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
A few months ago I told you in this article about the different accessories that exist for La Pavoni coffee machines. Quickly, I explained the advantage there is by taking accessories (tamper and “coffee distributor”) with a diameter of 51.5 mm instead of 51mm (more easily found on the market). I recently learned that BPlus,… Continue reading Update of the “La Pavoni” kit of BPlus
La Pavoni coffee machines are extremely durable. They have a very good design, but like any machine, you have to maintain it. I had already talked a little about it in this article, when I started with my La Pavoni. Today I will complete my information of the time focusing on the maintenance of the… Continue reading La Pavoni lever machine – regular maintenance
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.
As you know, grinding your coffee is essential for making a good espresso. I started with a Porlex that I later replaced with the Kinu M47 (which I did the review here). Then I decided to replace Kinu M47 with the latest high quality manual coffee grinder: the “Apollo coffee grinder” (manufactured by BPlus, with… Continue reading Apollo vs Kinu M47: A user feedback on the Apollo
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
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?
Controlling and understanding the water pressure in your coffee machine is important in order to successfully extract it. This parameter is completely controlled on automatic machines while it is less on a manual machine such as the Pavoni. Some knowledge can help to better understand and better control the water pressure when using the Pavoni… Continue reading Measure and understand the pressure on a Pavoni
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