29 Mar '17, 3pm

Artikel Ngupi-Ngupi Terbaru dari Feedly: Trading Beer for Coffee: A Journey of Changing Career Paths, Part Three

Speaking of steaming milk—disaster. Once I had somewhat wrapped my head around pulling espresso and had managed to pull a couple of half-decent espresso shots, we moved onto portioning and steaming milk. I can confidently say that the muscle memory for this part of the job is going to take some time. Too much aeration on my first jug leads to a measure of beautifully textured milk under a raft of second-wave dry cappuccino foam. I follow instructions from Brittany , our training manager, but manage to pour a half cup of froth followed by a dribbly stream of hot, thin, milk. Forget a Monk’s Head, as it cascades over the rim and into the sink—it’s closer to a mullet. My second jug yields a portion of exactly the opposite: thin and hot milk, with no microfoam. Brittany takes my hands and tries to guide me into pouring a respectable cup. Alas, the lack of microfoam means that ...

Full article: http://www.baristamagazine.com/trading-beer-part-three/

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