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Espresso Recipe - Ristretto
Ristretto or 'corto' as it is popularly called is a hot favorite of coffee lovers who would like to experiment on different varieties of espresso types. This espresso coffee is prepared by a very small shot of espresso. A shot is made of 1 to 1 1/2 ounces...
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Coffee Machines Repair
One useful tip to getting excellent quality coffee is keeping the coffee making machine hygienic. Irrespective of the type of coffee machine you own, the water used for the coffee making contains minerals and these minerals will eventually have a deleterious effect on the coffee machines. This will not only destroy the machine interiors and the spare parts but also spoil the quality of the coffee drink you make out of such machines. The minerals also tend to reduce the efficiency of the drip speed. There is no need to send the coffee machine for any servicing or repair if you know the simple and easy tips to keep your coffee machine mineral and dirt free.
A home made solution can work wonders in cleaning up all the grime and the harmful minerals and other sediments which may be sticking to the machine interiors and regular cleaning and maintenance in such a manner can save you a lot of money in repairs and also keep your coffee machine in good and working condition for a longer span of time. The solution can be made easily with commonly found ingredients like plain water and the vinegar more specifically of the white variety. Just make a solution with equal quantities of both these ingredients and then you merely need to pass it through the water reservoir. Turn the coffee machine on and the rest of the work will be done automatically. But if the solution is allowed to work its effect by leaving it in the pot for at least half an hour, the cleaning becomes more thorough. Do not forget to pass a round of clean water for the final part.
Now this tip will work as long as your beloved coffee machine is in working condition and will help only in preventing the need for any frequent repairs. But if there is a break down and the problem appears to be quite serious, then it is always better and prudent to get the expert opinion. You would not want to read some do it your self guides to spoil the expensive coffee machine you bought after so much of efforts. There are many options to get the repairs done. You can contact the service department of the coffee machine company to which your brand belongs to and find out the service and repair outlets for your particular area. Or the best option is to check online where there is information on many repairs and servicing companies.