Thursday, March 11, 2010

More on Coffee Pods

I tought this article on espresso pods was the perfect follow up to the last article on tips for making a quick cup of coffee.

Make Brewing Easy With Espresso Coffee Pods

Author: Masni Rizal Mansor

For anyone who enjoys coffee and espresso drinks, having to go to your local café every time you want to enjoy a quality drink can be cumbersome and expensive. Equally as cumbersome is the process of making espresso drinks at home. The time it takes you to measure out the espresso, press them into your machine, make your drink and then clean up can be quite cumbersome.

Fortunately for café fiends, there is a middle road between your nearest barista and brewing your own espresso. Espresso coffee pods are a quick way for you to brew quality espresso/coffee drinks without a lot of work or clean up. And they certainly won't break your bank like purchasing a latte every morning on your way to work.

What Is An Espresso Coffee Pod?

Espresso coffee pods are like pre-packaged coffee filters. The espresso or coffee is sandwiched between the filter paper, forming a pod about two inches in diameter. You use them in the same way that you would brew coffee in a traditional home coffee pot, only without the hassle of having to measure out grounds. You just pop the espresso or coffee pod into a compatible machine, and your work is done. Clean up is just as easy, since the only thing you have to do is throw away the espresso/coffee pod and rinse out your machine.


If you already own an espresso machine, you're in luck. Espresso coffee pods are designed to work with your existing equipment, so there's no need to have to purchase anything new. Basically espresso coffee pods are just making the process a lot faster and easier for you. If you don't currently own an espresso machine, and were deterred from making an investment in one because of the work involved, you can now consider owning your own machine and using espresso coffee pods.

With the growing popularity of espresso coffee pods, you should be able to find most of your favorite espressos and coffees available in pod form. Everyone from Nestle to Starbucks has started packaging coffee in this way. Espresso coffee pods save you time, without skimping on quality. You can still brew quality espresso or coffee, and you can enjoy that fact that is has already been packaged for you to brew right away. What are you waiting for? Start enjoying great espresso without all the hard work!

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