Coffee. Boiling water. Milk.
Job done, surely?
Despite the UK's new-found addiction to heaven's black nectar, we still have a woeful understanding of how to make a good cup of coffee (hint: NEVER use instant, you monster).
But help is at hand, in the form of these ten tips from Head of Innovation at Lavazza UK Dave Cutler - a man who knows his Robusta from his Arabica.
From the perfect water temperature to the ideal grinds, prepare to perfect the art of coffee making.