June 10, 2010
Moka Pot - Mirco della Vecchia sets world record
SEREN DEL GRAPPA, (BL), Italy -- During the 'Dolomiti
record show', one of Italy’s most famous chocolatiers,
Della Vecchia has unveiled a1.1 meter high, 1,78m
base circumference, Moka pot made of Aluminium which sets
the new world record for the Largest
Photo: Mirko Della Vecchia and the mayor
of Pedavena Maria Teresa De Bortoli. (enlarge
The new World's Largest
Moka Pot can serve 1,000 cups of moka coffe in 45
minutes, using 78 liters of water and 1 pound of coffe.
previous Guinness world record for the Largest
Moka Pot was a 1 meter high, 90 cm base circumference
Moka pot made in Bosnia Herzegovina back in 2004.
The moka pot, also known as a caffettiera
or macchinetta (popular; literally "small machine"), is a
stove top espresso coffee maker, based on the principle of
preparing coffee with steam pressurized water.
The moka pot is most commonly used in Europe,
and has become known as an iconic design, displayed in modern
industrial art museums, such as the Science Museum in London.
Mokas come in different sizes, from one to eighteen
50 ml cups. The original design was made from aluminium with
Della Vecchia - master chocolatier
Della Vecchia, together with a team of artists, has
also created the World's
Largest chocolate sculpture, a white chocolate replica
of the Dome of Milan which is 1.5 meters tall, 2.5 meters
long and weighed and impressive 5.37 tons.
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June 10, 2010