Stovetop Brew Guide

A stovetop espresso maker is also called an Italian coffee maker, moka pot or a coffee percolator. The Bialetti was the original and is popular all around the world. The stovetop moka pot a great method for making a rich and tasty cup of coffee that’s a little lighter and less heavy than you get from an electric espresso machine.

Follow our 7 simple steps to work a little magic on the stovetop with your moka pot.



What you'll need

  • Stovetop 3 cups / 6 cups
  • Grinder
  • Kettle
  • Filtered water
  • Nuddy Coffee

STEP 1

Boil a kettle of filtered water.

Grind your coffee whilst waiting for the water to boil. The grind size should be a similar size to fine table salt.

STEP 2

Add hot water to the bottom chamber.

Fill it up with water to the point just below the pressure valve.

STEP 3

Insert the filter basket into the bottom chamber.

STEP 4

Fill the filter basket with ground coffee.

Flatten out evenly with your finger. No tamping is required.

- Add 14g of coffee for a 3 cup (140ml) stovetop brewer.
- Add 24g of coffee for a 6 cup (280ml) stovetop brewer.

STEP 5

Screw the top and bottom chambers of your stovetop brewer together.

Don't over-tighten it.

STEP 6

Put the brewer on the stove using a moderate heat.

Make sure the handle is not subject to heat.

STEP 7

Listen to the sound.

Coffee will begin to come out and fill the top brewing chamber with a puffing sound. Once the sound stops completely, turn off the stove and remove the stovetop brewer.

Enjoy!