Resources

1. How to make Espresso with a Moka Pot

The Moka Pot, invented in 1933 by Alfonso Bialetti, is a simple, effective, and elegant device which allows us to experience authentic Italian espresso in the comfort of our own homes. These pots work by…

2. How to make Cappuccino at Home

A Cappuccino is an Espresso – based coffee drink that originated in Italy and is traditionally prepared with steamed milk foam. Variations of the drink involve the use of cream instead of milk, and flavoring with cinnamon or chocolate powder. The name refers to…

3. What makes Italian Coffee Better?

“Life’s too short to drink bad coffee.” A phrase commonly used by coffee lovers. While we don’t know where this phrase originally began, coffee lovers everywhere agree that it is resoundingly accurate. Most of us would rather go without than to begrudgingly swallow a substandard brew. It is essential to…

4.How to make Cold Brew without a fancy Cold Brew Setup

Coffee drinks aren’t immune to trends and fads. We’ve all seen the latest drink of the month come and go from our neighborhood coffee shops as well as the big chains. But there’s one coffee drink that seems poised to stay, particularly when the weather is warmer and we’re all looking to cool down: cold brew coffee…

5.The best coffee capsule in Italy?

Early this year, almost by accident, I came across an article in an Italian newspaper about a study into the best coffee  capsules in Italy, conducted by Altro Consumo, an independent consumer-oriented magazine investigating a wide range of products.  Whilst I am not in love with coffee in capsules, I found the research intriguing and decided to look into it. The study looked at 24 different capsules available in Italy, including many of the big names of…