Amy Hyslop

I am the designer and content manager of The Coffee Folk. I love going on adventures with the kids, tracking down the best cafes, and coffee at the beach.

Frappuccino Feature

What is a Frappuccino?

If you are a Starbucks fan, you likely already know what a Frappuccino is, but for those who aren’t, a Frappuccino is a chilly coffee drink. It consists of coffee, milk, blended ice, and whipped cream with various syrups and sauces added.  A Starbucks Frappuccino has a mild coffee taste but will still give a …

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Normcore Grinder

The past few years have seen considerable advances in making coffee more accessible, and the Normcore manual coffee grinder v2 is another step in this direction. The Normcore grinder offers superb value for money, coming in at under $100. And the remarkable thing is it does this without compromising on quality. The Normcore punches above …

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Espresso coffee

Espresso vs Coffee

If you are new to the coffee scene, you may be wondering what the difference is between espresso and coffee. The words roll off the tongues of coffee lovers, but people seldom slow down to explain exactly what they mean and what the difference is.  We have written this quick guide to introduce the key …

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How to Descale Keurig

Modern coffee machines like Keurig coffee makers have made our mornings quicker, easier, and more convenient. But if you don’t want to ruin your machine, you should routinely maintain and clean it. Descaling is a common cleaning practice for all varieties of coffee makers, not just Keurig models.  Let’s talk about what descaling is and …

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Keurig K-Elite

Keurig K Elite Review

The Keurig K Elite is one of Keurig’s higher-end, single serve coffee makers. This particular model is highly programmable and customizable. However, is it worth the cost?  Continue reading to discover how the Keurig K Elite performs in appearance, programmability, brewing experience, and cleanup.  Keurig K Elite Appearance The Keurig K Elite is a sophisticated …

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Keurig 2.0

If you’re a coffee connoisseur, a cafe casual, or anywhere in between, you have probably heard of the Keurig coffee maker before. When they first came out, Keurig did for coffee what the Kindle did for reading: making the user’s experience easy, efficient, and sleek.  Keurig seemed to revolutionize the coffee game with their K …

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