Good video on clean essentials that are important for the best coffee drinks.
Good overview video from Coffeefusion on Latte Art Basics.
Here is a good video from Coffeefusion on texturing milk.
Below is a good video from Coffeefusion on how to pull great shots of espresso.
In terms of aesthetics, it’s hard to beat the beauty of the Rocket Giotto. It has a classier, more high end look when compared to the Musica.The Musica has a slightly larger boiler and water tank, but by very little.The Rocket Giotto has an E61 brew head, the Musica does not. The E61 brew group is a plus for the Giotto.The drip tray on the Giotto isn’t quite as big as the one on the Musica. The Giotto can have a water tank, be direct plumbed or both. With a Musica you have to get a machineread more
The manual lever espresso machine is a traditional espresso machine that has a hand operated piston that is used to extract espresso. Lever operated espresso machines tend to have elegant designs and are popular with homeowners or businesses that appreciate design aesthetics and European tradition. Many fans of this type of machine also feel that they are unmatched in their ability to pull a perfect shot, although it can take some practice to reach this perfection. To produce the needed pressureread more
Semi-automatic espresso machines are the most popular type used by home users. They are easy to use, and with the right brand they can deliver outstanding espresso.A semi-automatic espresso machine uses an electric pump to force heated water through finely ground espresso that has been compressed in a portafilter. The semi-automatic espresso machine was invented to reduce some of the physical effort and skill needed to operate a traditional hand lever operated machine. The machine is operated byread more
The functionality and operation of an automatic espresso machine is similar to an semi-automatic espresso machine, with the main difference being the addition of programmable settings for the extraction process and the automation of the extraction process. After settings have been programmed, the extraction process starts with a press of a button and runs for a predefined time frame before stopping on it’s own. The programmable settings of the temperature, amount of water used, and extraction tiread more
The most critical element in cafe/coffee shop design is the set up for the espresso machine. Based on the differences between espresso machines , it would be wise to select an espresso machine sooner rather than later.As far as building requirements, the most important construction related aspect has to do with the espresso machine(s). There are some general guidelines you should take into account, but very specific requirements can’t be provided as Espresso Outlet has numerous different modelsread more
1. Procaffinating - The tendency to not start anything until you've had a cup of coffee.2. I can't solve all your problems but I can promise to make you feel better. - Coffee3. Behind every successful person is a substantial amount of coffee4. Keep Calm and Make Coffee5. In need of strong coffee - strong enough to wake the dead6. Coffee keeps me going until it's time for wine7. I love you more than coffee (but please don't make me prove it)8. Don't Worry About My Coffee Consumption - Worry Aboutread more