Tag Archives: espresso

Tamping for espresso

Tamping means taking a cylindrical press that fits snugly into the basket and compacting the grounds prior to the shot. The object is to seal the puck so that the brew water moves through it evenly without finding weak spots. … Continue reading

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Taf Coffee (Greece) and 3rd wave concept

First time I’ve heard about Taf Coffee was from one of the barista by the name Stefanos Domatiotis, who proudly represented his native country Greece at 2010 Barista World Championship held in London. Taf Coffee is the 3rd wave oriented … Continue reading

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The coffee growing countries

Brazilian Coffee is the base used for the espresso blend. Brazil is the world’s top producer of Arabica coffee, with over one third of world production. Colombia is in second place for Arabica coffee, with its sweet coffee. Coffee from … Continue reading

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Tiago Espresso Bar + Kitchen (Hollywood, CA)

I am the customer at Tiago’s for already 3 years. The place has drastically changed to the best in coffee brewing, food preparation, espresso extraction not mentioning the lovely and friendly interaction of baristi with their long standing customers. I … Continue reading

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