There is a common belief that cappuccino is not coffee, it contains no caffeine, and it is suitable even for kids’ consumption. As a barista, I feel frustrated by customers who order a cappuccino, explaining that they don’t want coffee right now. This is a misbelief, so I’d like to explain the provenance of this name. This coffee drink is associated with the Capuchin monks. … [Read more...] about Does Cappuccino Have Coffee in It?
Raw coffee beans are actually green seeds that contain carbohydrates, water, proteins, lipids, acids, and alkaloids. Green coffee tastes and smells like peas and features a hard covering. Green beans should be roasted. The high-temperature processing allows us to alter the bean structure and its biochemistry and makes it fit for consumption. Similar to my opinion that grinding … [Read more...] about How to Roast Coffee Beans?
If you want to know how to grind coffee WITHOUT a coffee grinder, I’ll probably disappoint you because it is impossible to get proper coffee milling using improvised methods. The Internet is just teeming with tips on how to grind coffee in a blender, with a dough rolling pin, in a meat grinder, or even with a hammer. To understand why all these methods won’t give you good … [Read more...] about How to Grind Coffee Beans?
We already know that there are more varieties of coffee beverages than just black coffee and the one with milk, but few people know the difference between espresso and pour-over coffee. However, baristas have been brewing different drinks for a long time, and each of them tastes different. I’m going to explain the difference between them to you. So, baristas brew an espresso … [Read more...] about What Is the Difference Between Coffee and Espresso?
Almost all of us have a French press at home. I think that this utensil is highly underestimated. After all, it can be used for brewing loose-leaf tea, coffee and even frothing milk. I believe this device offers one of the easiest ways to make delicious coffee at home, yielding the palm only to brewing coffee directly in the cup. So, here is my favorite recipe for brewing … [Read more...] about How to Make Coffee in a French Press?