The flavours of an espresso | De’Longhi | The excellence of Italian roasters

The flavours of an espresso Want an espresso? But what does it taste like? Here I am to explain the mystery: the flavours of coffee are acidity and bitterness; the first flavour is characteristic of Arabica coffee, which has a quasi-acidity caused by the richness of the coffee’s aromas. In Continue Reading

The espresso crema | De’Longhi | The excellence of Italian roasters

The espresso crema Welcome to the new De’Longhi episode. Today we’re going to look at the features of the Autentica’s espresso. The coffee is perfectly topped by a lovely firm emulsion, the crema, which is the essential seal that preserves the espresso’s heat and fragrance until the very last sip. Continue Reading

Plantation coffee and wild coffee | De’Longhi | The excellence of Italian roasters

Plantation coffee and wild coffee Hello, in this new episode with De’Longhi I’ll be explaining the difference between plantation coffee and wild coffee. Plantations produce well-finished coffees, which are sometimes produced in high quantities. Some of these are very good, whilst other medium- or high-quality ones are used as a Continue Reading

Harvesting methods | De’Longhi | The excellence of Italian roasters

Harvesting methods Do you prefer ripe fruit, or does the slight astringency of early fruit appeal to you more? I’m here with you today to describe the two main methods of harvesting coffee cherries: the picking method requires the selection of perfectly ripe and whole stone fruits. Slow Food plantations Continue Reading

How to grind coffee into the ground coffee container on the De’Longhi Dedica Grinder KG520.M

Fit the coffee bean container turning it clockwise to interlock. Remove the lid and add the coffee beans. Only use the amount of beans needed, as a rough guide use a tablespoon of beans per cup. Close the lid pushing down firmly. Set the number of cups required using the Continue Reading

Setting the grinders and your perfect espresso with Maestosa

First use – Setting the grinders and your perfect espresso Before preparing your favourite coffee drinks, it’s essential to make a few espressos first to ensure the internal system is operating at its optimum – This is a great time to adjust the grinder settings and the espresso parameters to Continue Reading

Coffee and milk | De’Longhi | The excellence of Italian roasters

Coffee and milk This morning do you want a cappuccino or a latte? It’s thought that the pairing of coffee and milk was invented in Vienna in 1600, made using coffee abandoned by the Turks in the camps from the long siege around the Austrian city. The best combinations I Continue Reading