9 Tips for Making the Best Coffee | Minas Espresso Inc.

9 Tips for Making the Best Coffee at Home

Do you ever find your coffee tasting bitter? Or something just doesn’t seem right? Life is way too short to settle on a mediocre cup of coffee. Why not learn how to make the best instead? Here are nine tips on making the best coffee, right in the comfort of your home. 1. Use Fresh Beans This tip goes without saying! The fresher the bean, the fresher ...

27August
2019
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6 Coffee Recipes to Celebrate National Coffee Milkshake Day | Minas Espresso

6 Coffee Recipes to Celebrate National Coffee Milkshake Day

July 26 th is National Coffee Milkshake Day. Its origins are unknown, but I think we all know it’s a nice excuse to enjoy a cold, creamy coffee milkshake on a hot summer day. Since we all know about the standard chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla milkshakes, why not do a world tour for a change of pace? Take some coffee drink ideas from around the world a ...

26July
2019
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3 Coffee Recipes to Celebrate National Ice Cream Month | Minas Espresso

3 Coffee Recipes to Celebrate National Ice Cream Month

It’s the law! Every third Sunday in July is National Ice Cream Day, held in celebration of National Ice Cream Month. President Ronald Reagan signed into public law on July 9, 1984 with Presidential Proclamation 5219 the month of July to be “National Ice Cream Month,” and July 15, 1984 as “National Ice Cream Day.” Why not celebrate the occasion by making s ...

21July
2019
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3 Recipes to Celebrate National Donut Day | Minas Espresso Inc.

3 Recipes to Celebrate National Donut Day

In Chicago in 1938, The Salvation Army created an event to honor those members who served doughnuts to soldiers during the First World War. Succeeding this event, National Donut Day is on the first Friday of June each year. It’s a good thing that coffee and donuts go together like peanut butter and jelly! Since National Donut Day is approaching fast ...

03June
2019
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3 Ways to Grind Coffee If You Don’t Have a Coffee Grinder | Minas Espresso Inc.

3 Ways to Grind Coffee If You Don’t Have a Coffee Grinder

Have you ever wanted to grind coffee at home, but you don’t own a coffee grinder? Maybe you ordered a bag of ground coffee or picked up a bag at the grocery store, only to discover when you get home that you have ended up with whole coffee beans instead (hey, it happens!). If this happens to you again or you don’t happen to own a coffee grinder but ...

21May
2019
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How to Be Your Own Barista at Home | Minas Espresso Inc.

How to Be Your Own Barista at Home

Do you fancy yourself a coffee connoisseur? Do you love the idea of having a gourmet coffee at home, but don’t know where to start? There are some very simple ways you can make your coffee the way baristas do at the shop. Here are the key steps to becoming your own barista at home. The Tools You Will Need These are the basic coffee tools that every ...

13May
2019
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3 Tasty Easter Coffee Recipes Worth Trying | Minas Espresso Inc.

3 Tasty Easter Coffee Recipes Worth Trying

Who says you can’t drink coffee festively at Easter? You can now if you’d like! Kids seem to have all of the fun with collecting Easter eggs—why not extend that sense of fun and enjoyment (and chocolate) to the adults? Here are three tasty Easter coffee recipes for you to try. Marshmallow Bunny Mocha 2 shots of prepared espresso 10 oz of either toaste ...

19April
2019
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2 Coffee Cake Recipes for National Coffee Cake Day | Minas Espresso Inc.

2 Coffee Cake Recipes for National Coffee Cake Day

It’s not really known how this day came to exist, but it’s here regardless and we couldn’t be happier! National Coffee Cake Day is celebrated on April 7 th every year. Traditionally, coffee cake does not have coffee in it. Rather, it is a cake intended to be eaten while enjoying your daily cup of joe, or it’s meant to be served to guests around a coffee ...

01April
2019
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Latte Art 101: How to Draw a Heart at Home | Minas Espresso Inc.

Latte Art 101: How to Draw a Heart at Home

Like the way the barista makes a pretty design with your steamed milk in your latte? Learn to do it at home without having to own an espresso machine. Step 1. Making the Coffee Espresso or a stronger coffee is recommended, so that the milk cuts into it. If you don’t have an espresso maker, here’s how you can make stronger coffee with your drip coffee m ...

22March
2019
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4 Irish Coffee Recipes—Just in Time for St. Patrick’s Day! | Minas Espresso Inc.

4 Irish Coffee Recipes—Just in Time for St. Patrick’s Day!

The Irish coffee, while traditionally served with alcohol such as whiskey, can also come without the alcohol if you want to celebrate your Irish heritage but minus the booze. Whether you want the alcohol or not, we’ve got you covered for your St. Patrick’s Day coffee needs. These four Irish coffee recipes are sure to be delightful even after the main ho ...

13March
2019
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