There are plenty of how-to guides for coffee and espresso machines. This is a how-not-to guide listing the top 10 mistakes new home baristas make.
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What is caffeine, how does it work, and most importantly, how much is in your coffee or espresso?
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Want to make an espresso drink that is even better than the one in your local coffee shop? Easy. Start by asking your barista the right questions.
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We'll show you how espresso machines work by following water as it goes from the source to the coffee: Water Source » Pump » Boiler » Grouphead or Steam Wand.
Water is the number one culprit when it comes to leaks, failed heating elements, or a clogged espresso machine. Learn how to treat your water.
Coffee is precise. Finding the right ratio between coffee and water and being able to repeat that result every time is a difficult thing to do, especially without a scale.
Outside of the espresso machine and the grinder, your tamp will have the largest effect on the quality of your espresso. Perfect your technique here!
We’re glad you asked. You can improve the quality of your espresso by practicing your technique with the following guidelines in mind. T...