Nicknamed the "Car-puccino," this converted 1988 Volkswagen Scirocco, chosen for its resemblance to the DeLorean time-traveling car from Back To The Future runs completely on roasted coffee granules. A team from the BBC science show Bang Goes The Theory built the coffeemobile and calculated that it can run three miles per kilo of ground coffee, or about 56 espressos per mile.
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This Bobby Flay recipes makes one Kahlúa-spiked 16-ounce milkshake or two 8-ounce milkshakes.
Fewer than 20 of these fancy espresso machines exist at coffee shops. One barista walks us through the experience of using The Slayer (much better name than The Impaler and The Beheader, no?) to see if it's worth all the fuss.
[Flickr: FoodMayhem] Typical of most wands, the milk-steaming one attached to an espresso machine can be magical. Jessica of Food Mayhem discovered this was the trick behind Gottino's delicious steam scrambled eggs. According to chef Jody Williams: Hold the jar underneath the steamer wand (milk steamer on an espresso machine) and let the wand dip into the egg mixture. Turn on the steamer and swirl about until the eggs are scrambled but soft and runny. The eggs turn out creamy, tasty, and melt-on-your-tonguey. Calling all baristas: when nobody's watching, go grab an egg, crack it into one of those mini milk-steaming pitchers, and report back. Just beware of the floating egg bits in the next latte order. Related What...
Editor's note: Serious Eater Rachel Felder chimes in to tell us about her experience at Universita Del Caffe last week. Take it away, coffee newbie-turned-expert Rachel! —Erin The last time I drank six back-to-back espressos in the name of education,...