Get the right coffee grind with Kitchen Warehouse.
Unless you are using a nespresso, grinding your own coffee directly before you brew will produce the most aromatic flavours.
Your coffee machine will require a different type of grind to your neighbours plunger or your flatmates espresso maker, so make sure you select the right coffee beans with this easy guide.
Ground size: Coarse grounds
Looks like: Separate chunks, similar to large salt crystals
Grinding Time: 8 – 10 seconds
Notes: If you use too fine a grind, it will be difficult to plunge and coffee grinds can end up in the coffee
Ground size: Medium
Looks like: Gritty texture similar to coarse sand.
Grinding Time: 10 – 15 seconds
Notes: the medium grind allows water to seep through while collecting the full essence of the coffee.
Ground size: Fine
Looks like: Smooth texture similar to table salt
Grinding Time: Approx 30 seconds
Notes: Espresso is a rich, strong coffee and needs the finest grind to extract the fullest essence.
Times are for electric grinders.