How to make coffee without a coffee maker

This is a public service announcement.

Life is already cruel enough without having to drink instant coffee. But people still persist in serving the muck.

One excuse that riles me is not having a coffee maker. You don’t need one. You can make perfectly excellent coffee without a cafetière, percolator, filter machine or hideously expensive electric coffee maker.

You simply need these things:

  • A heatproof jug
  • A strainer
  • A kettle
  • A mug
  • Ground coffee.

That’s it. With these five things you can make sublime coffee in a matter of minutes. So chuck away your instant and see how it’s done.  Continue reading