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
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
Vanilla coffee: the best recipes
Vanilla coffee is one of the most successful ways to diversify the usual taste of organic coffee through the use of herbs and spices. The vanilla blends with the smell of freshly brewed coffee. To prepare this drink in several ways. The first and most simple – is add in espresso
immediately after brewing a bit of vanilla sugar or vanillin. Thus You will get the classic black coffee with light vanilla aroma. In addition to this method there are also other, slightly more complex recipes.
Vanilla coffee with brandy
To prepare this coffee cocktail You’ll need:
200 milliliters of freshly brewed espresso;
100 ml vanilla liqueur;
100 milliliters of brandy.
Espresso is first poured into a separate container, and then the flavor is added sugar, and then drink mixes with brandy and vanilla liqueur. This drink is very strong, Continue reading