One theme of this website as it expands is how to make a variety of coffee styles from around the world. In that vein, it makes sense for us to begin with the various methods of brewing a cup of coffee.
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How to Ensure You’re Drinking Fresh Coffee
Many of us have been drinking stale coffee nearly all our lives. At least, those who avoid cafes and stick with Dunkin’ and the like. Since entering the 3rd wave, coffee shops have been focusing more on the quality of the brew, going out of their way to make the freshest possible coffee. So what can you do to stay in the fresh stuff?
4 Tasty Starbucks Coffees to Make at Home
While many may dislike Starbucks’ treatment of coffee and the influence it wields on coffee’s culture as a whole, it’s hard to argue with their success. So here is a list of the most popular drinks from Starbucks so you can make them at home.
Top 5 Worthwhile Coffee-Tea Hybrids (Hot and Cold)
I got to thinking the other day: my entire blog started with the idea of different ways to treat coffee. A common colleague, but never bedfellow to coffee, is the ever-present. They’re always served side by side, but never together. This got me wondering: do people...
What Makes Vietnamese Coffee Taste so Unique?
Want to try Vietnamese Coffee at Home? Here are some easy recipes to do just that!
Is Kopi Luwak worth it?
I’d like to start by quoting the authors of “Coffee: a Comprehensive Guide to the Bean, The beverage, and the Industry” (2013): “It’s coffee made by assholes for assholes.”Coffee: a Comprehensive Guide to the Bean, The beverage, and the Industry” (2013) I am inclined...
What is the difference between normal and filtered coffee?
I was brewing some Vietnamese coffee with a new phin and I noticed some extra oil floating on top of the coffee. It got me wondering: How do filters affect coffee?
Has the decaffeination process been improved?
Decaf has been around for some time now, apparently first being commercialized in the early years of the 1900s. But how is it done? Has the process been improved since it was first invented?
Is fine ground coffee stronger?
Some people say that they want a stronger cup of coffee, so they grind it as fine as possible. Depending on your brewing method, this could result in inferior tasting coffee. But is finely ground coffee stronger?
What’s the difference between cappuccinos and flat whites?
They’re so similar, yet some believe them to be so very different. What’s the down and dirty about these drinks?
Why do people drink decaf coffee?
If there’s no kick to it, why bother?
What is chicory, and what is its role in coffee?
One of my students said he had been practicing baking with chicory the other day, and the topic of coffee came up. The first question I had: What the heck is chicory?