinking one or two cups of coffee in the morning can help to boost your metabolic rate, by stimluating thermogenesis and therefore aid in weight loss. … Read more

Is Coffee Bad For Dogs

Is coffee bad for dogs?

    Yes. Coffee is bad for dogs (and cats!) Whilst it is not necessarily the coffee that is the threat, it is the caffeine found in coffee that can extremely dangerous to dogs, and cats alike. Dogs and cats are far more sensitive to caffeine than humans and even a small amount could lead … Read more

How Long Does Coffee Take To Wear Off?

How long does coffee take to wear off?

I was having a discussion with family members at the weekend about how coffee affects them. Some family members don’t drink coffee at all, one friend was advised by a doctor not to drink coffee or anything with caffeine in. Another family member won’t drink regular coffee after lunch time, and other members of the … Read more