TO MAKE GREAT COFFEE IS ONLY ONE SIDE OF THE COIN. TO ACHIEVE MAXIMUM ENJOYMENT, LET US FLIP THE COIN AND SEE WHAT ELSE IS THERE TO EXPLORE. A coffee experience is well known for its complex sensory characteristics and is often consumed for the sensory experience it provides. What kind of coffee do I […]
Why I prefer to drink coffee at home There’s one important reason why it’s better to drink coffee at home. It isn’t the fact that no one can make coffee better than you. (That isn’t likely.) The truth is, to fully appreciate something, one needs to be intimately involved in its conception. Thus, if I […]
VS Price What is the big benefit of filter made coffee? The price of the equipment. If you want to prepare good Espresso drinks, you should invest money in the following equipment: Espresso machine Electric Coffee grinder Tamper Good filter pot Nano filter basket Softener For the filter method you need the following brewing equipment: […]
There are two main coffee preparation methods: Espresso and Filter made coffee. Other methods of coffee preparation are pod options, capsules, instant made or Turkish coffee. In my opinion, filter made coffee brings the best final results. Easy preparation methods such as instant coffee and capsules can offer interesting flavour experiences, but in my opinion they are more […]
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There’s nothing quite like a fresh start Coffee is not just a drink. It’s a wonderful sensational experience! To fully appreciate the aromas and flavors of our coffee drinks, we should make it a habit to cleanse our mouths properly before taking the first sip. What’s the best way to cleanse our palates? There are […]
“Our senses are like a gateway into the world,” says Whitman. “And as we open that gateway through developing our sensory awareness, the world blossoms into a symphony of colors, scents, tastes, sounds, and touch.” – Kenton Whitman, naturalist, writer & educator Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2018-2019Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Attribution, Share […]
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Water temperature The water temperature plays a crucial role in the brewing process and affects the aroma and flavours of the final coffee drink. Coffee grounds are filled with various oils, acids and chemical compounds. There are soluble and insoluble particles. The soluble particles affect the aroma and flavor and the insoluble particles contribute to […]
Coffee brewing at home It’s not necessary to go to a coffee shop to enjoy an excellent cup of pour-over coffee. We can brew our coffee at home that will be as good – or even better- than the coffee that’s being served in coffee shops. In doing so, we do not have to be […]
Types of coffee grinders If the grinder, is not of a very good quality, you will get lots of dust in the coffee. Dust will get into the coffee mainly when you do coffee via French press, Vietnamese or steel filters. There are two basic types of coffee grinders: blade, and burr grinders.
Hario focus on Clarity Wood neck focus on Body Aeropress focus on Body Chemex focus on Clarity Kalita focus on clarity but create also a good body Melita focus on Clarity French Press, focus on Body Clever Dripper focus on Body and Clarity Moka pot focus on body Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2018Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published […]
How they can be marked coffee beans: Microdot and Single origin coffee beans. Many times, not marked on the packaging. But you will know thanks to the price. The Microdots are more expensive, than other coffee beans.
Home Barista is: A Home Barista is a specific person. The main character of a Home Barista is a deep passion for specialty coffee and the way of life that is associated with. Being a Home Barista not only awakes their inner fire, but it also brings them inner peace. They see specialty coffee culture […]
Cups vs. Mugs Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes What are the differences between cups and mugs? There are many possible different definitions for cups and mugs. Generally, it can be concluded that the capacity is the main aspect that differentiates cups from mugs. Cups are smaller than mugs. A cup typically holds not […]
Brewing Brewing is a very important part of all the processes. It is hard to say what part of the process, from selecting coffee beans, equipment, preparation, blooming or even writing the recipe for the coffee drink to be served, is most important. I think the only difference is in the time for blooming and […]
Blooming – what is it? The blooming process is one of the more important processes of the coffee preparation. The main reason is that this time one starts the first relation/connection between the water and the coffee grains. Also, this time you start to create the flavours. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2018-2019Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under […]
Coffee enjoying & Brewing skills Buy freshly roasted, whole beans. I prefer to purchase beans that come with a roasting date that is not older than 2 to 4 weeks. I use them within 6 weeks. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2017-2018Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Attribution, Share AlikeLicense Abstract:You may copy this content, […]
Specialty Coffee & the Beauty of Breathing Breath is the link between mind and body – Dan Brulé, world-renowned pioneer in Breathwork Breathing is in our basic human nature. We need oxygen to nourish our bodies. With each breath, we also inhale various aromas from our environment. Aromas affect our thoughts and emotions in everyday […]
Coffee & Cheese – … And Miracles will happen A miracle is when the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. A miracle is when one plus one equals a thousand. – Carl Frederick Buechner, American writer and theologian Pairing wine & cheese Serving wine in combination with cheese is a pleasure and […]
Opposites attract… Pacamara coffee beans – history The Pacamara coffee varietal resulted from the crossing of two varieties. Which are quite different from each other: the Pacas and Maragogype varietals. It’s name combines the first four letters of each parent varietal. The Salvadoran Institute for Coffee Research (ISIC) created this relatively new coffee varietal in […]
How to correctly drink coffee, or how do you like to drink coffee? Do you mix your coffee drink with a spoon? Do you drink it at once or do you wait? Do drink it cold, or very hot, warm?What is the best way to enjoy your coffee, did you think about this? Maybe it […]
“Some pursue happiness – others create it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (American essayist, 1803 -1882) Home Barista I met an old friend of mine the other day. We spoke about life and traveling. After a while, he said: “Marek, you know a lot about coffee. I’m sure you have a secret recipe for preparing excellent […]
Jamaica – The “land of wood and water” and excellent coffee Not all Jamaican coffee beans are classified as Blue Mountain Coffee. They are graded into Blue Mountain No. 1 – 3, Pea Berry and Triage. Other grades of Jamaican coffee beans include High Mountain Supreme, Jamaica Prime and Jamaica Select. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2018Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here […]
Bourbon and Typica Bourbon and Typica are the two main varieties of the Coffee Arabica species. They are considered to be the two “Heirloom”or “Heritage” Arabica coffee varieties, which originated in south western Ethiopia. It is believed that most Arabica coffee varietals are derivatives of the Typica or Bourbon variety. It is commonly accepted that […]
Heirloom’ coffees – Enjoy delicious historic flavors When trying to capture the essence of Ethiopian coffees, Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea, a Chicago based US coffee roasting company, cites the American dancer, Isadora Duncan (1877-1927): “No, I can’t explain the dance to you. If I could tell you what it meant, there would be no point […]
You travel on until you return home; you live on until you return to earth. – Ethiopian Proverb Ethiopia is a fascinating country. ‘The Land of Origins’ has a rich history, hospitable people with deep spiritual traditions, indescribably beautiful landscapes with striking natural contrasts. Ethiopia is the home the world’s rarest animals and plants and […]
Colour Your World! Coffee can be processed from the cherry to the green beans that are going to be roasted via a ‘Honey’ Processing Method. In doing so, only the skin and the pulp of the coffee cherry are removed. The coffee beans (seeds) are dried within the remaining honey-like, sugary, mucilage layer – the […]
‘A good life is a collection of happy moments.’ – Denis Waitley, American motivational speaker, writer and consultant: 1. Haraz Mountains, Mocha, Yemen Historically significant coffee growing region. Yemen was the first country, where coffee was harvested outside of Ethiopia. Mocha is a city in Yemen, located close to the coffee plantations. Mocha coffee is […]
“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up” – Pablo Picasso “Perfect coffee” We are often exposed to advertisements in our daily lives that single out the ‘best’ coffee beans or recipes how to brew the ‘best’ cup of coffee. Advertising techniques use the words ‘best’ and ‘better’ […]
A much-loved coffee brewing device, inspired by a simple washing machine.Little bit history not only for Home Barista) Bialetti Many coffee lovers use the Moka Pot with a big joy to prepare their daily coffee drinks. The Moka Pot not only brews delicious coffee in a convenient way, but using it also brings cozy feelings […]
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica We traveled to Monteverde in the Central Highlands Region of Costa Rica. A long winding dirt road with excellent views leads to this mountaintop paradise. Monteverde is located between two cloud forests. When we arrived in Monteverde, we visited the Don Juan […]