Top 6 Things You can Do with your French Press
Do you know that you can make other things using your French Press other than a spectacular coffee? If you don’t know how to use your French Press other than to make coffee than you’re seriously missing out. Are you ready to be amazed?
Some of the finest café drinks have frothed milk heated up as a topper. A French press is very handy to replicate the frothy goodness right at home. Simply heat up a small volume of milk in the microwave, and then thrust it into your French press before you get the froth degree you 're looking for. Certainly, you can do this with a whisk on the stove too, but this is much more efficient. Less clutter, less hassle. Apply cinnamon, vanilla and/or cardamom to the hot milk for a true coffee change, then let it steep before frothing in your French press.
Making tea in your French press might sound like the transfer, it's really very close to making coffee. Are you afraid of getting fancy? Follow the guidance of professional holistic wellness consultant Erica Joy Dunn and incorporate fresh ingredients. "When the water starts boiling in the French press, I pare and cut bits of fresh ginger. I place them at the bottom of the French press and squeeze them in a full lemon juice. I then gently shake the ground turmeric over the top and dump the boiling water over it, making it simmer for 3 to 5 minutes. I mix in Mike's Hot Honey and then slowly press it.
French press is perfect for soups! "You can fill the French press with plethora of piquant such as basil and cilantro, peppercorns, a five-spice or star anise stub, crushed ginger, some dehydrated mushrooms for texture and maybe even a slice of jalapeño to add a touch of heat. Then pour some hot broth over the ingredients and let them simmer for a few minutes.
The French press is an excellent filter for course substances like ground spices, roots and even fruit, in addition to producing fantastic coffee. "If you're going to play with new flavors in your drinks, French presses are the perfect device to make the infusions," says Ramsey Pimentel, C.R.E.A.M. Hospitality Partner / Bartender. "This aids you to observe the savors and taste before scaling them. That makes it easier to produce new drinks at home." You can even produce flavored oils with your French press.
Wait, so what? Yeah, certainly a hot cup of coffee is fantastic. But you can use it for the cold brew, too. Simply apply room temperature water instead of hot water after you ground your beans and place the recommended serving in a bottle. Then let it cool up in your refrigerator until you’re ready to drink it.
This is tremendous just put the grains into a large French press for tonight's dinner — like quinoa, barley, farro, or wild rice — fill with water, and stir a couple of times. Then push down the plunger and release the water. Your grains must be strained and washed for everything that you produce!