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The Art of Latte

When steaming milk for espresso, milk frothing techniques are performed to create a smooth and sweet milk that can be poured into heart and flower patterns. Although the ability to pour art in a latte or cappuccino does not indicate quality in itself, it is indicative of the passion of the barista. The ability to […]

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Brewing A Great Cup Of Coffee

Today, I will propose to you how to make a great cup of coffee. You can do it. There are a few secrets to the process. I will share these with you. Start with the bean and pick your roast. Quality coffee can only come from a quality coffee bean that is properly roasted. The […]

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5 Ways Your Coffee Is Brewed

5 Ways Your Coffee Is Brewed

Coffee has five primary ways of being brewed. Each method has brewing variables – introduction of water, brewing temperature, and separating the brewed liquor from the coffee grounds. These five methods are called Turkish brewing, concentrate brewing, percolating, drip brewing, and French Press brewing. “Turkish” or “Greek” Coffee Turkish coffee or kahve is the traditional […]

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The Art Of Roasting Coffee

Could there be anything better than a hot, fresh brewed cup of coffee? As you open that can of pre-ground Maxwell House Coffee, did you even know that coffee comes in different roasts? Did you know that you can roast your own coffee beans at home? If you think that the aroma of your fresh […]

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How To Grind Your Coffee Beans

Air is the enemy of all coffee drinkers. Once air comes in contact with your coffee grinds, they begin to lose their flavor. Coffee manufacturers vacuum seal their grinds to keep them fresh while they sit on the shelves at the supermarket but once you break that seal, it’s all downhill from there. Buying whole […]

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