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
How to brew real coffee
How to brew real coffee?
Five tips on How to brew real coffee from gourmet this drink from Evbar Studio.
The first thing is to understand what a real black coffee may not be soluble
and is prepared only from well-roasted freshly ground coffee beans. To prepare this drink you need to use special dishes. The Turk in the General case is the same special container, which is a small metal ladle, special shape, with wide bottom and usually tapering upward. Can be made of copper, steel or aluminum. The choice of material is not for everybody. However, connoisseurs of coffee drink all converge on the same copper. The fact that this material has a high thermal conductivity, and therefore faster and more evenly warms the beverage.
The manipulations for the preparation of coffee is reduced to bring to a certain extent heat source water and the coffee composition in Turka. Some foodies believe that it is necessary to prepare once, we believe, on the contrary, you need some time to raise the foam.
Thus, General recommendations for the preparation of coffee in the Turk Continue reading