I had fun trying to create a little clip to show my little morning ritual of when I make coffee. The video is amateur but I try to show the course of things. Do not hesitate to tell me what you think. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZdTxfG0rf8 By the way, make this video made me want to try… Continue reading My morning ritual
Towards the end of the XVIe century, stories (more and more frequent) of travelers and botanists on this new plant reach Europe from the Middle East. European merchants are starting to take an interest in this commodity. Already trading with the Middle East, the Venetians succeed in the early 1600s to bring the first bags… Continue reading History: the spread of coffee in the world
As I explained briefly in my previous article (which explains how to recover the pressure of extraction on a lever machine), it is possible to know the water temperature of a boiler by measuring the water pressure. Example of a double pressure gauge found in some coffee machines. Top: boiler pressure, bottom: pressure during extraction.… Continue reading How to convert the pressure of a manometer to temperature?
The Pavoni is one of the last Italian brands that still manufacture lever-coffee machines today. The design of the machine is sturdy and simple. A boiler is connected to a piston. This is operated using a lever by the user to create the pressure. Owning this machine myself, I will give you my “personal protocol”… Continue reading How to use a “La Pavoni” lever machin