Moka coffee maker
- History of coffee makers
- How to use?
- How to pick up?
- Why buy?
Many Italians who go on a long journey cannot imagine a journey without the wonderful Moka coffee maker. This is not surprising, because such devices have a large number of advantages.
The word “Moka” has a lot of meanings. If you read them, it will become clear that with the change in the meaning of this word, the drink itself has changed.
- coffee variety;
- drink with chips.
There is also such a device as “Moka Express”, which operates according to the geyser principle. It can make a delicious drink with a stove. These products are in demand in the European part. In Italy, this is an indispensable attribute in the kitchen of any self-respecting hostess.
History of coffee makers
Alfonso Bialetti became the producer of the famous coffee maker in 1933. At first he produced metal parts. However, he soon patented his invention - the Moka coffee maker. The creator of this device expected stunning success. Then the production took his son. Aluminum teapots were sold in large quantities. Up to 4 million a year were sold. In the 50s, this coffee maker was advertised everywhere. Product advertising was organized at the exhibition in Milan.
Currently, Moka coffee makers are deservedly called Italian. This device is even listed in the Guinness Book of Records. Such coffee makers are easy to use. This product is popular in the modern world, as it has a large number of advantages.
At the heart of the coffee maker is an octahedral shape. The device has a water tank, as well as a strainer and containers for an invigorating drink.
This coffee maker is of geyser type, since it can be compared to an underground source by its action. Water is poured from below, coffee is added from above. The top of the coffee machine is spinning.
The coffee maker should be put on a quiet fire. When, finally, the water rises to the top of the coffee is considered ready.
How to use?
It is easy enough to learn how to make a drink with the “Moka” coffee maker. The filter of this device must be cleaned after use. The upper part of the coffee maker should not be washed with detergents so as not to wash off the coffee oil. Usually aluminum coffee makers, and more expensive models are made of stainless steel. Newer varieties have a glass lid, but such items can break. The drink from the device “Moka” is more saturated and tasty. However, in terms of strength, it is slightly inferior to espresso, it cannot be made without the necessary apparatus.
How to pick up?
It is better to purchase aluminum appliances. From stainless steel tanks will emanate a metallic taste. You can buy a coffee maker made of aluminum and glass, but you will need to follow it well. When choosing you need to build on the volume. It is impossible to make a small cup of coffee in a large coffee maker.
“Bialetti” are proven devices, and the feedback about them is almost always positive. This coffee maker will work for a long time.
For coffee you need the following:
- coffee beans;
- coffee grinder;
Sometimes it is worth replacing the rubber gasket. It is necessary to wash the valve and ensure that it does not clog. When washing, you only need to rinse the product with hot water - without detergents.
There are several varieties of these popular devices: with a timer, a ceramic layer. For example, Moka Elettrica is very simple and compact, you can take it with you on a trip. Other options:
- "Easy Timer" - an electric coffee maker that will make coffee by the time it is needed. Turns off itself. It can keep the desired temperature and aroma of invigorating coffee about 35 minutes after the readiness.
- "Moka Crem" - prepares a drink with a delicious crema.
- "Brikka" - perfectly prepares espresso.
- "Moka Crystal" - In this device, the invigorating drink is prepared in a transparent container for coffee.
- "Fiammetta" - devices of different colors.
- "Moka Express Glossy" - robust device of grilamida, resistant to thermal loads.
- "Moka Express Ceramica" - White ceramic coffee maker, which are not afraid of scratches.
- "Cuor di Moka" - for making one coffee.
- "Mukka" - will make two cups of coffee with frothy.
“Moka” will make a real invigorating drink. If you compare it with other devices that make coffee, it can be noted that the quality of this option is not inferior. The aroma in this coffee maker lasts longer than in the drip device. It is also worth noting that Moka prepares coffee faster. 5 minutes - and the invigorating drink is ready. Low price makes this device affordable for everyone.
Once you try the coffee from this coffee maker, it will become clear that this product will replace other options. However, this device has drawbacks.
Coffee, unfortunately, is obtained without foam, and many are not used to it. Coffee contains a lot of caffeine. Of course, the geyser device will need to be carefully looked after. After applying it, be sure to rinse with water. However, problems with such a device rarely occur. You only need to follow the instructions.
Read more about the Moka coffee machine in the next video.