Familiarize with the function and controls of the Espresso machine to enable a smooth operation from opening to closing.
Differentiate between under, ideal, and over extraction and how the grinder plays a big part in controlling your brew parameters
Get to know the phases of extraction that allows you to clearly define the taste of your Espresso
Aim to achieve silky wet milk foam each time for a smoothly textured milk for a creamy mouthfeel in every cup you brew
Observe and practice the pouring techniques involved in controlling the direction and velocity of milk foam to achieve a clean contrast on your latte art for a stunning visual every time.
Get in touch with the flavour wheel and learn about different descriptors that are used to define the taste notes and aroma of coffee.