Category Archives: How To Guides

How to Steam Milk – Our Guide to Milk Steaming

Milk Steaming

Before you can create those wonderful latte art designs you dream of forming on top of your coffee, you need to steam the milk to create the frothy, creamy texture. In this post we break down the steps involved with milk steaming, pinpointing areas which can negatively impact on how your final drink turns out […]

How to Make a Latte Art Rosetta – Casa Espresso Barista Tips

latte art rosetta

Welcome to the first in our new series of Barista tips. We’ll be providing step by step guides and useful information on a variety of coffee making techniques to help those new to the Barista world improve and develop their skills and knowledge. In this post we overview how to draw a Rosetta using professional […]

How to Choose the Right Commercial Coffee Machine

choose right commercial coffee machine

Whether you’re thinking of opening up your own coffee shop or simply want to upgrade your existing espresso machine it’s without doubt the single most important piece of equipment you will buy. With that in mind, it’s essential you get a coffee machine that’s a good fit for your business. The problem is there’s such […]

How To Start A Coffee Shop – Some Top Tips

start a coffee shop

If you are reading this, chances are you have decided to make the leap and join the £5.3billion* coffee market in the UK and open your own coffee business. With independent coffee retailers making up 36.3% of the overall café market in 2011*, indie’s are standing shoulder to shoulder with chain shops on the high […]