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4M is a term mainly used among Italians for espresso. It is a placeholder for four words that start with "M" in Italian that affects espresso preparation. Some information can be found here. These M's are: Miscela: The coffee-blend; it covers the selection and blending of the beans as well as proper roasting. Macinazione: The grinder; proper grinding of ...


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Some people add the fifth M, referring to "Maintenance" (keeping equipment clean, espresso machine descaled, having burrs in the grinder regularly replaced etc.)


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I am unsure if you are comjng from the perspective of someone who wants to become a barista or someone who is interested in making quality coffee at home. In my opinion learning how to brew quality espresso, and the different factors that effect a quality espresso and espresso drinks is most challenging and also requires the most knowledge (how to prepare ...


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To qualify being a barista you should work in a coffee shop. Because it's basically a job description. To become a home barista all one is to do is making coffee at home. Of course you can be a shitty home barista if you make shitty coffee at home. In order to become a good one, you should probably learn a few different brewing methods, of which Espresso is ...


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Actually, all someone requires to make a pour over is; hot water, coffee grounds, a napkin and a glass. No special equipment is required. You may want to google cowboy coffee to see the basics of preparing coffee without special equipment. Whenever you feel you require special equipment, you can invest in that equipment. Coffee brewing is the cheapest ...


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