Recently, I bought a new coffee grinder: the Timemore Chestnut X. The latter was designed by a Chinese company which is not at its first attempt. Indeed, Timemore has created in recent years a whole range of coffee grinders (Chestnut X, Chestnut G1, Chestnut Slim, Chestnut C / C2 and Chestnut NANO). Their latest addition,… Continue reading TIMEMORE CHESTNUT X coffee grinder review
In the world of coffee, precision is essential to obtain a good drink. It is in this sense, that I regularly indicate on my blog that you have to weigh your coffee. This precision, important for an espresso coffee, is less important for other extractions (type V60 for example). In this sense, the company ANKOMN… Continue reading ANKOMN measuring spoon test
For a long time, I wanted to test the El Comandante C40 MKIII coffee grinder. In truth, I had already spotted it during my research to acquire my first high-end coffee grinder but I could not buy it because at the time I lived in Canada, the C40 was not available in this country. This… Continue reading Comandante C40 Nitro Blade Coffee Grinder Review
A few months ago I participated in a contest organized by BPlus: a company that I have presented several times during my articles. The object of the competition was to create a short video of their Apollo coffee grinder and put it on Youtube. In this way, the most liked video chose the winner. Lucky,… Continue reading BPlus BZF64 coffee grinder test
As François Etienne explains in his book “Le guide pratique du café”, Nespresso has done good to the world of coffee. This great brand has managed to make (with their varied range of capsule) realize to the general public that coffee does not have a single taste. They paved the way for the concept of… Continue reading How to use Nespresso reusable capsules ?
Several reasons push me to prefer manual mills to electric mills. They are less noisy, have precision mechanical side that I like, waste less coffee (with less retention). At the time I sought to acquire a coffee grinder, I started listing all the premiums manual coffee grinders on the market. This is the purpose of… Continue reading List of premium hand coffee grinders
Recently passionate about the world of coffee, I decided to take my first steps with a manual espresso machine. I automatically excluded any automatic machine because, precisely, it does everything alone and that my only participation in the ritual of coffee preparation is to press a button. Limited by my budget and after many readings,… Continue reading Review and test : Lelit 41 TEM PID
Do you like coffee and you’re in a hurry in the morning? Do you have people at home or you do not want to waste time grinding coffee by hand? So like me, you probably thought about acquiring an electric coffee grinder. Like hand coffee grinders, there are many models, all prices and different qualities.… Continue reading Eureka Mignon review
Spreading the coffee in the portafilter is a step to take just before compacting the grind. Incorrectly done, this step can be the cause of bad extractions of your coffees. When you have more coffee on one side of the basket and you cup directly, it creates less dense areas, which will facilitate the passage… Continue reading [Barista tip] spreading the coffee in your portafilter
There are several filter diameters for espresso machines. The La Pavoni Europiccola coffee machine that I use has 51 mm diameter filters. Upon purchase, a plastic tamper is provided. As a result, the investment of a metal tamper becomes necessary. For this type of accessory there is a price range from 15 to 150 $.