I have been using a LELIT espresso machine for over a year to make my beloved coffee. This machine is interesting for several reasons which have already been mentioned in an article published on this site. I wouldn’t go back. Today I will focus exclusively on the LELIT filter supplied with the machine and the… Continue reading Problem with the Lelit 57mm filter basket
Learn to use a La Pavoni, step by step
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 Nespresso reusable capsules ?
As François Etienne explains in his book “Le guide pratique du café”, Nespresso has done good to the world of coffee. This great brand has managed to make (with their varied range of capsule) realize to the general public that coffee does not have a single taste. They paved the way for the concept of… Continue reading How to use Nespresso reusable capsules ?
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 ?
The best of knock box for your espresso machine
In the same vein as my article on scales to weigh his coffee, I made you a selection. Today, I’m going to talk about the “knock box”. These are boxes that allow you to easily eject a cake of coffee grounds and recover it to value it. There are different types of knock box for… Continue reading The best of knock box for your espresso machine
La Pavoni lever machine – regular maintenance
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
How to promote the coffee grounds ecologically?
As a good coffee consumer, you can become a real coffee grounds factory. Rather than throwing the coffee grounds directly into the trash or sink, it is possible to recycle. After conducting my little survey, I have selected for you ecological tips to recycle the coffee grounds.
List of premium hand coffee grinders
Several reasons push me to prefer manual mills to electric mills. They are less noisy, have precision mechanical side that I like, waste less coffee (with less retention). At the time I sought to acquire a coffee grinder, I started listing all the premiums manual coffee grinders on the market. This is the purpose of… Continue reading List of premium hand coffee grinders
[Barista tip] spreading the coffee in your portafilter
Spreading the coffee in the portafilter is a step to take just before compacting the grind. Incorrectly done, this step can be the cause of bad extractions of your coffees. When you have more coffee on one side of the basket and you cup directly, it creates less dense areas, which will facilitate the passage… Continue reading [Barista tip] spreading the coffee in your portafilter