Coffee Moka Pot Q&a Brew Coffee Temperature Ideal

Ken asks… What temperature must a hot liquid be under to not burn my mouth? Whenever I drink hot coffee, tea, cocoa, or soup, I burn my mouth. I have never been able to drink hot drinks. How cool does a liquid have to be to not scald my mouth. Is there any research on this? Has an exact temperature been discovered? If there is maybe I could by a thermometer and know when liquids are safe to drink. adminmok answers: Well let me think of this as a chef rare roast beef is a temperature 140° coffee from a brewing machine brews coffee at 183° which is hot but doesn’t burn water boils at 212° and will burn...

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Coffee Moka Pot Q&a Brew Coffee Like Tea

Laura asks… How can I remain awake and focused when I’m up studying late at night? I’m up right now. I have a lot of work to do by 10 am so I have to find a way to stay up and be efficient while I’m studying. I know eating apples keeps you awake, so does tea and coffee but I can’t brew coffee/tea right now, and I need to be able to focus too. Any tips? adminmok answers: I like to listen to music to keep me awake. I like to listen to Explosions in the Sky. It seems intense at first but I know several people who listen to it to help them focus. I like Real...

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Coffee Moka Pot Q&a Make Coffee Automatic Drip

Ken asks… How to make the best coffee? What’s the best method? I had to discard my automatic drip, and was considering doing a Gevalia deal. Then I remembered how I like percolator coffee, and I also remember seeing a coffee press in Target (don’t know even how to use a press!), and I saw stovetop percolators online. What’s the best way to make coffee? Automatic drip, percolator, stovetop percolator, or press? Thanks! adminmok answers: Hi there! Well, as a former 5 year Starbuck’s barista, I can tell you the old textbook answer I’d give customers. A french press gives you the fullest flavor cup of coffee, because there are no filters to trap the flavorful oils. All you...

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Coffee Moka Pot Q&a Italian Coffee Tables Modern

Sandra asks… I am going to Las Vegas in Sept/Oct 08 from vancouver any suggestion for flights and good rooms in vegas? my wife and 2 children with me 24&22 years old any suggestion would be great.coming from australia adminmok answers: Golden Nugget is my fav, as it’s modern, clean and has a VERY helpful, friendly staff EVERY TIME. If you’re rich, try the Bellagio. If filthy rich, go for the Venetian. Obscenely wealthy…The Wynn. You really MUST take the family on the indoor gondola ride at the Venetian. Best breakfast in Las Vegas is by far at Binnions Horseshoe (Coffee Shop), in the basement. Most memorable dining experience…HOLE IN THE WALL, an Italian joint that is WONDERFUL!!! It...

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Coffee Moka Pot Q&a Brew Coffee With Red Bull

Ruth asks… How much caffeine is Ok per day? I don’t mean how much for an uber healthy diet, just enough that won’t greatly affect your health. I don’t know if it’s in any way age dependant, but I’m 18 (if that makes any difference). Could you by any chance put that in the format of cups of coffee or cans of Red Bull? 😛 Thanks. 🙂 adminmok answers: For the the general population of healthy adults, a daily intake of no more than 400mg is advisable. Product Caffeine (in milligrams) Coffee [1 cup (8 oz.): brewed, dripped, percolated] 135 Coffee [1 cup: instant] 95 Espresso, [1 oz] 30-50 Flavored coffee [8 oz] 25-100 Black tea [8 oz] 40-70...

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Coffee Moka Pot Q&a Make Coffee French Press Instructions

Betty asks… How do you use a small press coffee maker? Our daughter gave us a small press coffee maker. There are no instructions and we have never used one. Does anyone have instructions? adminmok answers: Put 10 grams of course ground coffee per cup and the hot water in the jug then place the piston on top but don’t press down yet. Wait 2 minutes then press down to the bottom. The coffee grounds are trapped at the bottom beneath the piston and you just pour the coffee into the cup. This method was invented by the Italien Caliman in 1933. The piston coffee maker infuses the coffee rather than boiling it . The best known brand is...

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Coffee Question Of The Day Italian Coffee Desserts

Chris asks… Vegan indian, thai, italian or turkish desserts please? indian- i love well spiced thai- i like coconut, mango, banana italian– coffee, ice cream, almond and pistachio, tortes turkish-i like rosewater pistachio turkish delight and bakvlava adminmok answers: Banana Fritters – just make a batter with four & water, then cut the banana in half length-ways, cover it in batter, then dip it in dessicated coconut. Put it in a deep fat fryer (or fry it in a pool of hot oil) until it’s golden brown. Serve with vegan coconut ice cream or mango sorbet. Paul asks… What sort of drinks with spirits are nice with the following desserts, please? Best Greetings ~ Italian Desserts 1 Pan Forte...

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Coffee Question Of The Day Italian Coffee Shops

George asks… Is there a real Italian coffee shop in Manchester? I mean ‘authentic’ not a chain. adminmok answers: Costa is a genuine shop based at….. Unit 1 Portland Street Piccadilly Manchester. Best wishes 🙂 Ken asks… In a coffee shop that uses the Italian language on its menu….? Do you think that it is a little pretentious, especially in an English-speaking country? adminmok answers: Of course it’s pretentious. And in the instance that you are referring to, it is probably working well for the restaurant owners. Why? Because the only people that go there are pretentious people who want others to believe that they read and speak Italian. Biga deal! What about the pretentious restaurants in Miami, Fla....

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Coffee Question Of The Day Italian Coffee After Dinner Drink

Laura asks… Dinner do’s and donts…what are your traditions or rules at the dinner table? I’m italian born and raised there, now I live in THE USA. I noticed that here people here dont really eat dinner together, in Italy eating is one of the most important times to share with friends and family, and everyone must join…there is certain things thats should be done and that should not. If you are invited to eat at someone’s house or you know lunch/donner is at a ceratin time, you must be there in time…it is rude to wait. We have a ceratin order to serve the food…here in America we eat salad after the first e secodn plate not at...

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Coffee Moka Pot Q&a Different Italian Coffee Types

Donna asks… How to serve food at wedding reception? I am having a wedding and don’t know how to handle the food. I am making : Bruschetta, there will be different types of cheeses and crackers and breads, and fresh fruit for appetizers the pre menu will be a basic salad with dressing, tomatoes, and parmesan cheese, dessert will the wedding cake, cupcakes, and cookies with coffee and milk. However for the main dish? i have no idea. how to serve 200 people. Catering is too expensive. and i don’t want people to stand in line. what is something easy to cook. I would like italian. adminmok answers: Appoint a couple friends as attendants at a buffet table to...

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Coffee Question Of The Day How To Make Italian Coffee With Milk

Nancy asks… Italian desert recepies? Quick and Yummy? I am looking for a good italian desert reciepe that is easy to make and very good tasting. If you guys can share your own recepies. That would be great! thanks adminmok answers: SUPER CHOCOLATE BROWNIES 8 ounces unsalted butter 14 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate 3 large eggs 2 tablespoons coffee liqueur 1 tablespoon vanilla 1 cup sugar 2/3 cup flour 1/2 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1-1/2 cups chopped walnuts Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a 10 x 15 x 1-inch baking sheet. Put the butter, 8 ounces of chocolate chips, and unsweetened chocolate in a bowl. Place the bowl over a pot...

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Coffee Question Of The Day Italian Coffee Drink Recipe

Steven asks… Will I start losing weight with this diet? I don’t care about anyones OPINION on the diet, I just want to know if I’ll lose weight 😀 I want to lose around 10-15 pounds before december. I don’t want to hear “that’s impossible unless you starve” because whatever, I’m too fat to go out and jog looking like this. I want my old body back & then at least I can start running again without having to stop and adjust my shorts or top because of my fat! This is BASICALLY what I’ll follow but I might mix it up a little bit sometimes (instead of following it exactly I might eat “dinner” for breakfast and lunch...

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Coffee Question Of The Day Moka Pot

Donald asks… Is moka pot inferior to espresso machine? the coffee made by moka pot is totally different! adminmok answers: It’s not necessarily inferior; the brewing’s just different. It’s still espresso. A moka pot (like the other version, the Neapolitan) is totally legitimate, because it’s what has been used in Italian households for decades, long before home espresso machines were made. Whenever you have a visitor or guest, the polite thing to do is to offer them a coffee — usually made with the moka. There’s a whole procedure to it that makes it much more “homey” than the espresso machine, which seems more suitable to a public place. And it takes some practice and skill to make a...

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Coffee Question Of The Day Italian Coffee And Biscuits

Mark asks… What are good gifts for in laws to be? we’re pakistani, the parents in law are over there. are these good gifts? im getting the mum and sister perfume and elegant scarf – designer brands. the dad a tie and shirt from Austin Reed. maybe a pair of cuff links. for the whole family – Italian coffee and italian biscuits from M&S – gift box. Gift packed M&S biscuits. (I was going to go to harrods but don’t have enough time.) (its better that traditional sweets, its nicer and costs more.) I haven’t had my engagement ceremony yet, that and the wedding is booked for early next year. adminmok answers: Wow, you seem like an awesome daughter-in-law!...

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Coffee Question Of The Day Italian Coffee Guide

James asks… Where can I find a how to guide on maken fraps and smothie from starbucks.? I was recently hire at barnes and noble cafe. And we serve starbucks stuff. And they nvr taught me on how to make me fraps and smothie. Is their a site that has step by step on making the fraps and smothie. adminmok answers: COFFEE BANANA SMOOTHIE 2 small bananas, peeled, cut up, and frozen 1-1/2 cups skim milk 1 8-ounce container low-fat coffee yogurt 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Dash ground nutmeg Banana slices (optional) Fresh mint (optional) In a blender container combine frozen bananas, milk, yogurt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Cover and blend till smooth. To serve, pour into glasses. If desired,...

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