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Brew Guides

How to use a Cafetière & French Press

Learn how to brew the perfect cafetière with fresh ground filter coffee from Artisan Coffee Co. A staple in most homes, the cafetière is reliable and easy to use, and the perfect choice when brewing for a group or to enjoy on your own. Follow our simple visual guide to learn how to use a cafetière and make the best French Press filter coffee you have ever tasted.

recipe

RECIPE

Makes 4 cups

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED

Cafetière

Kettle

Digital Scale

Timer

Stir Spoon

INGREDIENTS

2 x 15g Artisan Coffee Co. Ground Coffee Sachets

500g/ml Filtered Water

BREW TIME

5 Minutes

01

Before getting started, gather all your equipment into one place.

 

Boil 500g/ml of filtered water.

 

 

Artisan coffee co cafetière & french press brew guide gather equipment boil water
02

Place the cafetière onto the scale. Empty both packets of ground coffee into the cafetière then zero the scales.

 

Artisan coffee co cafetière & french press brew guide scales empty packets zero
03

Add 500g/ml of filtered water, just off the boil. Make sure to saturate all the grounds. Set the timer to 4 minutes and press start.

 

Artisan coffee co cafetière & french press brew guide pour filtered water off the boil saturate grounds timer
04

Place the lid of the plunger onto the pot, but do not plunge. The lid is just to keep the heat in.

 

Artisan coffee co cafetière & french press brew guide place lid plunger keep heat in
05

When the timer goes off, remove the lid and give your coffee a good stir for 5 seconds. Allow the water to settle, and then use a spoon to remove the foam & any coffee grounds floating on the surface to achieve a cleaner cup of coffee.

 

Artisan coffee co cafetière & french press brew guide timer goes off remove lid stir water settle remove foam
06

Place the lid of the plunger back onto the pot - once again resisting the urge to plunge - and allow the coffee to brew for a further minute. Then gently push down on the plunger and stop just before it touches the coffee grounds.

 

Artisan coffee co cafetière & french press brew guide plunger lid brew further minute push down grounds
07

Serve immediately for the ultimate ground coffee experience.

 

Artisan coffee co cafetière & french press brew guide serve immeditaley pour cup

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