Over the last few years, latte art has been a very popular topic in the espresso world. While it is not necessarily an important aspect of espresso, it adds your own personal touch to your drink. Mastering latte art can sometimes be a challenge.
Making all your favorite espresso drinks from your own home can be a rewarding experience. Being an espresso lover with your very own espresso machine is something that has popped up in your dreams many times. With the holidays right around the corner, you might want to consider putting an espresso machine on your Wish List. Since some machines come with a high price tag, you will have to convince your loved ones that you absolutely need one. Continue reading
Creating the perfect espresso shot is one only one part of the equation when it comes to making delicious drinks from the comfort of your home. Another part is knowing how to mix that espresso shot into milk to make the perfect drink. This is especially true when it comes to making your own iced espresso. Having the best-iced espresso can turn anyone’s day around. It is good in the summer and even in cold weather. There is really not a bad time to have a flawlessly made iced drink. Continue reading
Having the best espresso machine makes it easy for you to be able to create the perfect espresso shots. But depending on which type of machine that you have you might need to take the time to find the best settings in order to make a good espresso. The process of making espresso shots is an elaborate and complex task.
A Moka pot is a stovetop coffee maker that in some cases can also be an electric coffee maker. This version of a coffee maker was first introduced in 1933, by the Italian inventor Luigi De Ponti. It was then quickly put into production by Alfonso Bialetti, who coined the name ‘moka express’. This stove top coffee brewing system is typically used in Europe and Latin America.
Italians are best known for pretty much inventing how the world sees espresso. Everything from the lingo to the creation of the first steam-driven espresso machine. Over the years foreigners have attempted to dress up the espresso shot by making it into a fancy milkshake.But Italians strongly believe that espresso should stay traditional. For them having an espresso is a big part of their lifestyle, especially since they will have an espresso several times throughout the day.