Google is celebrating the 171st birthday of the godfather of espresso machines, Angelo Moriondo, on June 6 with a particular Google Doodle, inviting all espresso lovers to sip in tribute to the inventor.
Created by Olivia When, the doodle is painted in espresso color and encompasses a GIF of the espresso machine.
While espresso was extraordinarily well-liked in Italy, individuals spent lots of time ready for the espresso to brew. Moriondo got here to the rescue of the shoppers and figured that making a number of cups of espresso without delay would enable him to serve extra clients at a sooner tempo, giving him an edge over his rivals, Google stated in a blogpost.
Moriondo patented the primary identified espresso machine. “The machine consisted of a large boiler that pushed heated water through a bed of coffee grounds, with a second boiler producing steam that would flash the bed of coffee and complete the brew,” it stated.
Moriondo introduced his espresso machine on the General Expo of Turin in 1884, the place it was awarded the bronze medal. He obtained a patent titled, “New steam machinery for the economic and instantaneous confection of coffee beverage, method”.
Born to a household of entrepreneurs in Italy in 1851, Moriondo by no means stopped brewing new concepts or initiatives. His grandfather based a liquor manufacturing firm that was handed all the way down to his son (Angelo’s father), who himself would later construct the favored chocolate firm, “Moriondo and Gariglio” alongside his brother and cousin.