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Brew Excellent Coffee with a Moka Pot

Brew Excellent Coffee with a Moka Pot -How to Make Stovetop CoffeeWhether you are nostalgic for an Italian coffee experience or enjoy a rich caffeine kick, the moka pot is a convenient and easy to use device that will brew a well rounded cup of coffee if handled with care. Invented in 1933 by the Italian engineer Alfonso Bialetti, the Moka pot quickly caught the attention of people across Italy....
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Find the Best Coffee Scale in 2021 for Accurate Brewing

Find the Best Coffee Scale in 2021 for Accurate BrewingBrewing coffee at home can become a serious obsession, I know it has for me. Discovering recipes created by barista champions or other coffee crazy folks and trying them out is my kind of Sunday Funday. While some people like to eyeball how much coffee grounds and water they use for a brew, I am definitely team accuracy. Hence, I always have...

Find the Best Gooseneck Kettle for Pour Over Coffee

Find the Best Gooseneck Kettle for Pour Over Coffee I must confess, in the early days of my coffee journey a gooseneck kettle was not part of the line up sitting on my coffee shelf. When brewing coffee with my first pour over device, the Chemex, I used an electric kettle with a short spout to – rather inexpertedly – wet the coffee bed. Needless to say, my pouring didn't look anything like...
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Batch Brew vs. Pour Over – The Pros and Cons Experienced by Coffee Professionals

Batch Brew vs. Pour Over - The Pros and Cons Experienced by Coffee ProfessionalsThinking back 15-20 years, I remember my parents going about their morning ritual of brewing coffee on weekends before burying their faces into a newspaper. It was probably how 90% of households in Germany brewed coffee at the time, using an old school batch coffee brewer. I’d watch them pour water in a jug, add...
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Find the Best Hand Coffee Grinder in 2021

Find the Best Hand Coffee Grinder in 2021If you are looking for the best hand coffee grinder in 2021 to brew a delicious cup of coffee at home, sit back, relax, and simply scroll down. I’ve embraced my inner coffee geek and reviewed the best eight manual coffee grinders ranging from entry-level to high-end so you can easily find the manual grinder that is right for you. Why is Using a Quality...
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Brew Guide for AeroPress Go: How to Use the AeroPress like a Champion

Brew Guide for AeroPress Go: How to Use the AeroPress like a ChampionThe AeroPress is a simple device for brewing an excellent cup of coffee. It is loved by the specialty coffee community for being extremely versatile, easy, and fast to use. Whatever kind of coffee you are in the mood for, whether it is a standard filter coffee, an espresso-like cup of joe, or cold brew, the possibilities for...
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Chemex Coffee Maker – How to use the Chemex like a Champion

Chemex Coffee Maker - How to use the Chemex like a Champion How to use the Chemex like a ChampionYou want to find out if the Chemex coffee maker is the right brewing equipment for you and how to make delicious coffee using the Chemex? Then look no further! I put together my reasons for why the Chemex is my favourite pour over method and am sharing an exclusive Chemex recipe developed by a barista...

Oat Milk – Coffee’s Eco-Friendly Companion

The news is out, cappuccino & co don’t need dairy anymore to be a creamy delight. Milk alternatives, with popular varieties such as rice, soy, almond, and oat, are launching into the market, and customer curiosity is at an all-time high. The reasons for its increasing popularity range from alternative milk’s sustainability, its smaller environmental impact, health, dietary restrictions,...
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Bangkok Cafe and Neighbourhood Guide

Discover the best cafes serving  specialty coffee in Bangkok Bangkok and I go way back. In 2011 I moved to this city that never sleeps as an exchange student and it’s been close to heart ever since. When I started working in specialty coffee Bangkok became an even more exciting destination. The local cafe scene is thriving and while new and innovative cafe concepts keep popping up, I also see...
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Porto Specialty Coffee Guide – Cafes Not To Be Missed

Best Cafes for Specialty Coffee in Porto The exquisitely tiled, hilly historic center of Portugal’s second largest city is not the only highlight awaiting visitors. Porto is slowly but surely becoming an interesting destination for coffee lovers. Rainy days are not uncommon due to Porto´s ocean climate, making it a wonderful place to sip a hot cuppa and watch time pass by.Coffee is without a...
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Tips for Creating an Effective Cafe Branding Strategy

How to Grab Customers’ Attention by Successfully Branding Your Coffee ShopIt is no secret that customers have a lot of options when they are choosing where to grab a cup of coffee or a quick lunch. Your cafe might even be one of many on the same street. How can your space stand out from the crowds? A unique brand will set your coffee shop apart from the rest. Every cafe sells coffee but it is...
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7 Easy Ways to Increase Your Cafe’s Foot Traffic

7 Easy Ways to Increase Your Cafe’s Foot Traffic Encourage New Customers to Visit and Keep Them Coming BackA quiet coffee shop is a perfect place to spend an afternoon reading but it can be bad news for a business owner. Do passersby see your cafe’s welcoming exterior and continue walking? How can you convince them to stop by? A locally owned cafe might not come close to having the...
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7 Strategies to Increase your Cafe’s Social Media Followers

Turn Your Customers into Fans and Grow Your Coffee BusinessLaunching a consistent Instagram feed and maintaining your Facebook page is only the first step. The business hours are up to date, the contact information and address are accurate, and you have begun taking your content seriously. Will it be worth your time if no one sees it? If your follower count isn’t increasing on its own, there...
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Unlock the Power of Social Media Marketing for Your Cafe

Unlock the Power of Social Media Marketing for Your Cafe How to Successfully Market Your Coffee Shop on Social Media to increase Sales <img src="https://thewaytocoffee.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/img_60b9978d287ff.jpg" alt="social media marketing cafe" />   You have the best coffee in town, a great location, and a loyal base of repeat...

How to Market Your Cafe as an Ideal Place to Work

How to Market Your Cafe as an Ideal Place to Work In the past few years, we've seen an incredible shift towards remote work, with statistics collected by Small Biz Genius showing that the number of people who work remotely has increased by 140% since 2005. Companies that have switched to remote work options are not the only ones benefitting from this choice. Because remote working has allowed...
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The Nomad’s Cafe and Travel Guide to Basel

The Nomad's Cafe and Travel Guide to BaselBasel has it all! From cosy coffee shops and splendid river views to a cosmopolitan design hotel straight out of a magazine you’ll quickly be wowed by its charm. The pocket-sized multifaceted urban goodies that await you in this Swiss city of culture make it the perfect weekend getaway. Here are a few gems not to be missed on your Basel adventures.Cafe...
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Tel Aviv Specialty Coffee and Travel Guide

Tel Aviv Specialty Coffee and Travel GuideWelcome to Tel Aviv, the Middle Eastern capital of cool, where everyone seems to be getting around on two electric wheels, own a dog or both! The city that greets its visitors with delicious hummus, sleepless nights and thought-provoking street art won my heart over in no time. Although it has the reputation to be a party town, and very rightfully so,...
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Bern Cafe Guide: Where to Go for Specialty Coffee in Switzerland’s Capital

Bern Cafe Guide: Where to Go for Specialty Coffee in Switzerland's CapitalIn Bern the pace of life is synched with the crystal-clear turquoise waters that flow through it. River Aare is gently hugging the historic center of the Swiss capital and invites the adventurous to jump in and be carried away by the currents. Never skipping a coffee break is as much part of daily life as reading a...
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The Ultimate Zurich Cafe Guide for Specialty Coffee

The Ultimate Zurich Cafe Guide for Specialty CoffeeWhile in much of Switzerland there isn’t a great variety of specialty coffee shops, Zurich and its vibrant cafe scene turned out to be a real treat for coffee lovers like me. It has three barista champions among its coffee folks. Emi Fukahori (2015) and Mathieu Theis (2016, 2018) have just opened their second café MAME this year, while Shem...
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Amsterdam Cafe Guide – Sit back, sip and relax

Amsterdam Cafe Guide - Sit back, sip and relaxWhen the World of Coffee and World Barista Championships 2018 took place in Amsterdam, coffee enthusiasts and professionals from all over the world came flocking to the city known for its long-stretching canals and charming architecture. When they did, they found a considerable cafe scene ready to show them a good time! Working as a reporter for...