How to brew espresso
Espresso conquered the world many years ago, and has since enjoyed great popularity. In addition to espresso as a standalone beverage, it should be noted and those that are prepared on the basis of: Americano, latte, cappuccino, mocha and many others.
What is espresso
Espresso – this is a coffee drink that is prepared by forcing hot water under high pressure through powdered coffee beans. Preparing this coffee only in the special coffee maker (espresso machine), and his birthplace is Italy, where it was invented this device. And, so came to the liking of the inhabitants of the Apennines this coffee is that today there is a national Institute of Italian espresso.
Scientists of the research center have developed specific criteria that must be met for perfect espresso:
The amount of coffee per Cup – 7G;
The amount Continue reading
Many of you probably remember the article “the French press: a special investigation”. we reviewed the history of the French press, the main approaches to the preparation of coffee and drew conclusions about the importance of using stone grinder.
However, what was missing in the above article is an illustrated step by step instructions on cooking a tasty and fragrant Cup of coffee in a French press. In this article, I decided to share how I make coffee in the French press.
This material will be of good help for those who first encounters with the French press and the Foundation for your future independent experiments. Because only you yourself will come to best for you dosage, preparation time, and other variables.
To make coffee in a French press is easy. Much harder to make a good tasting Cup of coffee. The result is influenced by several factors, about which I would like to mention at once.
The basis for a true cappuccino is all the rules of the espresso and milk froth steam the machine to a certain temperature and consistency.
Cappuccino is a drink of Capuchins
Today, cappuccino is the most popular and best-selling
coffee drink Russian coffee shops, restaurants and cafes, and it is home to Sunny Italy. The color palette combination of coffee and milk is associated with brown robes of the monks of the Capuchin – hence the name of the drink ( cappuccio in Italian – “hood”, a cappuccino -“nasturtium”).
On another, more popular legend, cappuccino invented by Capuchin monks of a monastery in the North of Rome. They, like all ascetics, were deprived of many earthly pleasures, so enjoy coffee with milk was allowed a small consolation. To get more foam, the drink began to shake up, but the foam was unstable. And then remembered the coffee with frothed cream. But this coffee is hot, and add the cream Continue reading