An important role in the preparation of cocktails plays the necessary equipment. Shaker – a mandatory attribute of the profession. In a shaker, we mix a lot of drinks when the recipe has, for example, protein or egg yolk, juice, thick syrup or cream liqueur. All of the above ingredients require good mixing with ice, and there is hardly anything can replace the shaker.
It is also nice to have a spoon in the household bartender with a long handle and strainer (special strainer for pumping the drink from the ice). Another important attribute of the bartender (albeit home) – jigger. This is a metal measuring Cup, which you will measure the required amount of liquid ingredients from the recipe. You can, for example, just buy some “bartender set”, which includes everything you need. Continue reading
Kemex, hario, cold brew, aeropress, craft roasting – let’s try to understand what is more in the new coffee culture: snobbery of a closed club or the inspiration of evangelists and pioneers.
On request, “alternative coffee” dozens of articles titled “Five alternative ways to make coffee.” This files most often mention Chemex, Hario (or “funnel”), the siphon and the aeropress. In fact, this is the same way, immersion – full immersion of ground coffee in water, and differ only in the device for cooking. But even the choice of device is not important, and most importantly – the idea. Continue reading