The Off-Grid Latte : Foamy Perfection with No Electricity or Espresso Machine

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Step 3: Now- back and forth and back and forth.

Picture of Now- back and forth and back and forth.
Once your milk is hot, pour it carefully into  your French press pot and insert the screen and lid.

Put your towel or potholder on the top to protect your hand from the heat.  Hold firmly at the top and start slowly pumping the knob up and down.

Hold on tightly- HOT HOT HOT!

Normally, a minute or two of pumping is sufficient to create a super-dense and velvety foam.  The milk will approximately double in volume during foaming.
maselval3 years ago
I'm using the same technique and it really works great!
473NG3R3 years ago
Yes! I have been trying to figure this out for so long. I use an Aeropress which also produces what is basically espresso and I didn't want to buy an espresso maker just to steam the milk.