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How To: Basic Espresso Technique - Dialing in Grind Size

Learn how to dial in coffee grind size for making espresso. Marc from Whole Latte love shows you a basic technique for setting grind size to make good espresso. Learn about dosing weight, tamping, how to determine if a machine needs a flush prior to making espresso and how to flush a semi-automatic machine if required.

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Espresso Single Dose Tamper Trick with Ceado Grinders

Learn how to stop "Popcorning" of coffee beans when grinding single dose without a bean hopper in Ceado espresso coffee grinders. Marc from WholeLatteLove.com shows you a cool way to use a tamper with a Ceado grinder when grinding for single dose without the bean hopper.

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How to Choose an Espresso Tamper

Learn how to choose an espresso tamper. Marc from WholeLatteLove.com covers what you need to know when selecting from various types of tampers including flat and convex shaped heads. Plus, learn about Marc's favorite tamper, customizable tampers and options for those with a limited budget.

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The Importance of Espresso Tampers

Choosing a quality tamper is often overlooked as an important consideration of brewing good espresso. I like to think that brewing espresso is a lot like a science experiment. You have many variables that need to be adjusted or altered so that you are able to brew the best shot possible. Tamping is a key part of making that great shot of espresso, and a quality tamper can contribute to your success.

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Choosing a Tamper

Purchasing a great quality tamper puts you on the way to making the perfect espresso shot. Morgan from Whole Latte Love gives you some quick tips to help you choose a tamper that fits your needs.

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