Italian Coffee Maker

The Moka pot is a stove-top or electric coffee maker that brews coffee by passing boiling water pressurized by steam through ground coffee.

Named after the Yemeni city of Mocha, it was invented by an Italian engineer named Alfonso Bialetti in 1933 and quickly became one of the staples of Italian culture  Bialetti Industries continues to produce the same model under the name “Moka Express”.

Brewing coffee with a Moka pot

Espresso machines don’t always make a great cup of coffee. Learn to use an Italian-style stovetop espresso pot (Moka pot) to get delicious a cup of coffee.

Moka Pot Brewing Guide – How to Make Moka Pot Coffee

True to the dark and strong flavors known to be found in Italian Espresso.

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