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

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7 creative ways to brew coffee

7 creative ways to brew coffee

This review article we want to start a series of workshops devoted to various alternative ways of brewing coffee at home. All workshops will be publish as articles in the blog with a video and detailed description of each step in the preparation of the beverage.

Coffee product special and mysterious. To get an excellent

drink in a mug, use a little high-quality grain – it is also necessary to correctly choose the appropriate grinding, cooking time and method of brewing.

Many people believe that coffee can be prepared only with the help of the Turks or the machine, but, actually, there are many different ways of cooking. Get acquainted with the most interesting.

Excellent device for producing delicious black coffee. Designed in 2005 by American Alan Adler and manufactured by a company Aerobie Inc. The taste of coffee, obtained in this way are full, clean, especially saturated. According to the principle of preparation is reminiscent of something 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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