The origin of the French press is not entirely clear since some attribute its origin to the French Mayer and Delforge who submitted the first patent for this piece in 1852. However, another theory states that the patent of the current French press was submitted by the Italians Attilio Calimani and Giulio Moneta in 1929 and furthermore, this theory claims that the real origin of this piece is Italy. But regardless of where it comes from, it is more popularly known as the French press.
On the other hand, what we are interested in learning and understanding about this method of making coffee is that it is one of the oldest in the world and in addition to that, you can get a perfect cup of coffee, its preparation is easy and you can get several cups in a single preparation.
Keep in mind that:
- When using this method, we recommend you to use a specialty coffee such as our Café de Cundinamarca, we also encourage you to choose a coarse grind, this will allow you to highlight the incredible aromas and nuances of your coffee.
- When brewing, it is important to keep in mind that you may want to moisten the grind for 30 seconds with ⅓ of the boiled (almost) water, this allows to highlight the stoning tones and get the best out of the flavor of the bean.
And last but not least, pour the remaining water in about 1 minute performing circular movements.
Finally, after 3 minutes, place the plunger and start filtering by pushing down firmly. When finish, you will have an exquisite cup of coffee.
- The French press is a friendly method to implement in your home and, if you are fan of barista you will surely want to have a french press with you. If you want to have an excellent cup in which all the aromas and flavors are highlighted, we recommend you to use this method of preparation, Also keep in mind that the expertise gained from its continuous use will lead you to improve the quality of your cup bringing it closer to your personal taste.
There are more than 10 coffee preparation methods that offer you different results where each one of the characteristics of the bean are highlighted in your cup. We dare you to go deeper on each of the preparation methods, so you will learn the tips and tricks that make barista a true art, you can also learn from your professional barista, in the coffee shops you have the opportunity to see different preparation methods, try each one, observe how they make them and go ahead and do it yourself at home. We invite you to comment on our networks which method you know and which one you would like to learn. Here.