Brooke Davis

Hi everyone, my name is Brooke and I’m a Barista and freelance writer. I love brewing coffee and my favorite coffee drink is without doubt an Americano (espresso with added hot water). When I’m not busy making or writing about coffee you’ll find me hanging out at the beach with friends in California where I am currently residing. Follow me on: Linkedin
Iced Shaken Espresso – 4 Delicious Recipes!

Iced Shaken Espresso – 4 Delicious Recipes!

Here's 4 delicious iced shaken espresso recipes (including Starbucks) which you can even enjoy during cold months if you want because of its irresistible taste.

8 Best Espresso Distributor Tools for Perfect Coffee Distribution

8 Best Espresso Distributor Tools for Perfect Coffee Distribution

An espresso distributor tool is perfect for professional & home baristas looking to up their coffee brewing skills. Here's the top 8 espresso distributor tools.

How to Clean Portafilter Between Shots – 2 Most Effective Methods

How to Clean Portafilter Between Shots – 2 Most Effective Methods

How to clean portafilter between shots? Here are the 2 most effective methods to ensure your portafilter is clean and ready to deliver the perfect espresso shot

Barista Training Los Angeles – The 5 Best LA Courses for 2022!

Barista Training Los Angeles – The 5 Best LA Courses for 2022!

Looking for barista training Los Angeles? Here's our shortlist of the best barista training courses in Los Angeles, perfect for professional and home baristas!

3 Best Nespresso Decaf Pods 2022

3 Best Nespresso Decaf Pods 2022

If you enjoy coffee without caffeine, the decaf coffee products will suit you the best. Let's discuss the Best Nespresso Decaf Pods for a perfect cup of coffee.

Blonde Roast Coffee Essential Guide 2022

Blonde Roast Coffee Essential Guide 2022

Blonde roast is a type of coffee that offers a reasonably acidic flavor with traces of toasted grain and sweetness. The Starbucks blonde roast popularized the..

Ristretto vs Long Shot

Ristretto vs Long Shot

The main difference between a ristretto vs long shot is the volume of water used to brew the espresso shot. A ristretto uses half the water of regular espresso.

What Is A Macchiato?

What Is A Macchiato?

What is a macchiato? It's an espresso with less foamed milk at its top which originated in Italy and is commonly known as coffee macchiato or espresso macchiato.

Cortado vs Latte: The 3 Main Differences

Cortado vs Latte: The 3 Main Differences

The main differences between a cortado vs. latte are the size of the drink and the coffee to steamed milk ratio. A cortado has equal parts milk and espresso.

Is it Espresso or Expresso?

Is it Espresso or Expresso?

Espresso is the more commonly used noun, and you can correctly use it in every country except France, where it's an Expresso. Both words have the same meaning.

7 Best Coffee Beans for Jura Machines 2022

7 Best Coffee Beans for Jura Machines 2022

Some of the best coffee beans for Jura machines include blends designed explicitly for espressos, such as the  Lavazza Super Crema Whole Bean. These will pack an.

Percolator vs Drip Coffee Maker Comparison

Percolator vs Drip Coffee Maker Comparison

Percolator vs drip coffee maker? Because the taste and texture of coffee are reliant on the mechanics of the machine, each gives a different coffee experience.

Nespresso Tea Pods – Essential Buying Guide

Nespresso Tea Pods – Essential Buying Guide

Keep reading to find out more about the fantastic Nespresso tea pods. Whether you prefer Nespresso chai latte, green tea or decaf we have a tea capsule for you!

Barista Training NYC: Which Course Should You Take?

Barista Training NYC: Which Course Should You Take?

Looking for Barista Training NYC? Here's our shortlist of the top 5 courses for professional and home baristas available in NYC today.

Barista Training San Francisco – 5 Courses to take in 2022

Barista Training San Francisco – 5 Courses to take in 2022

Here are the top 5 barista training San Francisco has to offer and all the various benefits you can get with them. Perfect for professional and home baristas!

Barista Training Houston: 5 Courses That Are All The Hype

Barista Training Houston: 5 Courses That Are All The Hype

Making perfect coffee is an art, and you can master it with the correct training. Here's the 5 Barista Training Houston courses to help you make coffee like a pro.

Barista Training Chicago – 5 Best Barista Courses in 2022

Barista Training Chicago – 5 Best Barista Courses in 2022

Chicago could be the place where your barista career will take off. In this article, you will find the best barista training Chicago has to offer.

Barista Training San Diego – 3 Best Courses in 2022

Barista Training San Diego – 3 Best Courses in 2022

Here's the 3 best Barista Training San Diego courses for professional and home baristas: #1 San Diego Coffee Training Institute #2 Barista Ivy League Academy #3

Lifeboost Coffee 2022: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Lifeboost Coffee 2022: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

We recommend buying Lifeboost coffee beans direct from the store because they offer a 50% discount for new customers! Click here to get your discount code.

What Are The Best Espresso Beans of 2022: Find Out Here!

What Are The Best Espresso Beans of 2022: Find Out Here!

In our testing and evaluation of the Best Coffee Beans, Lifeboost and Pete’s coffee products overshadowed the rest of the beans due to their superior quality.

Barista Training Bay Area – 5 Best Courses of 2022

Barista Training Bay Area – 5 Best Courses of 2022

Want to start your barista career with confidence? Then barista training Bay Area classes are something you should seriously be considering. Here's our top picks.

9 Online Barista Training Courses You NEED to Check Out

9 Online Barista Training Courses You NEED to Check Out

Choosing online barista training is like finding a needle in a haystack. Here's our shortlist of the 9 Best Online Barista Training Courses plus reviews & prices.

Barista Training Portland: 5 Best Courses in 2022

Barista Training Portland: 5 Best Courses in 2022

With its many institutes committed to the art of coffee making, Portlanders take their Barista Training Portland very seriously. Here's our top 5 picks for you.

Lelit Bianca Espresso Machine – Is It Any Good? My Honest Review

Lelit Bianca Espresso Machine – Is It Any Good? My Honest Review

The Lelit Bianca has features you wouldn't expect at this price point e.g. accurate flow profiling in a dual boiler model designed especially for home baristas.

Barista Training Florida: Top 4 Courses in 2022

Barista Training Florida: Top 4 Courses in 2022

Searching for barista training Florida courses? Here's our top 4 picks of the best barista training programs in Florida. Read our honest, in-depth reviews here.

Barista Training Seattle: 5 Best Courses Near You

Barista Training Seattle: 5 Best Courses Near You

To ease this process for you, we have compiled a list of the five best barista training Seattle programs you can find. Let’s get brewing!

Barista Training NJ: You Should Try These 4 Courses

Barista Training NJ: You Should Try These 4 Courses

Searching for Barista Training NJ? Here's the Best Barista Classes in New Jersey: Penstock Coffee Company, Barista Training Academy, Cafe Techs NJ & Joe Coffee.

Nespresso Vertuoline Pods | Top 5 Picks for 2022!

Nespresso Vertuoline Pods | Top 5 Picks for 2022!

Searching for Nespresso Vertuoline Pods? Read our in-depth reviews now and discover our top 5 picks of the best Nespresso Vertuo capsules you can buy today.

What Is a Pressurized Portafilter?

What Is a Pressurized Portafilter?

Today I’ll explain "what is a pressurized portafilter" and everything about this ingenious tool. How does it work? What makes it unique? And why is it the best option for beginners?

What Is a Bottomless Portafilter?

What Is a Bottomless Portafilter?

What is a bottomless portafilter? It's a normal portafilter, minus the bottom and spout so you can see espresso dripping from the basket directly into your cup.

Portafilter Size Chart [And BONUS Tamper Sizing Guide!]

Portafilter Size Chart [And BONUS Tamper Sizing Guide!]

Looking for a portafilter size chart today? Here's our guide to help you determine the required portafilter (and tamper) sizes by using charts or measurements.

Portafilter Basket Types Explained – The Complete Guide

Portafilter Basket Types Explained – The Complete Guide

Read our full guide explaining portafilter basket types and how you can tell them apart. Choosing the right size and shape of your filter basket isn’t enough...

How to Measure Portafilter Size

How to Measure Portafilter Size

How to measure portafilter size? Follow our guide now and easily measure your portafilter size using a caliper, steel measuring tape or portafilter sizing chart.

Bottomless Portafilter vs. Regular: Which Is Better and Why?

Bottomless Portafilter vs. Regular: Which Is Better and Why?

Bottomless Portafilter vs. Regular? A bottomless portafilter will help you analyze your technique but can be quite messy whereas a regular portafilter is tidier.

Best Coffee Creamer for Weight Loss  [3 Things You NEED to Know!]

Best Coffee Creamer for Weight Loss [3 Things You NEED to Know!]

I’ve tried a lot of options until I reached the Best Coffee Creamer for Weight Loss. Today, I’ll share with you my top 5 picks plus 3 things you need to know!

Can you put milk in a coffee maker?

Can you put milk in a coffee maker?

Can you put milk in a coffee maker? The answer is NO, you shouldn’t put milk in a coffee maker. Here's why, plus alternative options for making coffee with milk.

How to Remove Old Coffee Stains from Clothing in 7 Easy Steps!

How to Remove Old Coffee Stains from Clothing in 7 Easy Steps!

Here's our "How to Remove Old Coffee Stains From Clothing" in seven easy steps guide. We show you exactly how to remove old coffee stains and the tools you need

5 Best Powdered Coffee Creamers: Honest Reviews and Buying Guide

5 Best Powdered Coffee Creamers: Honest Reviews and Buying Guide

Best powdered coffee creamer? If you’re short on time, you can save yourself hassle by opting for our favorite powdered coffee creamer: Nestle Coffee-Mate.

What Espresso Machine Does Starbucks Use? (The Thermoplan Mastrena)

What Espresso Machine Does Starbucks Use? (The Thermoplan Mastrena)

What espresso machine does Starbucks use? Starbucks uses the Mastrena high-performance espresso machine, created specifically to match Starbucks coffee standards.