Coffee Guides

Learn how to brew coffee at home with coffee guides from the Portafilter team! Read our in-depth coffee guides now and discover how to make the perfect coffee with (or without) your espresso machine, moka pot, aeropress or french press.

Don't know your latte from cappuccino? Or your frappe from frappuccino? Don't worry we have you covered for that too:

You might be a tea person or you might be a coffee person. But hot chocolate will always be a constant choice for you.  There’s never a person saying no to this heavenly rich drink that goes literally with every type of food. You'll love it with your breakfast, lunch,

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Whether it is morning or a break from work at noon, most of us look for a shot of caffeine that can align our body for rest of the day. For this purpose, coffee has been in business for a long time, but in the last 3 to 4 decades,

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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 of the best

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Coffee is the best source of caffeine that we can consume, and many people indulge in multiple coffees a day to keep their energy levels high. We all know that coffee isn’t the best for our bodies, but do we listen? Nope! We continue to drink the comfortingly warm cups

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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

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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

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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

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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

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