Friday, April 15, 2011

Espresso Basics


There are four M's of Espresso.
Miscela (coffee blend), Macinacaffe (grinder),  Macchina (espresso machine) and Mano (skills of a barista).


When all these nuanced variables are met, we can then produce great espresso.

12 comments:

  1. Interesting post, a few days ago there was a nice documentary about grinding coffee...didn't know it was that complex !
    Keep up the good work, following.

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  2. I like espressos, can't make one though

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  3. i feel like a hipster for watching that...

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  4. Holy freaking cow! had no idea it was so... involved! so many steps for just a tiny cup of super condensed coffee. but tasty!

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  5. I will show my newly learned espresso skills to your mum! following!

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  6. Just love espressos, I usually order double espresso =)

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  7. cool, didnt really know about how these are made

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