The Italian tradition want that coffee for the espresso is a blend, a merging of different types of coffees. Every roaster has his secret recipe. Why do we blend? What are the secrets of a coffee blend? How does the blending process take place? Arabica or Robusta?
Roasting is one of the fundamental stages in processing coffee beans. Let’s discover the roasting process, how the green coffee beans physically and chemically transform, as well as the roasting profiles and how much they influence the final result in the cup.
A skilled barista’s hand is essential for a quality espresso. The preparation of the perfect espresso begins with the choice of the right beans coffee blend and it’s completed with the control and maintenance of the coffee machine and the grinder.
In preparing the espresso, many variables contribute to the cup’s final quality result: more than the right beans coffee blend, the barista’s hand and the espresso coffee machine are essential. Let’s discover the world behind the espresso coffee machine, how it is made and how it works.
For Italians, drinking coffee is a sensory experience that involves not only smell and taste but also feeling, emotion, memory and pleasure. Let's discover how to experiment a different way to drink the Moka coffee flavoring it with spices.
Between espresso and Moka coffee, choosing which one is best depends on us. But the charm and simplicity of the Moka are undeniable. Let's find out what makes the Moka Pot, its features, how to proceed with the preparation and how important it is to choose the right type of ground coffee in order to obtain a perfect Moka coffee.
In order to fully enjoy a quality coffee experience, the espresso cup must be selected with care. Let’s discover the characteristics of the perfect cup for the perfect espresso.
From taster’s evaluations to the cup at the coffee shop, here are tips and helpful advice to recognize and make the perfect espresso! Taste-testing and sensory analysis, plus a checklist for maintaining the quality control of your coffee.
"Cappuccino and cornetto" is the classic Italian breakfast. Let’s discover how to determine whether the cappuccino has been prepared correctly and how to recognize a good cornetto.
Italian cappuccino and latte art are icons of Italy worldwide. Here’s how to choose the perfect coffee blend.