ESPRESSO TIME

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 […]

HOW TO BUY COFFEE BEANS, PART IV.

What to look for when buying coffee beans: 1 . The Altitude of the plantation affects a coffee’s quality and taste. It needs to be taken into account that within the same coffee growing region, the coffee plants may grow at various different altitudes. Higher elevations produce harder, higher quality beans. The harder the beans […]

LEARNING BY DOING

“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’ […]

ALAN ADLER THE INVETOR OF AEROPRESS

AeroPress The AeroPress is the preferred coffee maker of many coffee aficionados. It’s the only brewing tool that has its own World Championship. Adam Adler – who owns over 40 patents – is the mastermind behind the AeroPress. He is a passionate inventor with an engineer’s mind, based in Silicon Valley, California. Adler appreciates simplicity, […]