Tag Archives: espresso
Science behind brewing coffee
My favorite tech news site, Ars Technica, recently published a short article called The science behind a good cup of coffee. While the entire article is worth a read, here’s a couple of my favorite bits. On this site I’ve … Continue reading
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Brief video on making the perfect espresso shot
Coffee educator Allie Caran digs into the details in making a perfect espresso in this three minute video over at Business Insider. The main takeaway from the video is that there’s a lot of variables involved, and if you want … Continue reading
Slow motion video of an espresso shot
YouTube user skunkay posted this video of an espresso extraction with a naked portafilter. It’s the most amazing espresso food porn I’ve ever seen.
Mental Floss goes through 27 espresso drinks
Metal Floss quickly covers 27 types of espresso drinks. (Well okay, a couple of them don’t involve espresso, but most of them do.) It’s all crammed into one six minute video, so you’ll want to have a few shots of … Continue reading
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What is espresso, exactly?
Over at the Smithsonian blog, they make a bold statement: there’s no such thing as espresso. The controversy comes from a Popular Science magazine article which questions what counts as espresso: Surprisingly, there is no real definition of espresso–there are … Continue reading
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