June 20, 2022

How does temperature stability affect espresso extraction?

Water temperature plays a crucial role in espresso extraction. To produce high-quality espresso, your brewing water should sit within an ideal temperature range of between...

June 6, 2022

How does the espresso machine influence barista workflow?

As the centrepiece of the coffee shop, the espresso machine has a demonstrable impact on barista workflow, and as a result, café efficiency. Over the...

April 27, 2022

A guide to calibrating your espresso recipes

In coffee shops across the world, one of the most common challenges baristas face is ensuring that espresso extraction remains consistent throughout each day. Ultimately,...

April 20, 2022

Exploring the evolution of manual espresso machines

Typically, when we talk about espresso equipment, we imagine a machine with groupheads, a steam wand, and a built-in boiler, whether it’s semi-automatic or fully...

March 29, 2022

What is channeling and how does it affect espresso extraction?

Have you been wondering why your espresso shots just don’t taste right? Are they extracting too quickly, spraying, or flowing out one side?  If you’ve...

August 12, 2021

What is cold-pressed espresso?

Traditionally, espresso is defined as a small, concentrated drink extracted in 20 to 30 seconds, using 9 bars of pressure, and water heated to around...

July 29, 2020

How Flow Profiling Impacts Espresso Extraction

While dose, yield, and brew time are the three main parameters that baristas should focus on when dialling in espresso, there are a number of...