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
Coffee brewing methods.
Coffee prepared in coffee contains plenty of caffeine and cholesterol. These substances dissolve in water, when the coffee boil. The smaller the powder or ground coffee goes into the Cup, the better. Therefore, when using the coffee machine is better to use paper filters . and not fashionable “eternal” – “gold”. The paper retains the fine particles of coffee, and through holes in metal or plastic filter part of them gets into the Cup.
If you long to make coffee is harmful to health. At low fusion is not
achieved the necessary strength, taste and aroma. In “espresso” coffee powder comes into contact with water a matter of seconds. Harmful substances during this time do not have time to dissolve in water. But this preserves the aroma, toning fortress, and refined taste.
Every coffee lover has their way of cooking. Some people like to prepare the drink only in Turka:
in dry dishes put sugar, add 1/2 norm of water, bring to the boil, then pour coffee, add boiled water and give rise foam. Foam forms on the surface of the beverage Continue reading
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.
Liberica is not popular. Coffea Continue reading