Ground coffee: a technique to tamp properl

The art of espresso making is largely related to coffee tamping. Poorly tamped, your espresso will be watery!

TIP 1: Grind

Choose your coffee grind carefully! There are different grinds, espresso coffee requires a fine grind (finer than the others). Cf Coffee Tips

TIP 2: Tamping

At first glance, one would think : "not a big deal!". But to tamp properly, there are a few rules to follow.

1) I fill the adapter 2) I tamp (with a tamper or what you have at hand, for instance a bottle cap) 3) I repeat the operation 2 to 3 times.

Be careful not to tamp like a mad!

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