Wish you could have that delicious cup of café-style coffee at home? Well, the good news is that you can do just that! Here’s what you need to know.

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High-Quality Beans

Coffee beans that are fresh and full of flavour are key. If you have a grinder at home, you can buy freshly roasted beans and grind them yourself or use special ground coffee instead. When looking for such coffee beans Sri Lanka has to offer, consider products such as Dallmayr known for its fresh flavours.

Proper Equipment

The right equipment makes a world of difference and you get surprisingly affordable ones for homes too. Apart from grinders and coffee machines, coffee solutions partners such as Fits Retail offer capsule machines that make an ideal choice; you can buy a variety of capsules be it for a Lungo or an espresso.

Coffee to Water Ratio

Getting the coffee to water ratio just right is something you will need to practice and keep in mind that coffee blends can be of varying density and size. Rather than the volume, the weight of the coffee comes into play; use a small scale to measure the coffee you need and work on getting the balance right.

The Kind of Water

The water used to make coffee affects the final flavour as well. Avoid tap water and consider bottled or filtered water for a better taste and as mentioned earlier, figure out the right ratio for the amount of coffee being used. Additionally, ensure the water is properly heated too, ideally between 195 and 205°F.