Moka Express Exclusive FAQ
How do I use a Moka Express?
To use a Moka Express, fill the bottom chamber with water, add finely ground coffee to the funnel, assemble the Moka Express, place it on a medium heat stovetop burner, listen for the gurgling sound, and remove it when the coffee is dark but not spluttering. Pour and enjoy.
What size Moka Express should I get?
The size of the Moka Express you should choose depends on your coffee consumption. A 3-cup Moka Express makes about 200-240 ml of coffee, while a 6-cup Moka Express produces around 300-360 ml.
How do I clean a Moka Express?
Disassemble the Moka Express, rinse with warm water, wash with soapy water, scrub, rinse thoroughly, and dry. For deep cleaning, you can use a solution of water and vinegar or water and baking soda.
What type of coffee should I use with a Moka Express?
Use finely ground coffee, similar in consistency to table salt. Espresso or Moka coffee blends work well, or select dark-roasted coffee beans for a flavorful brew.
Why is my Moka Express not making good coffee?
Poor coffee quality can result from factors like using the wrong grind, too much or too little coffee, and incorrect heat settings. Ensure your coffee, grind, and technique are appropriate.
Can I use the Moka Express on an induction cooktop?
Bialetti offers an induction-compatible version of the Moka Express. Be sure to check the label or packaging for "induction" to ensure compatibility with induction stovetops.
Where can I find replacement parts for my Moka Express?
You can find replacement parts, such as gaskets and filters, in our Bialetti Spare Parts section. Make sure to check the specific model of your Moka Express for compatibility. There is a size chart on each of the spares to help you make the right choice.
Is Bialetti Moka Express dishwasher safe?
It's best to hand wash your Moka Express to preserve its longevity. Dishwashing may affect the appearance and performance of certain components, so we recommend hand cleaning.
What is the difference between Bialetti and other stovetop coffee makers?
Bialetti is a trusted brand with a rich history and offers a wide range of sizes and designs. The Bialetti Moka Express is celebrated for its iconic design, quality, and durability, making it a preferred choice for many coffee enthusiasts.