Author: Elen Stone

My Amazing Coffee Discoveries During My Trip To Vietnam

Thinking about Coffee you will probably start dreaming of the exotic Brazil, Colombia, or even Ethiopia. Right and wrong!!! Brazil is really the hugest coffee producer in the world. Travelling 5 weeks in Vietnam I discovered that Vietnam is the world’s second largest coffee beans exporter today in the planet. Unbelievable!!! In the 1990s, Coffee production in Vietnam grew by 15%-32% every year. In the coffee industry now work about 3 million people, with coffee beans grown on half a million smallholdings of two to three acres each of them. Coffee production has been a main source of income...

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Coffee Without “Coffee Crema”? (part 2)

The perfect crema as a guide to the perfect espresso – and it’s true!!! This change of perspective makes one thing clear: a barista beware not so on the crema because they want the perfect coffee foam. He tries to create the perfect crema because they want the perfect espresso. Only if all components of the espresso preparation play together optimally then and only then can an optimal coffee extraction take place, which is the reason for the optimal crema. But what does this optimum crema look like? The basic rules of the coffee crema: 1. Hazelnut brown color...

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Coffee Without “Coffee Crema”? (Part 1)

How Important is the Espresso Foam Really for Me and for all Espresso Lovers in The Whole World? “The crema is the most important part of a good coffee.” or “The coffee crema has to pass the biscuit test.” I beg your pardon? “The crema at the first gives coffee’s taste.” For real? Sometimes you could get the impression that everything in the coffee world is all about the coffee-crema. You see this word permanently not only in coffee advisers for the coffee preparation, but you hear it in very serious Coffee-shops and the term has now taken something...

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The Super Tasty French Connection Coffee Drink and Cocktails

Café amore Oh la la! The French Connection Coffee Drink is yummy, creamy and sometimes sweet (depending on the amount of the Amaretto liquor in it)! Generally, the French connection series of cocktails are made with Cognac and Amaretto. You can love and enjoy this soothing combination straight if you like or mix it into a cup of strong, black coffee even into a double aromatic and strong espresso to create the French connection coffee, otherwise known as the Café Amore. You can adjust the proportion of the two spirits for this coffee recipe. The more amaretto you pour, the...

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Creating an Amazing Hot White Russian Winter Coffee Cocktail

Winter Time. Ooh… this cool season! Everybody is trying to remain warm. And maybe (just maybe) you’d also like a nice warm-you-from-the-inside-out cocktail with a little bit alcohol? How does a Hot White Russian Winter Coffee Cocktail sound? Trust me… it sounds and tastes really good!!! Especially if you like rich coffee laced with a wee bit of Kahlua and Vodka and topped off with a splash of comforting warm whipped cream. Yes, it’s amazing! And here’s a tip… whether you’re planning a get together event or a cool weather garden party, or resting few hours in your winter garden...

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Our Mission And Hobby

We are alwayssearching for high-quality coffee beans and a cup with excellent coffee. Our hobby and “mission” is: Testingblack coffee, cappuccino, espresso, latte macchiato and other special creations. We are using whole coffee beans and create new recipes for coffee gourmets. Sometimes,we test Nespressocoffee capsules or capsules from other brands. Wetaste their different variations and inform you about the best of them.

We always looking forward to findnew coffee lovers& fans which want to learn more about the amazing world of coffee.!


Here I present you Melitta Caffeo CI 970-101, a fully automatic coffee machine which is small and solid. The CI in the name means: “Coffee Intelligence”.


In this review today you can see the results of the Siemens automatic coffee machine EQ.6 700 tests.

Saeco Incanto

Today I tested the Saeco Incanto automatic coffee machine and here are my experiences with this device.


With the “One Touch” function, just a press of a button, it prepares one or two drinks very fast and easy.


It’s time again to present you a new test, I finished recently, with the fully automatic coffee machine Bosch veroAroma 700.