Espresso

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  1. Moka Pot Brewing (Stovetop Espresso)

    Moka Pot Brewing (Stovetop Espresso)

    These are some basic instructions that you will, undoubtedly, adapt and refine to suit your purposes...

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  2. Espresso: Choosing the Right Coffee for Espresso

    Espresso: Choosing the Right Coffee for Espresso

    Usually, an espresso blend must be blended for balance, or particular varietal qualities that would be favorable in a drip coffee might overwhelm the espresso extract.

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  3. Espresso: The Grind

    Espresso: The Grind

    It's often said that a good grinder is the most important piece of equipment for making espresso, and I tend to agree.

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  4. Espresso: Almighty Crema

    Espresso: Almighty Crema

    The presence of crema, the foam on your espresso, means you are in the ballpark ...

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  5. Pasquini Espresso Equipment

    Pasquini Espresso Equipment

    We have decided not to continue stocking the Livia, or other Pasquini items. This page remains here as a snapshot of what we thought about the Livia (still, a very nice espresso machine!)

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  6. Perfect Steamed Milk with the Rancilio Silvia Espresso Machine

    Perfect Steamed Milk with the Rancilio Silvia Espresso Machine

    Tips on how to properly steam milk with the Silvia's steam wand

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  7. The Flair and Rok Compared

    The Flair and Rok Compared

    Here's how these two lever machines stack up against each other.

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  8. Joe Glo, Pallo CoffeeTool Faqs

    Joe Glo, Pallo CoffeeTool Faqs

    Some of the following steps require a commercial or semi-commercial backflushable espresso machine.

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  9. Espresso: Preparing Milk Drinks with Espresso, Steaming Milk

    Espresso: Preparing Milk Drinks with Espresso, Steaming Milk

    There is a unique nutty taste that comes with the fat-espresso interaction, but a key to steamed milk is the sweetening of lactose when it is heated by this technique.

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  10. Compak K3 Elite and K3 Touch

    Compak K3 Elite and K3 Touch

    We think the Compak mills offer a great value for the money, and are really pleased with the results we are getting in the cup.

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  11. Rancilio Silvia Details Page

    Rancilio Silvia Details Page

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  12. Solis Home Espresso Equipment

    Solis Home Espresso Equipment

    Solis is a unique coffee equipment provider because they operate their own manufacturing facility in Switzerland where the company is based.

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  1. Moka Pot Brewing (Stovetop Espresso)

    Moka Pot Brewing (Stovetop Espresso)

    These are some basic instructions that you will, undoubtedly, adapt and refine to suit your purposes...

    Read More
  2. Espresso: Choosing the Right Coffee for Espresso

    Espresso: Choosing the Right Coffee for Espresso

    Usually, an espresso blend must be blended for balance, or particular varietal qualities that would be favorable in a drip coffee might overwhelm the espresso extract.

    Read More
  3. Espresso: The Grind

    Espresso: The Grind

    It's often said that a good grinder is the most important piece of equipment for making espresso, and I tend to agree.

    Read More
  4. Espresso: Almighty Crema

    Espresso: Almighty Crema

    The presence of crema, the foam on your espresso, means you are in the ballpark ...

    Read More
  5. Pasquini Espresso Equipment

    Pasquini Espresso Equipment

    We have decided not to continue stocking the Livia, or other Pasquini items. This page remains here as a snapshot of what we thought about the Livia (still, a very nice espresso machine!)

    Read More
  6. Perfect Steamed Milk with the Rancilio Silvia Espresso Machine

    Perfect Steamed Milk with the Rancilio Silvia Espresso Machine

    Tips on how to properly steam milk with the Silvia's steam wand

    Read More
  7. The Flair and Rok Compared

    The Flair and Rok Compared

    Here's how these two lever machines stack up against each other.

    Read More
  8. Joe Glo, Pallo CoffeeTool Faqs

    Joe Glo, Pallo CoffeeTool Faqs

    Some of the following steps require a commercial or semi-commercial backflushable espresso machine.

    Read More
  9. Espresso: Preparing Milk Drinks with Espresso, Steaming Milk

    Espresso: Preparing Milk Drinks with Espresso, Steaming Milk

    There is a unique nutty taste that comes with the fat-espresso interaction, but a key to steamed milk is the sweetening of lactose when it is heated by this technique.

    Read More
  10. Compak K3 Elite and K3 Touch

    Compak K3 Elite and K3 Touch

    We think the Compak mills offer a great value for the money, and are really pleased with the results we are getting in the cup.

    Read More
  11. Rancilio Silvia Details Page

    Rancilio Silvia Details Page

    Read More
  12. Solis Home Espresso Equipment

    Solis Home Espresso Equipment

    Solis is a unique coffee equipment provider because they operate their own manufacturing facility in Switzerland where the company is based.

    Read More
  13. Espresso: Freshness - Fresh? Too Fresh?

    Espresso: Freshness - Fresh? Too Fresh?

    Over time, I have come to believe that homeroasted espresso needs a lot more age on it before extraction, more so than infusion and drip brewing techniques.

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  14. General La Pavoni Lever Model Espresso Observations From Sweet Maria's

    General La Pavoni Lever Model Espresso Observations From Sweet Maria's

    These are just a list of personal opinions based on my experience ...yours may vary!

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