QotD: The Best Brew

What method do you use to prepare your coffee or tea? 
Submitted by AgentBouche

[![Coffee (drunk)](https://i1.wp.com/adam.tinworth.org.s42723.gridserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/02/6a00d8341da3af53ef013486ad0d9a970c-120pi.jpg?w=525 "Coffee (drunk)")](http://kingdomcome.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8341da3af53ef013486ad0d9a970c-pi "Coffee (drunk)")
[Coffee (drunk)](http://kingdomcome.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8341da3af53ef013486ad0d9a970c-pi "Coffee (drunk)")
I'm a cafetière man, personally.
[![Tassimo](https://i2.wp.com/adam.tinworth.org.s42723.gridserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/02/6a00d8341da3af53ef013486ad0da5970c-120pi.jpg?w=525 "Tassimo")](http://kingdomcome.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8341da3af53ef013486ad0da5970c-pi "Tassimo")
[Tassimo](http://kingdomcome.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8341da3af53ef013486ad0da5970c-pi "Tassimo")
While I'd like one of those several-hundred-quid flash coffee making machines, I (a) can't afford it and (b) don't have the space for one in the current flat. Maybe when we've moved…

My family has all fallen for the charms of the Tassimo, since Mark & Jo bought one for La Taupanne, but I'm less convinced myself. While it makes nice enough coffee, I miss the ritual involved with the French press, and am worried about the environmental impact of all those plastic pods.

Adam Tinworth

Living somewhere in the blogging/journalism intersection, and not particularly bothered about making a choice.

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