Let's be honest: a day without a cup of hot morning coffee is impossible to get through for most of us. And while plain brew is enough on some days, there are others when you may want an upgrade. Girish Chandra, Beverage Training Manager, Lavazza India, offers some suggestions on how to create a beverage that is warm, delicious and energetic, offering a modern twist that guarantees a great morning start."Incorporate these methods to add a spark to your oh-so regular mornings and experience the goodness of coffee while obtaining the boost of freshness and vitality," says Chandra, who goes on to tell you exactly how you can do it.
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South Indian filter coffee
Indian filter coffee is made by blending hot frothed milk with the infusion obtained by percolating warm water through finely-ground coffee powder with the help of a traditional Indian filter. To distinguish it from drip brew coffee, which is also commonly known as filter coffee, the drink is known internationally as Madras filter coffee or South Indian filter coffee.
How to make it
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The Moka coffeepot is a very common coffeepot in all Italian homes. Designed by Alfonso Bialetti in 1933, the Moka immediately captured people's hearts and became an official icon of the Italian tradition.
1. Pour water into the boiler, right below the valve.
2. Fill the filter with coffee to its rim and gently tap it on the desk to level up the powder.
3. Insert the filter in the boiler and screw on the coffee collection chamber.
4. Place the coffee pot on medium-low heat.
5. When the coffee starts to rise, remove it from the heat and mix before serving.
This extraction system was invented in France in the middle of the 19th century and has different names throughout the world, such as melior, cafetière à piston, plunger coffee or French press.