It’s not difficult to describe the process of making perfect milk for coffee drinks, but the main idea lies in practice and conscious actions. I’ve been studying the properties of milk for 6 years, and I can tell you that it’s a very exciting and vivid process. Several years ago baristas took into account only the amount of fat in cow milk and how to steam it to make a … [Read more...] about Perfect Milk for Coffee Beverage
A moka pot is my favorite method of brewing coffee at home, which is typically Italian. It’s very romantic, and you can see it in many films of the 1960s by Federico Fellini and other directors. The moka pot was invented by Luigi di Ponti in 1933 and later produced by Alfonso Bialetti who made it popular all around the globe. Ponti called the pot “Moka Express.” The original … [Read more...] about How to Make Coffee with Moka Pot
Espresso is a very important drink that originated in Italy in 1901. It’s the base for many coffee drinks, so it’s important to talk about it. There are contradictory opinions about the meaning of the word. If we take Italian interpretation, it means a short and concentrated drink. According to Wikipedia, espresso is an Italian coffee beverage that is made with the help of an … [Read more...] about What Is Espresso & Espresso-Based Drink?
There are many alternative methods of making the perfect cup of coffee, and all of them are suitable to use at home. What does the word “alternative” mean in this case? It means a coffee brewing method different from a traditional Italian one – making coffee in an espresso machine. For Italians, alternative coffee brewing equipment is a legendary moka pot. I wrote about it in … [Read more...] about Alternative Methods of Brewing Coffee
Not long ago, I realized that I’m a fan of Ukrainian, British, and Italian traditions. In terms of coffee, as a barista, I will emphasize Italian coffee traditions, which are milestones of our coffee world. Modern coffee culture dates back to the beginning of the 20th century when the world’s first espresso machine was invented by Luigi Bezzera in 1901. A little bit later, in … [Read more...] about Best Italian Coffee Traditions