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How to taste an espresso, according to Paolo

How to taste an espresso, according to Paolo

Have you ever wondered how to taste an espresso as a true expert? Anyone can tell a good coffee from a not so good one. But do you know how an expert recognizes a quality espresso from a mediocre or even bad one?

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Coffee and lemon: an ally against headache

Coffee and lemon: an ally against headache

The time has come to confirm or dispel this classic popular saying. Does it really work? Does it have a scientific basis? Well yes! Coffee combined with lemon has an analgesic effect and thus helps relieve headaches in a short time

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Ernani coffee women: Naima

Ernani coffee women: Naima

Naima, a point of reference for the Ernani team in the Corso Buenos Aires cafè: a cornerstone for all her colleagues, a guaranteed smile in the morning for all customers and a true coffee lover. Let's get to know it together!

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The women of Caffè Ernani: Martina

The women of Caffè Ernani: Martina

Let's have a chat to discover a new recruit in the Caffè Ernani family: her name is Martina. A girl who has passion, is young, but with clear ideas and ready for any challenge!

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The colorimeter: the device that scientifically verifies our medium roasting

The colorimeter: the device that scientifically verifies our medium roasting

We hear about light, dark, medium roasting, cinnamon and much more. But are they only levels defined on the basis of subjective criteria or is it possible to establish the kind of roasting in a technical-scientific way? In this article I introduce you to the colorimeter and I will show you that the our Ernani coffee roasting is medium, for real.

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The benefits of coffee - part 2

The benefits of coffee - part 2

Coffee contains countless beneficial substances for our body, which, if taken regularly, help your dental well-being, prevention for type 2 diabetes and also the onset of liver cirrhosis. Let's find out how ...

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Let's do some clarity: is arabica better than robusta?

Let's do some clarity: is arabica better than robusta?

Nowadays we hear more and more phrases like "the best coffee is 100% arabica", "give me an arabica espresso please", or even "I drink coffee at the bar only if it has at least 70% arabica" and finally "we only make quality blends with at least 80% arabica ". But is this 100% arabica synonymous with coffee quality or not?

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Recipe for Shaken Coffee

Recipe for Shaken Coffee

During the sunny afternoons of a Milanese spring, one of the most popular requests made to our incredible baristas of the Torrefazione is the tasty shaken coffee. A velvety and creamy drink, able to combine the strength of an espresso coffee with the freshness of ice.

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From the coffee roaster directly where you want

From the coffee roaster directly where you want

Relive the experience of the espresso prepared in a workmanlike manner in our Torrefazione even within the home or in your office. Give yourself a break full of taste, with an exceptional coffee delivered directly where you want, always freshly roasted and freshly ground.

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How long will my coffee last?

How long will my coffee last?

Coffee, like many other food products, is best before a given date. But what does “Best before” means? Can I drink my coffee even if it has expired? Does it hurt? How do I best preserve it?

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A companion for all Milanese since 1909

A companion for all Milanese since 1909

At least once, every Milanese had a perfectly made espresso at the historic Torrefazione of Corso Buenos Aires. This tradition now continues at your place or office thanks to our online store, which brings coffee from the Roaster directly to you, wherever you want.

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Capsule extraction. Is it identical to espresso?

Capsule extraction. Is it identical to espresso?

The invention of the domestic capsule machine is undoubtedly brilliant. It immediately convinced us thanks to the professional result it brings to our homes. However, it is not correct to compare the capsule extraction to espresso for all the characteristics we have seen in many posts here on ABCCoffee.

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The reopening of the Corso Buenos Aires roastery: Monday 11 May

The reopening of the Corso Buenos Aires roastery: Monday 11 May

It will be difficult to see your smiles under the masks, but we are sure that the eyes will reflect all our and your happiness, giving each other a little bit of new normal, unusually remote, but always dominated by attention to service, product quality, safety and authenticity of human relationships created inside and outside the roastery.

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How to go sugarless with coffee

How to go sugarless with coffee

We all know that it would be better to avoid sugar or at least limit its consumption. How do you get used to drink coffee without adding it? And what are the advantages?

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The benefits of coffee - part 1

The benefits of coffee - part 1

As we well know in coffee there is caffeine, which can bring countless benefits to our body. In fact, it helps digest thanks to the stimulatory effect, it has a protective function on the heart and it is energizing for the brain. It also stimulates the metabolism and therefore increases the calories burned.

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No more sugar: why and how?

No more sugar: why and how?

Of course, we know, it's difficult. The coffees that are offered us every day in most bars are bitter. But you know that this is not necessary?

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THE KISS OF HAYEZ AND THE ERNANI HAT

THE KISS OF HAYEZ AND THE ERNANI HAT

The Hayez exhibition at the Gallerie d’Italia in Milan featuring all three versions of the painting “Il Bacio” (“The Kiss”) gives the opportunity to appreciate the bond between this famous painting by the Italian Francesco Hayez and the Ernani hat...

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COFFEE HARVESTING METHODS

COFFEE HARVESTING METHODS

When to harvest the coffee cherries, the various harvesting methods and their impact on the coffee quality. Let’s go through this all together...

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TRAMS ARE A MUST SEE IN MILAN

TRAMS ARE A MUST SEE IN MILAN

Trams are a typical feature of the landscape of Milan and the Milanese, who regard them as an institution, adore the city trams. A little noisy but nice, friendly, comfortable and ecological we catch them to get anywhere...

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ERNANI CAPSULES EXTRACTION

ERNANI CAPSULES EXTRACTION

It is less full-bodied than espresso, but with great aromatic variety. It is very practical and allows to vary your coffee in an instant...

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WHY ERNANI?

WHY ERNANI?

Strong connection to the traditions and to the city of Milan, courage, a visionary mind: these are the values that the Ernani hat represented in the tumultuous period that brought to the historic “5 Giornate di Milano”...

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OUR STORY

OUR STORY

In order to offer a always top quality product, we select only the best beans and we roast them at the best, to preserve all the qualities of our coffee and its aromatic notes until they will be consumed...

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CAFFE' ERNANI AT HOMI

CAFFE' ERNANI AT HOMI

Our purpose is to be a good companion in your everyday life. That is why we will also be close to you during HOMI, the lifestyle fair taking place at the Milano Exhibition centre from 15 to 18 September 2017.

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KINDER SURPRISE EGGS INSPIRED OUR CAPSULES

KINDER SURPRISE EGGS INSPIRED OUR CAPSULES

We admit it, we love Kinder suprise eggs. We love the sweet milk chocolate and the yellow plastic eggs holding the surprise. Funny and easily accessible, they conceal the taste of surprise, melting in a small daily pleasure. Just as the espresso or, even better, as capsules...

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A YELLOW-FOOTED TINY MOUSE

A YELLOW-FOOTED TINY MOUSE

Mickey Mouse was born in 1928 and since that time he wears large, yellow shoes, the only element that has always been constant, despite his many stylistic evolutions...

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THERE, WHERE CAFFÈ ERNANI IS ROASTED

The coffee you enjoy in our milanese roastery, at bars where Caffè Ernani is served and that you can buy on our site, are roasted in our workshop in Desio, dominated by a 70’s Petroncini...

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THE ERNANI QUALITY CAPSULES

All the questions you ask us when you have the opportunity to taste our Nespresso compatible capsules and you feel like like switching to Caffè Ernani collected in one page!

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FLIP COFFEE POT

FLIP COFFEE POT

Why we like it? It is a true ritual in neapolitan houses, slow. How to make your coffee using flip coffee pot...

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ERNANI CAPSULES

ERNANI CAPSULES

A study as intense as Ernani coffees has led to our new compatible capsules, now available at our website, also by subscription, and, starting from the next week, at the historical roastery of Corso Buenos Aires in Milan and at bars serving Caffè Ernani.

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THE BIALETTI MAKER

THE BIALETTI MAKER

Why we like it? Is full of history and produces a very good coffee in a very simple way. It also spreads a terrific coffee aroma in your kitchen...

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