The first method that we want to explore is ' how to make coffee with coffee sock'.This method uses coffee grounds and the coffee that it brews is equivalent if not better than a long black from an automatic espresso machine.
It is in fact a very popular way of enjoying coffee in South East Asia (Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia). Local's term is Kopi. And it has it's own variations similar to your gourmet coffee.
For their Long Black or Americano: It is called Kopi O
For their Latte Equivalent (coffee with milk): It is called Kopi C
Here is an example of how they prepared coffee without coffee makers, using just a coffee sock (cloth filter).
To make this coffee, you would need:
While, it sounds like a lot of estimation and guessing, this is the beauty of coffee, a different experience with every visit, every cup. The folks using this coffee brewers that are mostly uncles in their fifties and are sought after by many local coffee stalls for their wealth of experience.
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The main draw of using a portable espresso maker is portability. You can have your favourite coffee or espresso easily at any locations, usually without the need of electricity.
What we like about this particular travel coffee maker - Capressule is its dual use function. You can use any coffee grounds and make coffee anywhere, or you can use any Nespresso pods (or compatible pods) for a great cup of coffee.
Read more about this portable espresso maker here.
Upcoming, we would also be covering topics such as:
Making coffee using a semi automatic espresso machine (La Marzocco)
Brewing coffee using a fully automatic coffee machine (Delonghi)
How to make a Dalgona Coffee
How to make cold brew coffee
Making Coffee using a French Press
Drop us a message below on any other topics or brewing topics you want us to cover.
OCM was started in 2007, focusing first on coffee machines, then marketing for coffee and food and beverage companies. Check out this restaurant marketing guide to learn more about the many campaigns and companies we have worked with.
OCM has also created many marketing workshops and classes for the F&B industry. Many of the modules are running in the Singapore Skillsfuture Classes in tertiary institutions such as Temasek Polytechnic Skillsfuture Academy and also ITE College East COC classes.
For the readers (coffee lovers), we continue to share coffee articles (and videos) and have also started a free coffee class section (with free online coffee training supported by coffee partners).
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