Have you noticed them? The wheels that go into the portafilter. That's the puck screen, and if you want to take your espresso to the next level, you need one. I'll explain why, and what they do.
Why not get a lever coffee machine for your home? Read on to find out if making espresso from a lever is what you really want.
"Macchiato" is an Italian word that loosely translates as speckled, dotted - and is commonly used to describe the coffee drink of the same name. If you were to ask a barista what to think of as an espresso macchiato, he'd tell you simply. It's espresso with a few spoonfuls of whipped milk foam.
Unfortunately, not all cafes will serve the real espresso macchiato we're going to talk about today. So let's take a look at what it's all about.
If you're in the coffee world, you've probably come across the term preinfusion. But what is preinfusion, what is it good for and how do you do it? That's what we'll look at in today's article.
Are you one of those people who get confused by the drinks in coffee shops? Do you panic when you come across a million different terms for what is essentially a mixture of coffee, water and milk? You're not alone. You get black coffee. But it may be one of the five drinks. What is it? So what is an Americano?
Temperature stability plays a key role during extraction. In fact, even before the extraction process itself. Unstable temperatures can make coffee preparation very difficult. However, technology in the manufacture of coffee machines has advanced considerably. What criteria should you look for when choosing a coffee machine? Let's take a closer look.
Do you crave espresso even on hot summer days? Try a cold-pressed espresso that is prepared to keep you cool even in high temperatures. Find out with me what makes cold-pressed espresso unique, how it's prepared or what it tastes like.
The photo shows two portafilter cups. Can you find a difference between them or are they the same? This is to entice you to continue reading about something so overlooked and so important to espresso. Espresso filters - let's go over that.
If you prepare coffee at home on a lever coffee machine, a tamper is not missing from your equipment. But what about a coffee distributor?