ALL ABOUT COFFEE

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ALL ABOUT COFFEE

  1. 1. This Report Is Brought To You By Café At Home Coffee Machine Shop
  2. 2. 2 All About Coffee Coffee is a beverage in every country in the world. Granted, the coffees of different countries vary in taste (and strength), but every country has coffee of some kind. The history of coffee is long and storied, and coffee is called by many names in many lands. The Spice Islands' name for it was Java. Ancient Portuguese explorers called it café. That word is often used to mean a gathering place in many countries now. It stands to reason because coffee is most often a shared experience between friends. Scientists believe that coffee was born in Ethiopia and was a food rather than a beverage in the beginning. Coffee was actually used as a replacement for wine. Coffee was first used in religious ceremonies in place of wine and the plants were considered so valuable that removing even one was punishable. Turks pulverized coffee beans and mixed them with water and spices like cinnamon, cloves and cardamom back in the thirteenth century to make what we call Turkish coffee. It is believed that Venetian traders may have brought coffee plants out of the East and into Italy. Over the centuries we have learned a lot about coffee, especially how important it is to store it in air tight containers. Air is the biggest thief of coffee flavor, whether the beans are whole or ground. Coffee should always be stored in an air tight container in a cool dark place but not in a refrigerator. Correct storage is one of the major secrets of producing a great cup of coffee with every brewing.
  3. 3. 3 Amazing Coffee Tips That You Can Try Out Today Think back -- which coffee cup do you remember the most? Maybe you brewed it on your own or perhaps you purchased it from a coffee shop. There are as many ways to make coffee as there are types. The below article contains some helpful knowledge on coffee. If you are camping, coffee is a great item to bring. Brewing coffee using a percolator is a more complex process than typical brewing, so be sure to follow the instructions carefully. Give the coffee extra time to steep after brewing it before you drink it. If a single brew doesn't have your preferred flavor profile, try a blended brew made from a mix of various, but complimentary flavors. Shops specializing in coffee will be happy to assist you in selecting the right blends to suit your individual taste and they may also let you sample prior to purchasing. Serve coffee immediately after brewing it. When coffee sits on a burner or warming plate it continues to cook and it gets bitter. For the best results and taste, make just enough coffee for what you will drink right away. A container that does not allow any air in is the best kind to store coffee in. Air makes coffee beans stale. Don't use square bags since they won't be able to keep the air out once you break the seal. They allow air to escape after roasting while cooling. Before pouring a cup, let the coffee finish brewing. If you pour yourself a cup of coffee mid-brew, it will lack flavor, as the flavor is added as the cycle progresses. Brewing coffee does not hit its maximum flavor until the drip cycle nears its end.
  4. 4. 4 Grind your own coffee beans. Coffee will taste better if it has been freshly ground. Burr mill coffee grinders do the best job of grinding beans. Burr mill grinders do a good job of making the grind size uniform, which contributes to the overall taste of the coffee. When you buy beans in bulk, you should take extra precautions to keep them fresh. Fresh beans absorb other flavors and lose their own if they're exposed to heat and light. That is why your beans need to be stored in a non-transparent, sealed container. Only grind your coffee right before brewing it. Once coffee is ground it begins to lose flavor. Blade grinders are your best bet. This will create a less powdery substance with your grinds, which can improve the taste. After buying coffee beans and opening the bag, don't leave them in that bag as your storage solution. The container should be air tight and able to keep out damaging light. Your beans will stay fresh for longer this way. Iced coffee gets watery when the ice melts. Pour leftover brew into ice cube trays to make iced coffees that taste great to the very end. Frozen coffee cubes melting in your hot coffee just boost the taste while they melt. Purchase and grind coffee beans yourself. A cup of coffee from your own freshly ground beans are hard to beat. There are many different places to buy coffee, and your local grocery store will usually carry a large variety to choose from. Give yourself plenty of time to explore all the different varieties and find one that truly speaks to you.
  5. 5. 5 Freshly roasted beans make the best coffee. If you insist on buying whole beans, make sure they haven't expired and check the roasting date. Instead of buying your coffee beans in a grocery store, it is a good idea to get them at a coffee shop, specialty store or online. If you prefer to make your own coffee, consider mixing the coffee pot right after you brew it. A simple quick stir can help you get the most from your coffee. You'll enjoy better coffee this way. If your morning coffee does not taste right, keep in mind that bad-tasting water will produce bad-tasting coffee. If the water from your tap has a consistently bad taste, attach a filter to the tap. You can also use bottled water when you make your coffee or filter your water with a pitcher. Don't toss out unused coffee. Don't reheat it either. What you should do is store it in your refrigerator inside of a plastic container. The leftover coffee is perfect for making iced coffee and you will always have a supply on hand to fix that craving. Replicate those coffees you see in shops at home. You might be surprised by how easy it is to make seemingly fancy coffee drinks. Not only is this a more cost- effective way to enjoy premium coffee, but it also lets you calibrate each recipe to your own tastes. As you can see, there are many different varieties of coffee. Now you want to purchase your next batch of coffee don't you? You will want to keep these hints and tips in mind when you are at the store looking for coffee to buy. Enjoy your coffee!
  6. 6. 6 How to Make the Best Delicious Decision Many people assume that it is easy to make a pot of coffee. Coffee is a powerful thing and ought to be treated accordingly. No matter whether you have just taken up the coffee habit or are a devoted coffee connoisseur, reading this article will enrich your coffee drinking experience. Buying a cup of joe from a coffee shop might seem expensive, but it's an occasional luxury. There are many wonderful choices and you may give yourself a topping of chocolate curls or whipped cream or simply have an espresso that is full of froth. Re-use your old coffee grounds. Go green and don't throw out your old grounds. Be kind to the environment. Start a compost pile. Coffee grounds are the perfect addition to your compost heap. Your plants will enjoy the added nutrients. Old coffee grounds can deter pests and small animals. Make sure you drink your coffee in moderation. Drinking excessive amounts of coffee can lead to dehydration. You need at least a few glasses of water for each coffee cup to maintain a balance. When drinking more than a single cup, you are going to boost your dehydration level. Exercise caution because of this. Try replicating your favorite coffee shop drinks at home. Fancier coffee drinks, such as cafe mocha, are a good place to start. You can save money and flavor them to your liking. Determine the amount of cups you desire to create in advance before you brew. A typical cup contains six ounces and a measuring cup contains eight. The best ratio is about 2 tbsp of coffee to 6 ounces water. Using an official measuring cup makes for a weak blend.
  7. 7. 7 It can be rather easy to not get the optimal taste from your coffee by under or over-brewing it. The optimal length of time for brewing is four to five minutes. Over-brewed coffee tastes bitter. But under brewed coffee will produce a bland and weak cup of coffee. Brew a plain pot of water before brewing your coffee to get the ideal performance out of an old coffee machine. You want to add the grounds first and then pour the hot water into the machine. This will help you get the best tasting coffee. Know what different coffee grinds have to offer you by way of strength and flavor. For example, espresso is made with the finest grind of beans while a medium grind is best for brewing with a coffee maker. A French press uses coarse beans, so it is important that you use the right grind. If iced coffee appeals to you, think about making a pot of strong coffee in the evening and letting it chill overnight. This allows your coffee to chill the proper way. To properly sweeten your iced coffee, add sweetener before placing in the refrigerator. This will produce an ideal iced coffee drink by morning. It is imperative that you utilize good water if you want to brew coffee that tastes good. You might want to use bottled water. Even though you might not want to spend money on water, it will have a positive impact on the taste of your coffee. If you don't want to go the bottled route, think about buying a purifier for your faucet. To help a fresh carafe of coffee retain its flavor, take it off the heating source after ten minutes at the most. If it stays on longer than that, the coffee will not taste right. If you want to keep your coffee warm, place it in an air tight thermos that will keep in the heat.
  8. 8. 8 Coffee subscription clubs are available for those who want to purchase coffee at a discount. You can get all kinds of discounts through these clubs. Not only that, there are clubs which only send beans when you are almost out of them. By doing this, you ensure that you will never be short on beans or have coffee that is stale. Taste the water you are using before you use it to brew your coffee. It makes sense that your coffee will taste funny if your water does. Don't use distilled water though, because is lacks the necessary minerals that coffee needs for flavor. Do not let air get into the container that you use to store your coffee. If your container leaks air, you risk refrigerator odors being absorbed into your coffee. Storing coffee for a period of weeks in the wrong container can lead to moist beans or grounds.
  9. 9. 9 From Latte to Cappuccino, Better Coffee Starts Here Coffee is a fantastic way to begin the morning! Maybe you enjoy a cup of iced coffee on a hot day? Coffee can be enjoyed in so many ways. The following tips will help you better enjoy all that coffee has to offer. Do not think that you just have to keep your coffee stored in the freezer. Coffee sometimes absorbs flavors or odors from neighboring foods. Your best choice is to store coffee in an opaque, air tight container in an area at or near room temperature. If you wish to put it in the refrigerator make sure it's kept in sealed freezer bags. To get a stronger and more flavorful cup of coffee, consider investing in a French press. The purpose of this press is to produce more oil from your coffee beans. In regular machines, these oils are often lost when they are absorbed into paper filters. If you're using a drip coffee brewer, make sure the water you put into it is cold. Never use warm or hot water in drip style coffee pots. As the water brews, it is heated. If you start with hot water, you will probably burn the coffee. This leads to poor tasting coffee and can be a safety issue as well. When you buy your coffee machine, experiment with it. This means running a brewing cycle as if you are making coffee using only water. That way, any dirt and dust it may have accumulated while sitting on the store's shelf will be removed. If you are going camping, you should try perking coffee over a campfire using a metal pot. Using a percolator creates a wonderful atmosphere and results in a unique experience. Remember to allow your brewed coffee a chance to steep before consuming it.
  10. 10. 10 No matter what type of coffee is being brewed, you must quickly take the pot off the burner so that the coffee's flavor is not ruined. That's how coffee gets scalded. Scalded coffee is nasty. To make your coffee have a mix of tastes, buy creamers or syrups to pour in after the brewing is done. This ensures that you get the cleanest and purest brew from your coffee machine. It also lets you give guests exactly the choice they want. Add any additional flavors prior to the milk. This gives them a chance to dissolve entirely. A lot of people believe that drinks with caffeine, like coffee, can assist with weight loss. Caffeine can give you a jolt of energy and help metabolism. Weight loss is possible if you mix these with a higher activity level, yet it is far from being the better way to lose weight. There are so many types of coffee from which to choose. Some people like more mild flavors; others like a full dark roast. You can also get flavored coffees such as hazelnut or raspberry. Drinking flavored coffee is not as popular as simply adding a flavored creamer to regular coffee. Always take the coffee off of the heat after it is done brewing. The coffee will cook and its flavor will be ruined if you leave it on the maker. Put it inside an insulated container if you're not going to drink all of it. Add a small pinch of salt to reduce an acid flavor in your coffee. Take care not to use too much, however. This simple trick only works if you go easy on the salt. Many enthusiasts recommend sea salt, which possesses a less intrusive and more natural taste.
  11. 11. 11 In order to reduce your expenditures on coffee, think about exploring subscription clubs. You can take advantage of many discounts, which can be profitable. The best clubs will even allow you to receive the beans when you actually need them. If you do this, you will never face the situation of having no beans or being stuck with stale coffee. Add your favorite online coffee shop to your social networking profile. You will get the most up-to-date information this way. You may also be able to find deals that are available online only. Pour flavor syrups right into your hot coffee; then stir it prior to adding creamer or milk. Syrup will dissolve faster in warm coffee. When you do it this way, the syrup’s taste and smell will be far stronger. Dissolve your flavored syrup in your cup of coffee and finish with cream and sugar if you wish. Grinding coffee beans on your own can be a very practical and fulfilling solution. Many coffee enthusiasts will tell you that freshly ground coffee beans make the greatest tasting coffee brew. Burr mill grinders give you the maximum quality grind you could hope for. Using a burr mill grinder will ensure that your coffee grounds are all an even size. People around the world enjoy drinking coffee. If you are among this group, then you understand how important and delicious this can be. This report offers up some of the best and boldest pointers for turning out the most flavorful, delicious coffee beverages out there.
  12. 12. 12 Which Espresso Maker is Right for You? Do you love espresso coffee so much that you spend too much money every week at your local favorite coffee shop? Okay, maybe it is time for you to consider buying your own espresso maker so that you can make espresso at home and save yourself a lot of money in the process. Granted, the price of an espresso machine is going to put a dent in your wallet but it really won't take very long for you to recover the investment when you start making your own delicious coffee at home rather than buying it already made for you at café’s and coffee shops. The first thing that you will need to decide about the espresso coffee maker that you will buy is what size machine will best serve your needs. Espresso machines are sized by the number of cups of coffee that can be made at a time. For example, there are 4-cup espresso coffee makers and there are 12-cup espresso coffee makers. A word of information: the cup size of an espresso coffee maker is of the 4-ounce variety and not the larger regular coffee cup size of 7-8 ounces. Your next consideration before purchasing your own espresso coffee maker is whether you want the machine to be manual, semiautomatic or fully automatic and also you will need to decide how many "added features" you want or need. There are a lot of choices out there. You will need to know exactly what your espresso coffee maker will and will not do before you buy. Additionally, there are a lot of different brands. A good way to determine which espresso coffee maker will best serve your particular needs is to talk to your friends who already own them and see what they like and
  13. 13. 13 or dislike about their own machines. Check out our espresso machine product reviews for more espresso coffee machine information! Pumpkin Pie Latte Serves: 2 INGREDIENTS 4 heaping tablespoon canned pumpkin 3 tablespoon Vanilla syrup 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice use 1 tablespoon of Pumpkin Spice Syrup 2 cups milk 3 to 4 shots espresso PREPARATION In a small saucepan, stir pumpkin puree into milk. Add vanilla syrup and pumpkin pie spice. Heat gently; continuing to stirring occasionally just until steaming and foam begins to appear. Pour pumpkin flavored milk into a tall glass and pour espresso over. Top with whip cream and a dash of pumpkin pie spice. Note: If you like it slightly sweeter add a bit of vanilla flavored coffee cream. Caramel Vanilla Latte Serves: 1 INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup hot coffee 1/4 cup hot milk 2 teaspoons Vanilla Flavoring 1 tablespoon caramel flavored sundae syrup 1 teaspoon packed dark brown sugar 1 tablespoon whipped cream (optional) PREPARATION Combine coffee, milk and vanilla in large mug; stir until coffee is dissolved. Stir in caramel syrup and brown sugar. Top with whipped cream. Serve immediately.

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