Coffee is an essential need for a person. It makes us active and gives us the inspiration to do work. A coffee lover always wants to brew coffee at home. There are many ways to brew coffee at home. Some of which discuss below.
It is a simple way of brewing coffee. It doesn’t need any expensive equipment or anything else. It just needs a coffee filter and a cone (made of good material), which is the cheapest and easily available thing.
- First, put your coffee filter in the cone, and place the cone in a vessel, cup, or anything in which you desire to prepare the coffee.
- Pour the little boiling water into the filter.
- Now put your grind coffee in the filter. Use the right amount of coffee; coffee makers use 22g of coffee, but if you don’t have the instrument to measure, use 2-3 tablespoons of coffee. Remember the ratio of water and coffee. It should be 1:3. Mean you should use 6 ounces of water in 2 tablespoons of coffee.
- Now start shaking it well so that all coffee will be mixed with water.
- Now start pouring the remaining water slowly. Remember that you should not pour it all at once. You should use the stop and start method to pour.
- Use the circular motion of pouring your coffee blooming at the top and let it bloom; it gives more flavor.
- Your tasty coffee is ready to drink.
2. French press
This is another way of brewing coffee at home. In this way, you need a French press.
- First, you put the ground coffee in your carafe.
- Now fill the carafe with boiling water and stir it well so that all the coffee gets saturated. And wait four minutes.
- Now put your lid on, and slowly depress the plunger to press the ground through the water at the bottom of the carafe.
- Your coffee starts to brew and is ready to drink.
3. Aero press
The aero press is a manual coffee-making device that uses pressure to brew the coffee. It makes coffee quickly and strongly.
- First, you add the coffee to the filter.
- Now start adding hot water in the aero press.
- Now press the button to allow us to interact with water and coffee completely. All grinds are saturated.
- Coffee is ready to drink.
4. Turkish coffee
Turkish coffee is a unique technique to prepare coffee by Turkish. It uses finely ground coffee and also uses some sugar.
- Place a brass or copper cezve on the stove.
- Add the cold water according to your needs.
- Turn the flame medium-high and heat the water but do not let it boil.
- Now add the ground coffee. Use 1-2 teaspoons per 3 ounces cup.
- Do not stir it. Let it flow on the surface of the water.
- Add little sugar but still not stir it.
- When the coffee starts to sink in, the water and sugar dissolve in it. You should start stirring at this stage till the foams come.
- When the foams come, put the flame down and pour it in a cup but continue stirring.
- Turkish says that coffee at this stage is best for serving.
5. Espresso machine
The espresso machine makes coffee by pushing the hot water through a layer compacted with grind coffee contained in a port filter. Espresso gives a very concentrated coffee also with great taste and more flavor. All you need is an espresso machine and some well-flavored Nespresso capsules to make your own coffee at home.
This is the “old school” coffee method.
- Pour the cold water into the bottom chamber of the percolator.
- Put ground coffee in the top chamber.
- Place the percolator on the stove or any heating source that is available to you.
- When the water comes up and bubbling or sparking, put your percolator down from the burner. Your coffee is ready to drink.
7. Moka pot
Moka pot is a pressure brewing coffee maker just like an espresso machine. It includes three chambers.
- Fill the bottom chamber with cold water.
- Add ground coffee to the top chamber.
- Heat the Moka pot on a burner or stove.
- When the water starts to boil, its steam gives pressure to the ground coffee and pushes water up to even up with the ground coffee.
- When you listen to the sound of bubbling water, remove the heat. It is a sign that your coffee is ready.
There are so many ways to brew coffee at home. It's up to you which method you choose to brew your coffee. Each way has its own taste.
Published by Mohammad Shoaib