My dual boiler is out for repair so I decided it was time to take my Moka pots out from retirement.
The last three days I have been playing mainly with the single and I think I have been drinking my best Italian "espresso", ever. That is thanks to an excellent coffee, a late discovery following a recommendation by a forum member, and few tricks with some of the hardware that I have acquired since I joined this forum.
Since this evening I had nothing better to do, I thought about passing it on to other Moka aficionados, in case they want to try it.
Coffee: Dragonfly Crema Dolce, 7g
Grinder: Niche Zero
Coffee pot: Bialetti 1 Cup
Tidaka single dose funnel
Tidaka single dose tamper
The Niche is set two notches up from my usual espresso setting:
The Tidaka funnel is a perfect fit for the filter of the Moka 1 Cup
Pour the coffee into the filter, and shake a little bit to make it even:
Insert the tamper, without pressing.
Check that everything is ok:
Five minutes later .....
Slow and steady, this is the part I usually drink when I make coffee with a Moka, and also in this case it is simply delicious:
This is to show how much water is left inside the bottom tank. Usually people drink this part as well, I don't other than for when I forget that I have the Moka on the stove, but in that case the coffee is just ok:
Coffee preparation techniques besides espresso like pourover.
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