Adam

Hailing from the United Kingdom, Adam has a wealth of experience in building websites including researching, designing, content creation and website optimisation. Adam and his team were instrumental in helping create the master plan for Portafilter and subsequently designing and launching the site.

A Guide To The History of Coffee (And 15 Interesting Facts) ☕

A Guide To The History of Coffee

The popularity of drinking coffee has only boomed since its inception. We like it a latte. Coffee is not only the perfect warm beverage to enjoy but also a means of social interaction. We drink coffee at home, in cafes, and with family or friends. We meet work associates and build relationships all whilst enjoying …

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Podcast 56 – Black Gold The Movie

How to Drink Espresso

An insightful conversation with the directors, cinematographers, and producers of the documentary film, “Black Gold – The Movie,” Mr. Nick Francis and Mr. Marc Francis, along with Counter Culture Coffee Director of Coffee, Mr. Peter Giuliano. Check out their website at www.blackgoldmovie.com. The best part of this chat is that it becomes a true dialogue, …

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What’s the Difference Between a Coffee Latte and a Cappuccino?

If you are anything like us, then drinking coffee is one of the ways you ‘espress’ yourself. We are coffee addicts. We simply cannot function without that added buzz of caffeine coursing through our bodies every morning. How did we ever get things done without it?  One question we get asked a lot is “what’s …

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How to Make Espresso Without Espresso Machine?

How to Make Espresso Without Espresso Machine?

Espresso is known for its Italian origins, distinctive brewing technique, and of course, the fact that it is an “expressed” form of coffee-making, whereby a small amount of near-boiling water is forced under intense pressure through finely-ground coffee beans.  The result is a dark, intense coffee that is rich, aromatic, and served in a small …

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What is a Frappe? Does it stand for frappuccino? Is it a milkshake?

Frappe

You’ve seen them everywhere. You’ve seen them with Instagram models, movie stars, fashionistas, celebrities and your friends.  But what is a Frappe? Does it stand for frappuccino? Is it a milkshake? Is it a smoothie? Does it even have coffee in it?  Any coffee-house or trendy cafe will have them on the menu. There are …

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What is Espresso Coffee?

What Is Espresso Coffee

The espresso is known for being the ultimate caffeine quick-fix: strong, dark, and complex, usually favored only by the most cultured of coffee connoisseurs. We imagine the other coffees cowering in the presence of the espresso because, despite its small size, it sure does pack a punch.  But well, what makes espresso different from a …

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What is the Difference Between a Frappe and a Frappuccino?

What is the difference between a frappe and frappuccino

When most people think of coffee, they think of something steaming hot that warms you up as well as wakes you up. But recently, iced coffee has become incredibly popular and there are many good reasons why. For a lot of people, their first introduction to an iced coffee is a super chocolatey blended drink, …

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Top 5 Best Four Cup Coffee Makers Reviewed – Ultimate Buyers Guide

Top 5 Best Four Cup Coffee Makers Reviewed – Ultimate Buyers Guide

As long as there was coffee in the world, how bad could things be? – Cassandra Clare Some infinitely wiser, and much longer suffering, soul than us once described coffee as being their lifeblood. It’s a statement that we not only wholeheartedly agree with, its one that forms the basis of our day-to-day credo. Like …

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Smeg Coffee Maker Review: Are Smeg Coffee Machines Good?

Smeg Coffee Maker

Have you been wanting to purchase a good quality filter coffee machine for some time? Are not quite sure where to begin? There are hundreds of coffee machine brands to choose from and knowing where to being your search process can be a very daunting task. There are so many models and different features machines have to …

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