Dario Ciarlantini

7 September 2021
latte nel bicchiere e nella caraffa di vetro

How to Choose the Best Milk for Your Bar

It is estimated that 80% of the world’s Espresso is used as the base ingredient for milk drinks. This is an impressive number. Even we Italians, despite being “espresso centric” , consume a lot of […]
24 June 2021
tazzina da caffè espresso con forme e colori diversi

Drinking Espresso Coffee: how important is the Shape and Colour of the Cup?

Have a cup of coffee! It’s easy to say “cup”, but which cup? Do they all fit? Are they all the same? Maybe they are, maybe they are not. Let’s see it together. Coffee cups: […]
24 June 2021
caffè espresso al vetro

Drinking Espresso Coffee “in Glass”. What’s the difference compared to the Ceramic Cup?

“I would like my espresso in a glass cup, please!”. We bartenders are used to this specific request and we often think to ourselves: “I wonder why he wants his espresso in a glass cup […]
28 May 2021
donne nella filiera del caffè

Coffee Supply Chain: Women’s (key) Role

“What would the world be without Nutella” used to say a famous advert. Although I have a great deal of respect for the famous cocoa and hazelnut cream, I believe that the phrase “what would […]
4 May 2021
caffè espresso bruciato o sporco

Espresso Coffee: with or without Sugar?

The question is a “burdensome” one, a serious issue that can generate real feuds: Espresso Coffee, with or without Sugar? Sometimes the question becomes even more twisted in its variable: “Better the Sugar or the […]
24 July 2020
caffè sovraestratto o caffè sottoestratto

Over-extracted or under-extracted coffee: Causes and Useful Advice

The Perfect Espresso, we know, is an art. And every bartender in the world has its own little secrets.But the risk of tripping over or under-extracted coffee is always just around the corner. So what […]
22 June 2020
moka caffè

The 8 Steps for Making Coffee with Moka correctly

Espresso. Sure, espresso is great, but once my grandmother used ”to make Moka”. I wonder if I remember how to make coffee with moka?! When we’re at home we can’t always extract an espresso. So […]