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The cremated remains of the man who invented the stove top espresso maker were buried this week. Inside a stove top espresso maker.
Because, why not?
Coffee king Renato Bialetti died last week at 93; it was his children’s wishes to have his ashes inside the one of the Moka pots that made the family famous, according to The Local and La Stampa.
The Moka pot was blessed by a priest during a church funeral service in Bialetti’s hometown, Casale Corte Cerro, Piedmont. The pot was then taken to a family tomb, where Bialetti was placed next to his late wife.