How to avoid grounds in my coffee while using a moka pot

Coffee extraction in a Moka pot

Today I present another article on this iconic and traditional coffee maker in our culture; the Moka pot. For some time now, I have been reading some articles where an extra step is used to improve the preparation of the coffee, and many of you have asked me about this. I had never tried this …

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How long does brewed coffee last in good condition?

How long does brewed coffee last in good condition

Of course, drinking freshly brewed coffee will always be the best. But what if our only option is to drink that morning coffee in the afternoon? The coffee community has reached a consensus on the shelf life of roasted coffee beans, but what about the products made from these coffee beans? Generations and generations of …

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What is malt coffee?

Cafe de malta

Malt coffee is a delicious beverage made with roasted barley grains instead of traditional coffee beans. Despite lacking caffeine, this drink offers a flavor and aroma similar to regular coffee, making it a popular choice for those who want to enjoy this brew without experiencing stimulant effects. This beverage is popular worldwide, particularly among communities …

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What are the symbols of Dolce Gusto pods?

Symbols of a Dolce Gusto pod

Coffee pod makers enjoy great popularity today thanks to their efficiency, the high quality of the coffee they prepare, and the simplicity with which they work. In many cases, as with Dolce Gusto coffee makers, we have piping hot coffee in seconds with the push of a single button. And although Dolce Gusto coffee makers …

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Americano vs Long Black. The differences

By adding hot water to an espresso, we obtain an Americano

This article will interest you if you want information about the Americano and Long Black. We will see what these beverages are, how they are prepared, if they are the same or if there is any difference between them. In addition, we will compare them with filtered coffee to better understand their characteristics. Brief history …

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How to obtain a better coffee with the Moka Pot

Cafetera moka italiana

The Moka pot is one of the most classic methods to prepare coffee and is found in almost every coffee lover’s home. However, it is a coffee maker that is loved and hated since it is a percolation method that produces a very intense coffee. With the Moka pot, it is necessary to consider some …

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How to obtain a better coffee with the French press

Prensa Francesa

The French press is an icon in the coffee world. It is very well known, and for many, many years, we have been able to find it everywhere. In addition, it is very popular for being very easy to use, practical, comfortable, super versatile, and something key; it offers consistent results due to its simplicity. …

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Frequently asked questions about coffee roasting

Tostador de café

Many doubts can arise for those entering the world of coffee and learning about the whole roasting process. Below you will find the most frequently asked questions about coffee roasting and their respective answers: Is the water temperature used to make coffee linked to the roasting? If we use a very high temperature for a …

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Is it worth sifting coffee?

Tapa el tamiz una vez añades el café molido

Today I will analyze a coffee sifter or coffee sieve, a very interesting instrument for coffee fanatics like me. My sifter is made by kruve and has a bamboo lid and three levels where the coffee will be distributed. The first two levels are where we will be able to interchange the metal meshes to …

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Questions and answers about coffee

Preguntas y respuestas sobre el café

In this article, I will answer some of the most common questions that readers of this blog often ask me. I will also confirm or deny some of the most famous myths about coffee. Frequently asked questions about coffee and some myths To make it easier to understand, I have oriented all the questions to …

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What does it mean to dream of coffee?

Tomar café en compañía

Coffee is a popular beverage around the world, and it’s not uncommon for it to appear in our dreams. But what does dreaming about coffee mean? In this article, we’ll explore some of the possible interpretations of dreaming about coffee and its relation to our daily life. Generally, dreaming about coffee can mean that something …

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Can coffee be heated in the microwave?

Café en el microondas

Welcome to this new article, where I will talk about the science of heating coffee in a microwave. For a long time, there have been a lot of preconceived ideas about microwaving coffee; it has been said that microwaves can cause cancer, that they cause your coffee to become very bitter, that microwaving coffee is …

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When coffee gets cold, can it be reheated?

Café reposado

hen my coffee gets cold? Can it be reheated? Is there any way to preserve it? What is the best way to keep it warm? I think it has happened to all of us at some time when we have prepared a delicious coffee. We want to wait until the temperature drops a little bit …

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What is the best vegetable milk for coffee?

Cappuccino con leche de almendras hecha en casa

milk. As I told you in the article where I made a cappuccino with almond milk in the French press, I was introduced to vegetable milk many years ago in a country where all the coffee shops offered different types of options when choosing your coffee. Among the options were almond milk, soy milk, oat …

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What is the best coffee in the world?

Café Kopi Luwak

lking about the finest coffee in the world is a bold undertaking, as individual preferences and tastes influence it. Crowning the best coffee in the world is a contentious issue and will always remain so. Nevertheless, I will put forth my perspective on the matter. Determining the ultimate coffee is challenging as it varies from …

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How many calories are in a coffee?

Calorías café

An espresso coffee, without milk or sugar, contains between 0 and 0.3 kilocalories. As brewed coffee consists only of water passed through dry and ground coffee beans, this beverage has an insignificant amount of calories. Calories (cal) are the unit of measurement we use to quantify the energy contained in food where a gram of …

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How to start drinking coffee and enjoy its natural flavor

Coffee adaptation curve

Today I want to “teach you” how to drink coffee, and although it sounds like a fairly easy task, in reality, it is not. When I talk about drinking coffee, I mean appreciating its magnificent natural characteristics. Coffee is a great beverage with many health benefits, such as reducing the risk of heart disease. In …

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17 nervige dinge, die kunden dem barista nicht antun sollten

Evita hacer enfadar a un barista

Haben Sie sich schon einmal gefragt, wie oft wir, ohne es zu merken, die Barista, die uns im Café bedient, verärgert haben? Manchmal verhalten wir uns ohne böse Absicht unangemessen und verstecken uns hinter dem Spruch “der Kunde hat immer Recht”. In diesem Artikel habe ich eine kurze Liste von Handlungen zusammengestellt, die Sie vermeiden …

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17 annoying things customers should stop doing to the barista

Evita hacer enfadar a un barista

¿Have you ever wondered how many times, without realizing it, we have annoyed the barista who serves us at the coffee shop? Sometimes, without bad intentions, we behave inappropriately and hide behind the phrase “the customer is always right”. In this article, I’ve compiled a brief list of actions that should be avoided to prevent …

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How to recognize a good barista? 4 key points

Cómo reconocer a un buen barista

Although many people can prepare a cup of coffee, a barista can transform a common beverage into a unique sensory experience. Apart from knowing how to prepare a perfect cup of coffee, a good barista can create a cozy and pleasant atmosphere in the coffee shop. Coffee shops are present in every corner of our …

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3 Legends about coffee you need to know

Leyendas del café

Coffee is a beverage that has conquered the entire world, but ¿how did this delicious infusion come about? Despite the studies and the technical information gathered, its origin remains a mystery shrouded in legends and myths. In this article, I present the most famous and curious stories about the discovery of coffee so that you …

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