How to make the perfect cafetiere coffee

Enjoying a freshly brewed cafetiere of ground coffee should be a relaxing affair, but quite frankly there are a number of things to get right before you get to the sipping stage! To make the most of your favourite Percol ground coffee, we’ve put together a few helpful tips for preparing the perfect cafetiere.1. Swish some hot water around the cafetiere to warm it up.2. Use one or two dessert spoons of coffee per cup, depending on how strong you like it.3. Boil the kettle and wait 15 seconds before filling the cafetiere. Using freshly boiled water can scald the coffee and affect the flavour.4. Put the plunger on top and leave for 2 minutes, then press down about a third of the way before lifting back up. This will ensure that the saturated coffee particles sink to the bottom, and the rest of the coffee has a chance to be suitably drenched to release as much flavour as possible.5. Wait a further minute before plunging completely.6. Voila! Add milk and sugar to taste and savour every sip.

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