How to prepare espresso coffee


Espresso we drank even when the name is not yet known. It was familiar to the older generation “small double”. But not everywhere it was prepared correctly.

But now each of us can prepare this drink at home. This allows you to make and an abundance of coffee varieties in the stores, and good coffee makers, have already become an

everyday kitchen appliances.

I must say that this espresso is not just very strong coffee. Here there are clearly defined rules.

What is espresso

Espresso coffee is a beverage obtained by passing hot water under pressure through the filter, which is ground coffee powder. In the classic version takes 7 to 9 grams of ground compacted coffee into a pill with 30 ml of water. This is a very strong drink.

The choice of coffee beans

Espresso take strong grain roasting, but not overcooked. This drink should not be burnt Continue reading

The types and varieties of coffee

The types and varieties of coffee

There are thousands of varieties of coffee, and not confuse the concepts of species, variety and cultivar.

Kinds of coffee

On the coffee plantations in the world from 40 native species grow only three – Arabica, Robusta and


Arabica makes up the lion’s share of the total coffee produced in the world – 70 %, despite the fact that this species is difficult to grow, and therefore more expensive than other types. He gained such popularity due to the gentle and subtle taste. View Arabica has many varieties, the names of which are familiar to connoisseurs. The most well-known varieties of Arabica: Bourbon, mocha, tipico, abyssinica, maragogi.

Robusta is stronger and less elegant. Despite the ease of cultivation and higher yields, this coffee belongs to a lower class than Arabica. Robusta, as a rule, add in coffee mixture to give them strength. Varieties Robusta: conillon (Brazil), Kouilou (Congo), Java-ineac (Indonesia), congensis.

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Types of coffee drinks. How to cook a delicious coffee

How to cook a delicious coffee? Types of coffee drinks

!Don’t drink coffee? Most likely, you just haven’t tasted real bitter espresso, and chocolate mocha, and milk latte….Prepare and you will fall in love with this drink!

Common two varieties of coffee – Arabica and Robusta.

The first is more refined and less astringent taste sour.

To soften her, Arabica is mixed with bitter and strongly astringent and Robusta. Ideal is a ratio of 6:1 – six parts of Robusta and one part of Arabica.

How to cook a delicious coffee? You need to consider that roasted light, medium, strong or higher on the fan. The size of grains and the grinding effect on the taste – the grain is larger, the richer it turns out the infusion. However, the smaller the particle size, the more delicious the drink. However, this rule works if the coffee steamed in Turka.

By the way, the quality of the ground coffee is deteriorating rapidly, so it is better to grind at times. Buy it in an airtight cans or packages. After opening Continue reading

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