Published on March 12, 2014
A barista is the name for a person who is a professional coffee maker
Espresso is simply another method by which coffee is brewed. Espresso is a beverage that is produced by pushing hot water, between 192⁰F and 204⁰F, at high pressures, through a bed of finely ground, compacted coffee.
Fill portafilter with ground beans Tamp ground beans into the portafilter Tap the side of the portafilter to loosen grounds at the edge and tamp again. Make sure the beans are tamped tightly into the portafilter and that they are not above the fill line. Insert the portafilter into the espresso machine Put a cup under the portafilter Hit the start button and count to 25
Crema is a flavorful, aromatic, reddish-brown froth made when air bubbles combine with fine- ground coffee's soluble oils. The strong presence of crema in an espresso shot indicates a quality, well-ground coffee as well as an experienced barista Crema helps give espresso a fuller flavor, and a longer aftertaste than drip coffee.
How to steam milk Never steam milk over 160⁰F
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ao5b6uqI40 1/3 each espresso, steamed milk, and foam
How to Make a Latte’ Shot of espresso, fill with steamed milk, garnish with foam
Equal parts regular coffee and steamed milk
http://ww.youtube.com/watch?v=aEHBmi1927g Shot of espresso & chocolate syrup, fill with steamed milk garnish with foam
After each use clean and sanitize the following: Portafilter Group Head Steam Wand Frothing Pitcher Keep milk at 41 ⁰F Always use a clean cup to brew espresso
Always hold the steam wand at the rubber cover Never point the steam wand towards yourself or others Keep work area clean and organized