Drinking a cup of coffee is a small daily pleasure which is part of each one of us, synonymous with relaxation is the best excuse to take a moment to pause.
The legendary cup of cappuccino seems like just a mere drink that brings up maybe a romantic gathering with some old boyfriend, but who would think that real romance and a massive industry would revolve around it. Coffee's warm, dark and aromatic fluid has drawn many a person into a coffeehouse, not just recently, but from its very early beginnings.
There are countless legends as to its origins, but the most historically reliable is 500 BC, from Ethiopia. Travelers were ...
Coffee has five primary ways of being brewed. Each method has brewing variables - introduction of water, brewing temperature, and separating the brewed liquor from the coffee grounds. These five methods are called Turkish brewing, concentrate brewing, percolating, drip brewing, and French Press brewing.
"Turkish" or "Greek" Coffee
Turkish coffee or kahve is the traditional name is made in small containers directly on the flame with water and finely ground kahve comes to...
What variety is it and where do all these exotic tasting beans grow?
Let’s take a quick tour.
The African country of Ethiopia is where Coffee growing first originated. Today it is hard to imagine that the country’s main coffee plantations still consist of mainly wild coffee tree forests just like it was when it was first discovered centuries ago.
From these humble beginnings coffee bean production and consumption has spread like wild fire throughout the world. ...
When exposed to air, coffee beans will oxidize. Coffee grounds suffer this more so because they have a larger surface than the beans and lack the beans’ protective skin. Home coffee grinders allow you to stop the level of exposure and produce the freshest grind. Most importantly, grinding can be done when you need it.
Everything has a price, though. Picking the best grinder can make the messy and long process of grinding much more rewarding.
There are three main typ...
If a good cup of coffee was so easy to make by simply just throwing in your choice of coffee grinds into water and then into your percolator, then you could settle for just any quality of beans. Unfortunately a bad cup of coffee is so very easy to make. However, making a truly tasty and fresh cup of java every morning requires you to do things properly before you drink it.
Fresh water that is cold is your first port of call. Pour it into your coffee machine for that per...