How to use a Moka Pot
An absolutely classic piece of design that also makes amazing coffee! With the ability to make thick espresso-style coffees as well as longer, more filter-style ones - it's an oldie, but can easily hold its own compared with more modern ways of making coffee at home. It's filter paper-less, oh and it's how our head of coffee makes his coffee on the weekends.
What you'll need
Nice to have
Fill up the bottom chamber of the Moka Pot with filtered water. The water level should be approximately an inch below the rim.
Place the filter basket into the bottom chamber and fill it up with ground coffee (approximately 3 quarters of the way up the basket).
Screw the upper chamber onto the Moka Pot.
Place the brewer on top of a hob at a medium heat. Wait for all the water to pass through the coffee and into the upper chamber (should make a bubbling/hissing sound once the brew is finished).
Pour your brew into a coffee cup of your choice. Enjoy!
Try diluting the brew with a small splash of water to help release the aromas and 'open up' the flavours of the coffee.
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