In general, an espresso machine comprises a water reservoir, boiler, a pump and brew head which embraces a portafilter for the coffee grounds.
The boiler works by heating the water and keeps it at the exact temperature.
However, there are now a number of different types of espresso machines and you can get one to fit your skills and standard of living for a sensible price.
There is this manual espresso machine which is also referred to as lever espresso machine.
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A manual espresso maker is the most excellent mode to obtain high quality espresso right at home.
This machine enables you to control each aspect of the espresso making process, including the speed at which the hot water is enforced through the ground coffee, and they speedily pay for themselves because they mitigate all those "luxurious" trips to the local coffee houses.
Due to the wonderful amount of control a manual machine offers you, it also needs a few skills to use.
And if you take pleasure in exploring the rich taste of cappuccino and espresso beverages, you will find that manual espresso machines are some of the finest espresso machines money can buy.
An example of the manual espresso machine, is the La Pavoni Europiccola Espresso Machine. The La Pavoni Europiccola Espresso Machine is made of cast brass and is created to last.
By way of lifting the lever, a piston within the group is raised, enabling water under pressure to instill the coffee in the filter holder.
After that, the lever is lowered, making the piston to compel the water throughout the coffee into the mug.
While users still have to use strength to pull it, the pistons assist one with the pulling. The pulling itself makes the brewing artistic or dramatic so it is a good way to enjoy espresso.
In the end, the most traditional way of preparing and producing espresso is known as pulling a shot, and obviously the manual espresso machine adopted this system of creating espresso.
So even if it requires a lot of effort creating espresso in this manual espresso maker, it is worth doing it because the result is very perfect and really offers a good quality espresso.
If this is not to your taste, then a brasilia commercial espresso machine is not for you too. You are probably looking for something easier, check out the link to learn more...
OCM (OnCoffeeMakers.com) was started in 2007 with the first webpage about coffee machines. And for a number of years, we focused on helping people find their desired coffee machine (we still are helping folks with that! So, if you are looking for coffee machines for office or restaurants - check out the link).
In 2010, we started getting enquiries on restaurant marketing and we start to help food and beverage brands with their marketing. Below are campaigns and events that we have done over the years:
OCM's campaigns: F&B Marketing Ideas by OCM
OCM's Events: F&B Industry events by or with OCM
Check out this restaurant marketing guide to learn more about the many campaigns and companies we have worked with.
Since then, we have also created many marketing workshops and classes for the F&B industry. Many of these modules are still running in tertiary institutions such as Temasek Polytechnic Skillsfuture Academy and also ITE College East COC classes, below are some snippets of our lectures and workshops:
OCM’s F&B workshops: Food and Beverage Marketing Lectures | Workshops - click to watch classes on customer journey map, JTBD and more.
So, if you are looking for industry practitioners to help you scale your coffee or F&B businesses, do drop us a message or book an appointment. Do also check out our various social media platforms on regular F&B and coffee market updates:
For regular coffee (F&B) related videos: OCM Youtube
For Daily Coffee Inspiration (fun coffee content): OCM IG
For insights into the coffee (F&B) industry: OCM LinkedIN
PS: For the 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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