Coffee is truly global
Next to water, it is the most consumed beverage in the world.
But there are many different ways to prepare your favorite drink.
To add chocolate to coffee and call it mocha is an American invention.
A very hands-on method to brew a great cup. You are very much in control of the process.
Enjoyed straight as a single or double shot. Can be the base of many creative drinks.
for the love of coffee
Coffee is an acquired taste and an affordable luxury. And it will take time and drinking a lot of it to experience the various nuances of different origins. It is just like appreciating good wine. Once you can appreciate coffee just by itself, without sugar, cream or artificial flavoring, you can start calling yourself a coffee aficionado.
Originating from Ethiopia, coffee is now produced in many areas of the world. Different climate, soil, and altitude will create differences in quality and taste profile. Just like wine. There is a lot to discover.
The brewing method has a major influence on the taste profile of your coffee. Some methods are extremely simple, not even requiring a filter. Others require more sophisticated equipment, like espresso machines. Let’s investigate them.
Coffee Shops around the world
Unlimited Coffee Bar, a place for professionally prepared coffee The Unlimited Coffee Bar is a small gem of a coffee shop with top-notch specialty coffee in a charming downtown area of Tokyo. This neighborhood is bustling with tourists from all over the world....read more
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Find articles about all aspects of coffee. It is a never-ending story with a rich history. New ideas inspired by coffee are evolving somewhere on the globe. We will try our best to uncover interesting facts about this heavenly drink.
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Brewing coffee is all about extraction Why should we be obsessed with grinding our coffee beans in the best possible way and with a quality coffee grinder? Why is grind size so crucial for a great tasting coffee? Simple, because brewing coffee is all about extraction....read more
The moka pot, a timeless Italian icon I believe virtually anyone has seen a moka pot, the iconic stove top coffee maker with its characteristic octagonal shape in shiny aluminum. After all, it is around for more than 80 years, practically unchanged. It was invented in...read more
What’s the buzz with cold brewed coffee? Cold brewed coffee became more popular in the US only in the last 10 years or so, but it has already a long history. There is evidence that it has been around in Japan as early as the 1600s. Japanese have always been drinkers...read more
Does coffee cause acid reflux - fact or fiction? Have you or your loved ones experienced heartburn or acid reflux? You are not alone with this unpleasant condition affecting many more people than you would think. According to the American College of Gastroenterology...read more
Costa Rica - a small country with great coffee Costa Rica is very well known among coffee lovers around the world for its delicious coffee, even though this little country doesn't even make it into the list of the top ten producers in the world in terms of quantity....read more
You certainly have heard about civet coffee or maybe rather the more colloquial expression of cat poop coffee. To add a more sophisticated touch and to establish it as an upscale product it is now mostly marketed under its Indonesian name Kopi Luwak. The most...read more
This is a great video I found on youtube showing how to make cold brewed coffee the easy way. https://youtu.be/5U6cz0bn_F8read more