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- Fill the bottom reservoir of the moka pot with hot water up to the bottom collar of the pressure release valve.
- Fill the filter basket with ground coffee. I like a grind consistency about half-way between espresso and drip grind. Not too fine, not too coarse. Do not overfill or tamp.
- Replace the filter and run your finger around the lip to remove any stray grounds. Screw the moka pot together tightly.
- Place the moka pot on a stovetop at medium-low heat (lower if using a gas stove.)
- After 5-10 minutes, the brew should start oozing into the upper chamber. Sputtering or spitting means the heat is too high.
- When the brew is about 80% complete, remove it from the heat. You can optionally wrap the bottom with a chilled bar towel to halt the brewing process.
- Pour and serve immediately. Moka pot coffee is quite strong, so many enjoy it diluted 50/50 with hot water, Americano-style or add some (foamed) milk.
Enjoy your Nero Aurum Coffee.