Kinds of coffee, origin coffee, coffee art
Types of coffee
Early in the morning before work or in the evening with a close friend in a cafe, unforgettable heady aroma of strong coffee, gives a sense of peace, creates a pleasant atmosphere. About this drink, you can tell a lot of stories,
and probably there is no man who will refuse a Cup of hearty and delicious elixir of vigor. When, where and how it appeared? Initially, coffee drank, and ate. the […]
Early in the morning before work or in the evening with a close friend in a cafe, unforgettable heady aroma of strong coffee, gives a sense of peace, creates a pleasant atmosphere. About this drink, you can tell a lot of stories, and probably there is no man who will refuse a Cup of hearty and delicious elixir of vigor.
When, where and how it appeared?
Initially, coffee drank, and ate. Men African tribes. before going hunting that night, ate one – two handfuls of coffee beans. And not just grains. and prepared by a special recipe – they were being mixed with animal fat. This drug gave them strength and energy until the morning. How else did you think you can drive up to the death of the mammoth?
To cook the grain. as a drink, began in the Arabian Peninsula about 700 – 800 years ago . It is the Arabs who decided to brew a potion from the fruit of coffee trees. In Arabic, coffee (Arab. ” kahva “), this ” wine of the bean “. That’s funny, isn’t it? Next time when you decide to run to the nearest cafe for espresso. try to order that way. A moment of confusion from the waiter is guaranteed.
Now the largest supplier of coffee in the world is Brazil. This country has seized a third of the world market for coffee at the rates on all continents. Also exported raw coffee from Colombia, Angola and Mexico.
Coffee is the most popular drink in the world. Fun statistics show that in an average year in all continents drink 700 billion cups. The most active consumer of this invigorating drink is America, followed by France, Switzerland and Italy.
Interesting facts, kinds and ways of cooking
The most popular types of coffee are Robusta and Arabica . This Botanical species identification . Arabica. for example, growing at an altitude of 500 – 2000 metres above sea level. Has a beautiful form of grains with a curved dividing line. Has a bright tart fruity aroma. Robusta’re not so cranky. It is more resistant to all types of pests, extremes of temperature and precipitation. Strong dark coffee with a sharp, spicy notes.
But there is a wonderful view of the preparation of this delicious beverage. This coffee Luwak. Few people tried it, but the recipe was heard by many. This coffee is from that of which cooking, a priori, impossible. It is extracted from the excrement of the animal.
They say that this grain premium, elite drink with incredibly soft and exquisite taste. Chocolate and caramel aroma gives a unique sensation. Refreshing, delicious. and most importantly, very expensive drink popular with movie stars and stars of show business. He has a lot of recipes. And the manufacturer of this miraculous potion – cute and affectionate furry creature. palm civet. The animal looks like or a badger, or a dog. In General, the basis of the diet of civets consists of fresh coffee beans. Once processed the specific enzyme of the intestine of the animal, grain naturally leave the body, coffee is harvested, dried, washed and roasted. Here’s the whole recipe. How lovely!
Main recipes brew coffee is espresso and Americano .
Espresso – a strong coffee served in small cups. There are only 40 grams of water, which, under a steam pressure coffee machine. passes through the ground coffee and absorbs all the flavor and aroma of Brazilian beans . Us – this recipe is a lighter coffee. Less robust, it is prepared as espresso. only 100 grams of water. There are many recipes for coffee, and ristretto. and a latte. and latte macchiato. and cappuccino. and iced. Such different names, but the essence is, in principle, the same. Ristretto coffee. the recipe of which. same as espresso. only it’s stronger in the circle it is only 20 grams. All other recipes are ways of preparing coffee-milk drink with ice cream. milk foam, condensed milk, cinnamon, cloves, or chocolate.
Coffee as art
By Capuchin monks invented the recipe is incredibly tasty coffee with a thick Crema. So there was cappuccino. And with the advent of cappuccino. appeared the drawings on the coffee. The preparation of such beverages is called latte art. Many of us have seen some unique drawings can be done on a coffee foam, and most of them even tried themselves. This is interesting and very beautiful.
There are two kinds of drawing on a coffee foam:
• p itching. The wizard creates drawings using a vessel from which to pour the coffee milk ( pitcher ).
• e tching. This method of application involves the use of toothpicks or sticks when cooking, and creating the pattern.
At first glance, this is a very complicated way of cooking, as one wrong move and the picture will be spread. or mixed. But it’s not. The method of preparation is as simple as the recipe. ‘t need to be a professional Barista. to learn how to create your own coffee masterpieces. You just need to have patience and the right products: cream, whipped into soft thick foam, grated or melted chocolate, toothpicks and cinnamon.
Having prepared such a masterpiece with your own hands, you are guaranteed to surprise your relatives and friends. Such a morning surprise for a loved one will do to start the day nice and Sunny. Interesting and unusual drink is much nicer to drink alone, lost in his own world of deep thoughts and vivid imaginations.