Espresso I noticed that many coffee-shops in Europe – including some famous ones – offer shots of ‘Espresso’ that are in fact ‘Ristretto’ shots. A Ristretto shot has approximately half of the size of an Espresso shot. These coffee-shops should correct their menu to avoid misunderstandings between the baristas and their customers. After all, who […]
Coffee beans and light. Light changes everything… The stored coffee beans affect : Air Moisture Heat Light Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2018-2019Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Attribution, Share AlikeLicense Abstract:You may copy this content, create derivative work from it, and re-publish it, provided you include an overt attribution to the author(s) and the […]
Coffee farm Smart coffee-farmers are also passionate bee-keeper! That way, they are making sure that plenty bees and butterflies are dancing around their coffee-gardens. Fruitful work enables them to harvest excellent coffee beans. After all, they can also collect and enjoy delicious honey! Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2017-2019Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Attribution, […]
Energy in coffee – four small articles Smell, Taste, Enjoy or what is true coffee passion. Every coffee-lover should have at least three coffee monkeys inside themselves. Each monkey has a different task. One focuses on tasting flavours. Another one explores the aromas with his/her nose. And one more monkey feels the body of the […]
“Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.” – Conan O’Brien Visiting a coffee farm During our recent visit to Chiang Mai, in Northern Thailand we had been invited by local farmers to their coffee plantation to pick coffee cherries with them. This task was not as easy as we thought it would be! […]
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How we have written in blog, more heree. There three main coffee processing methods: Wet / Washed Dry / Natural Honey There are more, less popular coffee processing methods.
What to look for when buying coffee beans: The date of roasting, is an important factor that needs to be taken into account when brewing coffee. For brewed coffee it’s recommended to use the coffee beans 2 – 14 days after they had been roasted (max. 30 days off roast). To get excellent results for […]
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is today. – Chinese proverb Trees on Coffee plantation We need trees. Why are trees so important? According to the Irish Botanist, Diana Beresford-Kroeger, trees are the most important living organisms on earth! Trees protect and feed our planet. They […]
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, […]
TARRAZU We rented a car for 1 week and explored the Tarrazu region, which is located in the Central Highlands of Costa Rica. This area is a gourmet coffee growing center of the country and a mecca for coffee-lovers. While driving through the highlands and valleys, we passed many coffee fields. We saw quiet mountain […]
Nature is where it all begins for the Hawaiians. In fact, they call themselves keiki o ka aina children of the land’. – M. J. Harden, Author of Voices of Wisdom Hawaiian Elders Speak Hawaii – the 50th state of the USA – is an awe-inspiring geographical wonder, located out in the middle of the […]
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 […]