How to brew espresso coffee

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.

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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;

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Proper cappuccino

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

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