CHICAGO (WLS) — In case your mother loves cafe-style espresso drinks, you might be able to brew up her favourite drink at residence.

Rafa Owens is a barista at PiniPico Brazilian Cafe and shared some ideas for making a greater cup of espresso.

Iced Espresso

  • Use the mason jar methodology. Add 1.5 tablespoons of floor espresso per cup of water to the mason jar.
  • Stir and sit within the fridge for at the very least 24 hours.
  • Pressure the espresso utilizing a cheesecloth, espresso filter, or espresso sock.
  • Freeze leftover espresso to make use of as ice cubes

Sizzling Espresso

  • For a good, delicate cup of espresso use a drip espresso maker.
  • For a bolder, darker taste, attempt a French press.
  • Warmth up the cup with heat water earlier than pouring the espresso within the mug.


  • Soften in chocolate for sweetness.
  • Use condensed milk, honey, agave or vanilla for sweetness.
  • Spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, or cardamom can change the flavour.

PiniPico Brazilian Cafe can also be providing Mom’s Day packages, if you wish to take mother out for a deal with.

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