WE LIVE IN CAFFEINATED TIMES. It’s no wonder that espresso is the most common coffee beverage all over the world. While many simply enjoy the charge it can offer, for many, the drinking of espresso is a valued social custom with endless varieties. In addition to lattes, Americanos, and cappuccinos, the Cubans have ‘cortaditos’, the Colombians love their ‘tinto’ and of course there is the thick and unforgettable Turkish blend. Explore your favorite variety of ground espresso and make delicious homemade drinks in the comfort of your home!
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The IMUSA Electric Espresso Maker and it’s parts are not dishwasher safe. Always wash by hand. It is recommended washing when not used for an extended period of time.
- Before Use: Run full cycle with water or vinegar to clean unit. Repeat every 2-3 months to clean your appliance.
- Unplug the Electric Espresso Maker from the electrical outlet and allow to cool completely before cleaning.
- Clean the inside of the tube by washing and drying completely. Any moisture left can corrode the compartment.
- Regularly check the funnel and the gasket, replace it if there are signs of wear or deterioration. Use original spare parts only.
- Every so often, check that the holes in the disk filter are not blocked, if necessary, clean using a pin (see figure, right).
- When cleaning, do not use solvents or abrasive detergents. Clean it with a sponge, keeping attention not to wet the electrical parts.
- Never rinse the boiler under the tap water and never immerse it in water.
- Flavor of coffee depends greatly on bean variety, roast level, fineness of grind, and level of heat used.
- If you find sediment in your brew, choose a slightly coarser grind, but still finer than you would use for a filter coffee machine.
- The first pot of coffee you brew should be thrown away. The intent is just to clean the machine before using it for the first time.