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which type of milk frother is best

What type of milk frother is the best?

When talking about milk frothers it can become a little confusing as there are four different types to choose from. Which one is best for you depends on the volume…

Milk Frother! Yes or No

Is it worth buying a milk frother?

Popular traditional coffee drinks such as cappuccino and latte are made with a layer of foamy milk. If you want to recreate these frothy coffees in your own home, you…

stovetop milk frothers

8 tips on how to use a stovetop milk frother

They aren’t the most popular or common types of milk frother but coffee lovers who use stovetop frothers absolutely swear by them. And, if you want a more authentic, creamy…

Coffee machine options

Alternatives to barista style coffee machines

Many serious coffee aficionados will aspire to owning a barista machine. In some ways it’s possibly like an economy car owner wishing for a Porsche. But is the extra performance…

milk frother videos

Milk frother videos

Unfortunately I’ve got a face for radio, an East Yorkshire accent and the camera really isn’t my friend. That said I’ve roped in a friend or two and we’re making…

why isn't my milk frother frothing

Why isn’t my milk frother frothing?

There is good and bad news here. It’s obviously not great if your milk frother isn’t frothing. But the good news is that it can only be for one of…

Can you use a milk frother for matcha tea?

Can you use a milk frother for matcha tea?

It’s an easy question to answer. Yes you can use a milk frother with matcha tea and it definitely adds an extra dimension to the drink. It’s not often we…

How To Make Latte Art

How to make latte art: What is barista art?

Latte art, barista art, coffee art – append ‘art’ to anything vaguely to do with coffee design and it’s all one and the same thing. But let’s stick with latte…

how to use a milk frother thermometer

How to use a milk frother thermometer

For many coffee users and milk frother owners a thermometer is a redundant piece of kit. Automatic espresso machines and electric frothers take the guesswork out of heating coffee and…

Making barista coffee at home a step by step guide

Making barista coffee at home: a step-by-step guide to the process and equipment you need

Come on, admit it. We’ve all seen those baristas in Starbucks or those cool guys (usually with beards) and girls (hopefully without beards) in YouTube videos energetically wiping down a…

can i use a milk frother with instant coffee

Can I use a milk frother with instant coffee?

Yes we all love the taste of fresh coffee. We even enjoy the performance of choosing the beans, grinding, brewing and frothing. But sometimes, most times for many of us,…

who invented frothy coffee

Who invented frothy coffee?

While you’re sat sipping your cappuccino in the morning or standing quietly seething in the long line at Starbucks on the way to work; do you ever ask yourself, “Who…