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
Selecting the right coffee machines for home
True coffee connoisseurs who want to enjoy a drink not only in specialized coffee shops, often wonder how to choose a coffee machine for the home . have sufficient functionality and produces a really tasty coffee. In this article we will try to answer frequently asked questions related to the purchase of such devices.
The performance of the machine
This parameter depends on components such as the amount of water and ground coffee, of the power of heating elements. For home use do not chase high performance, paying for it. The power device does not affect palatability, and 20-30 cups a day would be enough for a family of the most avid “coffee people”.
The method of preparation
In coffee machines most commonly used two types of welding:
In the first case, the boiling water slowly flows through the filter and a container of coffee, going in a special kettle. This method of extraction of caffeine and aromatic oils are not very effective and the only real advantage is the lack of need to monitor the process 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