Jan-Feb 2012: The Maintenance Issue

Date: 
Mon, 2012-01-16
Quality: 
4
dirty cup_0.jpg

With the holidays over, we finally have time to stop and take a breath at the Sweet Maria’s warehouse. As I stand on the cusp of the new year assessing and strategizing, I can’t help but notice the yellow stains inside my stainless steel mug.

Espresso: All Things Espresso

Quality: 
5

Espresso is fussy. It is the pursuit for perfection by a person who is driven by minutiae. This is all kind of funny since the word itself means "express," in the sense that it is prepared upon request, on a moment's notice, on express request, extemporaneously. So where do we find the balance in all of this? How can we expressly deliver the basics of this very involved brewing method? Well, what we can do is address the key variables that will have the greatest impact on your approach to honing your espresso brewing skill.

Espresso As Excuse…

I was posting on a “blog” (has no better term come up yet?) about the idea of Single Origin espresso, and thought I would make my points here…

Vintage La San Marco Hand Pull Espersso Machine

Quality: 
1
Publication Date: 
Sat, 2005-01-01
Summary: 
I am very excited about our new (well... very old, but new to me) La San Marco Hand-Pull fully manual espresso machine

Pasquini Livia 90

Quality: 
1
Publication Date: 
Sat, 2005-01-01
Summary: 
It's hard to know where to start the task of describing the Pasquini Livia 90 espresso machine.

Manual La Pavoni Tips and Observations

Quality: 
1
Publication Date: 
Sat, 2005-01-01
Summary: 
These are just a list of personal opinions based on my experience ...yours may vary! I am neither the espresso techie....
Syndicate content