What is Espresso?
The Environmental case for plastic coffee pods!
I often hear that single shot coffee capsules are not good for the environment, because of the energy to grow the beans, make the capsules, brew the coffee, and dispose of the waste. There is an upside however, as plastic capsules turn out to be a more sustainable way of drinking espresso than nearly any other method of making coffee. According to research, recyclable aluminium pods are more environmentally friendly however the lack of recycling facilities in the UK and the greater energy need to produce the aluminium pods in the first place means plastic capsules are surprisingly better after all.
From Affogato to Ristretto : List of the most common coffee drinks
From Affogato to Ristretto: List of most common coffee drinks
I frequently get asked to explain how much water to have with which coffee pod, or what is the difference between an espresso and a ristretto. If fact coffee drink names can be tricky and that's why we decided to collect you an alphabetical list of the coffee drinks you might bump into: