Some of the unpleasant flavours
Bitter flavours are usually connected with a higher temperature of brewing water. Also, if the coffee tastes bitter, it’s recommended to let the drink cool down a little bit. Continue reading UNPLEASENT FLAVOURS IN A COFFEE
Happiness comes in waves. 😊
Coffee as a product and the way of life associated with it is developing in several different ‘waves’. Three significant waves of coffee advancements have been recognised by coffee lovers: Continue reading COFFEE WAVES & WISDOM
Two main coffee brewing methods
It can be any method, where the water consistently flows through ground coffee from the filter to the cup. The exit holes of the coffee-maker are open and not blocked. Pre-infusion gives you control over clarity and extraction of the coffee brewing process. Continue reading COFFEE BREWING METHODS
Specialty coffee culture is a multi-sensual, aesthetic
experience. We experience the preparation and enjoyment of the coffee drink
itself with not only our nose and taste-buds, but also with all our other
senses. Not only do we appreciate the magic of the coffee drink in all its
aspects, but we also notice and enjoy the beautiful utensils of the ritual and our pleasant surroundings. Continue reading THE ART OF SPECIALTY COFFEE CULTURE
The Akha People of Northern Thailand
One does not have the ability to throw away our customs any more than a buffalo has the ability to have its footprints one place and its body someplace else.
Continue reading COFFEE FROM AKHA PEOPLE
The art of lighting
“The secret to life is to put yourself in the right lighting. For some, it’s a Broadway spotlight; for others, a lamplit desk. Use your natural powers — of persistence, concentration, and insight — to do work you love and work that matters. Solve problems. make art, think deeply.” – Susan Cain, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking
“The craft of lighting a dining room is part theatre and part magic show” – Brendan McNully, Illuminating Ideas
Continue reading TASTE OF COFFEE AND ART OF LIGHTING
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 brewing. You have limited time and you can’t really postpone the time limit like for other processes. So, there is less time for improvising like for other parts of the processes.
Continue reading COFFEE BREWING – DEFINITION
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.
Continue reading COFFFEE BLOOMING – WHAT IS IT?