Cappuccino at home with a Stovetop Brewer
30 Oct 2020
If you're spending time at home, you'll want to brew delicious coffee! The good news is that you don't need expensive equipment to make great coffee. As you'll see in the video below, you can brew incredible coffee with a Stovetop Brewer (or Moka Pot). The stovetop brewer is compact, cheap and very simple to use. And it only needs a stove to work! In the video we show you how to make black coffee, and with a few tricks we also show you how to make a cafe-quality cappuccino! Watch the video, then read the notes below.
Fill water to the safety valve as seen in the video. The only real pro-tip is to use pre-boiled water. By doing so it will reduce the time that your ground coffee is being affected by heat before actually brewing. When coffee is hot but not brewing it is a sure fire way to kill flavour. Avoid it at all costs. Next, put ground coffee in the basket. This brewer works great with pre ground coffee, and even better if you can grind the coffee yourself just before you need it. Don't tamp the coffee, just lightly settle it to ensure the basket is full. Place the cone shaped basket in the base and screw on the top section using a tea towel to hold the base as it will be hot! Place the brewer on the stove on medium-high heat and in under 2 minutes you’ll be drinking a delicious full flavoured coffee. Stove Top coffee is a great way to experience coffee. It's not espresso strength, nor filter strength. It doesn't have the texture of espresso but it's not light like filter brewing. It really is it's own thing - its stovetop! Much loved by people around the world.