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
Five of the best recipes coffee with brandy
Among all tonic cocktails a special place is coffee with brandy. With proper preparation, you can get a delicious hot drink that delivers a powerful charge of energy and uplifting. Next we will consider the best recipes coffee with brandy.
I recommend to use only high quality brandy and coffee custard (insoluble),
then the taste will be perfect. Connoisseurs of alcohol separately advise to read about what you can drink more brandy. In the classic version it is important to observe the rule of the “three C’s” – Cafe, Cognac, CIG ego twist vision battery.
Coffee recipes with brandy:
1. Custard. One tea spoon of coffee to pour into a fine strainer and compacted. On top of him to pour 15-20 ml of cognac and add one spoon of coffee. Further, the strainer is brought to the Cup and slowly pour through it 100 ml of hot water (not boiling water). Cup cover with a saucer and wait about 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