Although very busy for several months, I decided to take over my blog on coffee. Today, I offer a detailed tutorial, on all the steps that allow me to make a success of my coffees with a levered La Pavoni. You should know that the levered La Pavoni are very “sensitive” machines. That is to… Continue reading Learn to use a La Pavoni, step by step
How to use a Moka pot ?
Moka pot are created at a time when espresso machines were very expensive. They allowed the general public to access, at home, coffee close to espresso. It is actually possible with espresso maker moka pot to have a mousse very close to the cream of an espresso. To get there, you have to use some… Continue reading How to use a Moka pot ?
Roaster coffee VS supermarket coffee
Making good coffees is expensive. You may have had to ask yourself, too, “Why buy coffee beans from a coffee roaster while there are some in supermarkets?” This is a question I will try to answer in my article.
Coffee producing countries: Central America and the West Indies
After introducing you to the coffee producing countries in Africa, I will talk to Central America and the West Indies. Coffee was brought to America in 1720 by Europeans and is considered a founding economic activity in the history of Central America. This commodity has played a very important role in the political, monetary and… Continue reading Coffee producing countries: Central America and the West Indies
Coffee-producing countries: Africa
In Africa and elsewhere, when coffee did not grow naturally in the colonies, their crops were strongly encouraged. In this way, a very large part of the coffee produced in West Africa (which consisted of the French Empire) is Robusta. Because of its ancient conquests, in France we still drink a lot of robustas coffee… Continue reading Coffee-producing countries: Africa
The ecological aberration of capsules (pods) machines
Even before they were marketed, the coffee pods system was already an aberration. Capsules make coffee less good than Italian espresso machines, make coffee more expensive, give less freedom in the choice of coffee and above all, this process is far from ecological. I propose today to look at what their impacts are, the promises of… Continue reading The ecological aberration of capsules (pods) machines
Coffee recipe: Pork loin in coffee
For my small weekly coffee recipe, I decided to offer you this time the recipe of a main dish where you can find coffee. This will change desserts and cupcakes that I usually present. Behind this recipe, we find a partnership between Illy cafes and cook David Toutain. The realization of this dish is of… Continue reading Coffee recipe: Pork loin in coffee
Ecology Coffee: Opening a series of articles
I decided to open a series of articles that will talk about some environmental problems that are associated with the misuse of coffee. You will discover that trivial practices of everyday life can have a much more serious impact than we think. The subjects will not necessarily talk about coffee as such. For example, we… Continue reading Ecology Coffee: Opening a series of articles
The problem of disposable cups
One does not necessarily realize this, but the use of disposable cups has a real ecological impact. There are so many people who use it (and especially not recycle them) that the problem is real.
Making the perfect espresso
Making a good espresso coffee is a real science. And the latter is a real pleasure. Every coffee we make is slightly different and we try to understand the small detail that influenced his coffee, why we found it better. We test different settings of mills, different quantities of coffee, a more or less long… Continue reading Making the perfect espresso