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Preparing coffee in the East or how to brew coffee in Turku

Preparing coffee in the East or how to brew coffee in Turku

In our first «How To» we describe one of the ways of proper coffee in a cezve. Method of preparing coffee in the Eastern (Turkish, Greek) dates back to the 16th century, preceding almost all other used in the present methods. Actually the flow or jezve quite simple. Most importantly – to follow the basic rules .

Oriental coffee – a method of preparing coffee require constant attention while cooking.

Let’s start with the grinding. If you want to make real coffee in the East, the first thing you will need a grinder that can do very fine grinding. In fact – in the dust. Or you manual mill for coffee. Ideal for these purposes to use traditional Turkish brass coffee grinder, which will provide the necessary grinding. In addition to «» mill we need good quality water (filtered or dining room), good freshly roasted coffee, a metal spoon for stirring, copper or brass Turk .

Note that one serving of coffee in the more Continue reading

Basic methods of preparation of professional coffee

Humanity is more than multisatellite his acquaintance with coffee invented a variety of methods and tools for its preparation. However, for use in coffee shops, bars, restaurants, cafes only fit four of the most technologically advanced.

1. ESPRESSO.

The parameters of preparation:

The water temperature in degrees Celsius: 88-92

The water pressure, ATM: 9

The grind: very thin

Drink’s volume, ml: 25-30

The extraction time, h: 25+(-)3

Caffeine content, mg: 60-90

The word is masculine, not declined. Comes from the word “fast” means:

1. Way of making coffee, firmly established in Italy by the end of the 1940s.

2. Coffee made in this way.

Espresso is prepared with about 25 +(-) h, by pressing one button. Previously the espresso Cup is heated. Pressure of 15 bar ( or 9 ATM?), the steam passes through the ground coffee. Coffee temperature at the outlet is 88-92 degrees Continue reading

Coffee making technology and the principle of operation of the coffee maker

Coffee making technology and the principle of operation of the coffee maker

Brewing coffee is a ritual, consisting of several stages. If you do not follow the sequence and preparation technology, the result is a liquid brown in colour with a strange odor. Many people prefer to drink instant coffee, so you do not need to spend time on the brewing procedure and to study the principle of operation of the coffee maker . Coffee connoisseurs such barbaric attitude to coffee do not understand and exercise the wit, coming

up with various ways and methods of cooking this amazing drink. On the technical side of brewing coffee was conceived long ago. Many inventions relevant in our days. There are five main categories of coffee makers. The oldest coffee is considered to be a Turk or a cezve. Gourmets prefer to brew Turkish coffee in this way, instead of relying on new-fangled units. The procedure of making coffee in a cezve requires Continue reading

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