How to prepare coffee with a french press

A simple and delicious manual brewing method to accompany you during your long mornings and afternoons.

By Lavazza Team 2/3 minutes

The world of coffee is as vast and various as its admirers. Almost every country has its own unique way of drinking coffee and the different names for its recipes.

A case in point is the plunger, which is known under many numerous names as the number of countries it is used in: French press, melior, cafetière à piston, French coffee maker.

But what are we talking about?

The French press is an extraction system made of a carafe with a lid that has a filter and a plunger. Using this coffee maker, you will be able to enjoy coffee, ready within minutes, that is tasty, never gets burnt, and with an intensity that can be adjusted to suit anyone’s taste. For many people, it’s the best coffee for a long afternoon at a desk.

The plunger is also ideal for preparing tea and infusions and it is distinguished by its design and the technique with which the water and the ground coffee are separated.




Hot water


1. Heat the coffee pot then discard the water away

2. Pour 30 g of coffee

3. Pour 500 ml of hot water

4. Wait 3 minutes

5. Immerse the plunger in and push it down slowly

Your French coffee is ready to be enjoyed!

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