Cultura Cafetera

Moka Coffee Machine

Moka Coffee Machine

This coffee machine was invented in 1930 by an Italian citizen, Alfredo Bialetti. This is why it is also known as Italian coffee machine. In Spain is used Oroley name as well, because it is the most recognized branch.

60% of Spanish consumers use this machine. It's main characteristic is the final product that makes, which is really near to high quality espresso coffee.

Here there are some pieces of advice in order to use this machine:

  1. Use preferentially only mineral water.
  2. Fill always the water until the  security valve's inferior border.
  3. Don't put too much pressure on the coffee because it could block the water's path.
  4. Stir the coffee before it's consumption
  5. Clean the machine with detergent and remove it quickly. Dry with kitchen paper.
  6. Clean the rubber steal from the low part of the upper piece. There are usually coffee particles.