Although many people may think that it is hard to make coffee the way they like it, they would perhaps be surprised how easy it can be with a good bean –to-cup coffee maker. Black Hearts Coffee has a website which describes some of these machines and explains how easy it is to use them to produce a cup of coffee exactly how you like it best. It is believed, with good reason, that the fresher the coffee beans are, the better tasting the cup of coffee is and so for this reason, many people do not enjoy instant coffee, thinking that it is relatively tasteless compared to a cup of coffee made from freshly ground beans. An added advantage of grinding your own beans, apart from ensuring the coffee is fresh, is that you can choose the beans that you use. Today, coffee beans are grown to sell in many different countries and often each individual country grows its own uniquely tasting beans. Apart from coffee beans from one country tasting different from the beans from another, often where the beans are grown in a country can make a difference to their taste too. Although coffee beans have traditionally been grown in highlands, lowland coffee beans are now being grown in some countries and are starting to appeal to the taste of some coffee drinkers.
Bean-to-cup coffee machines are often convenient and easy to use with some even coming with a self-cleaning feature. Some of these machines may have an automatic milk adding feature whilst others require that you buy a manual milk adding attachment but either way, once you have either one of these milk adding devices, you can choose from a cappuccino, espresso or latte, all made at home with the minimum of effort. If you had in the past relied on someone like Starbucks to provide you with your favourite tasting coffee, with a bean-to-cup coffee machine, you can make that coffee yourself for a fraction of the cost. Apart from automatic milk adding devices and self-cleaning features, these bean-to-cup coffee makers may have additional features such as allowing you to decide between finely round or coarsely ground coffee beans, deciding the strength of the cup of coffee you want and a variety of nozzles allowing you easily fill a mug or the smallest of espresso cups. One of the most liked features that are available on some of the bean-to-cup coffee makers is the user profile feature. This is a feature that allows the machine to remember exactly how you like your coffee so that it can automatically make it again the next time. Sometimes these features can allow for more than one user profile to be saved which means you can enjoy one certain type of coffee in the morning before work and then a different type of coffee when you return home in the evening, all at the touch of a button and nothing comes even close to being as easy and convenient as that.