History and use of the Italian coffee maker

Born and patented in 1933 by the Bialetti brand that manufactured it at the time, the Italian Moka Express coffee maker embodied the greatest Italian success! With the “macchina”, as it is called in Italy, Bialetti allowed espresso coffee to enter all Italian families.
The Moka Express has become famous throughout Europe, it has the audacity to position itself at modern art museums.

Among the many machines, Bialetti’s invention, the Moka express is simply the easiest and most practical! Experts give their opinion on this sublime machine, because according to them, it allows an excellent extraction of taste and each aroma!
While the level of caffeine during the preparation of this coffee is lower than with other machines.

How the Bialetti moka coffee maker works

Italian coffee makers work with the principle of evaporation, the so-called percolation process.
There are different types of Italian coffee makers, but the simplest and most famous of all coffee makers, the famous octagonal Moka. The Bialetti Moka express has not evolved much since its invention, it is made of aluminum and has a handle, originally it was made of bakelite and today we find it made of hard plastic.

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From the water tank, through the funnel receiving the ground coffee, the pourer, the filter, or the safety valve, everything is made of aluminum. Only the seal, ensuring the seal is made of rubber. It can be used on all types of fires except induction.

Users criticize this Italian coffee maker that aluminum transmits a metallic taste to coffee. However, well-used, it is known to give an impeccable rendering. A simple cleaning with water and sponge is enough. Washing with vinegar-containing water from time to time removes coffee residue.

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