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 recipe: latte caramel coffee
If like me you like creme brulee desserts, I can guarantee you that you like this recipe. It’s easy: You have to prepare a coffee latte and sprinkle it with brown sugar before caramelizing with a torch. You will get a café latte with a layer of caramel on the surface that will give, by… Continue reading Coffee recipe: latte caramel coffee
La Pavoni Lever Machine Owners
It’s been a while since I wanted to introduce the group “The Pavoni Lever Machine Owners“. It is a Facebook group that brings together several thousand users of La Pavoni lever machines from around the world.
Review and test : Lelit 41 TEM PID
Recently passionate about the world of coffee, I decided to take my first steps with a manual espresso machine. I automatically excluded any automatic machine because, precisely, it does everything alone and that my only participation in the ritual of coffee preparation is to press a button. Limited by my budget and after many readings,… Continue reading Review and test : Lelit 41 TEM PID
How is coffee decaffeinated?
I often asked myself this question: how is decaf coffee? After doing my research, I started to ask other questions: is decaffeinated coffee toxic? What is the environmental impact of decaffeination processes? If like me you like to take a decaf from time to time, I think knowing the processes used will interest you. The… Continue reading How is coffee decaffeinated?
The Kopi Luwak: its history, its rarity and its lack of ethics
Produced in Indonesia, the Kopi Luwak is one of the most expensive and rarest cafes in the world. The origin of its rarity comes from the fact that in this part of the world, the fruits of coffee are eaten by a small mammal: the Asian civet. The Civet digests only the pulp of the… Continue reading The Kopi Luwak: its history, its rarity and its lack of ethics
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
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