1. Grains, seeds of the coffee tree
2. A drink made from roasted and ground beans of the coffee tree.
Grain coffee tree, rich in aromatic substances and alkaloids, mainly the caffeine. Homeland – South Arabia (Yemen) and Ethiopia. There are currently producing the best varieties (mocha, Arabica). However, the main suppliers of coffee to the world market – South America (especially Brazil and Colombia), where it was brought by Europeans. These varieties according to their biochemical indicators worse than the African-Arab.
Attitude to coffee, as a beverage, throughout its long history, was ambiguous. In the Arab East, in Asia it has always considered stimulating, strong, but harmless. In Europe, it is extremely appreciated until the XVIII century when mainly determined country-consumers of coffee – Poland, Austria, Germany (as opposed to the tea – England, Russia). From the late eighteenth century and especially in the nineteenth century against coffee, like tea, were put forward strong objections – they identified a number of harmful that was completely Continue reading
Coffee brewing methods
Classic coffee recipes:
Coffee is an integral part of the Arab world, and the ceremony of preparation and consumption of this drink is an important ritual that has survived to our days almost intact, if we brew coffee in a copper cezve (also known as “the cezve”). Important . the grind should be very fine. The cups should be pre-warmed, because the cold Cup can kill the best coffee. Water in any case should not be hot or boiled.
All recipes are made at the rate of 7 grams per 60 ml of water or a little more (about a heaping teaspoon per small Cup).
In cezve put one sugar, pour 3/4 of the capacity of cold water, put on fire. Once the contents come to a boil, cezve remove from heat and add 5-7 grams of finely ground coffee (best to grind Continue reading
Coffee with cookies
Making coffee in the hundreds. Why not just combine the coffee taste and aroma: spices, seasonings, toppings, sweets. There are also some very unusual recipes. Coffee with cookies, for example, is much more reminiscent of the original dessert than traditional coffee drink. It will appeal to anyone who likes to experiment and is partial to dense, buttery taste of Oriental sweets. Today we will try to make coffee with cookies, but at the same time, will open some secrets of professional baristas who have long mastered this recipe.
Recipe coffee with cookies
In order to make coffee with cookies, we will need the following ingredients:
Halvah . One small Cup will be enough for 50 grams. If you cook a large portion, you can take 100 grams.
Cream or milk . ½ Cup or about 100 grams.
Ground coffee . 2 teaspoons Continue reading