Coffe cream

What is coffee cream? Some of you may have heard - and tried- it during your summer holidays in any Italian bar, other may not. This short article is here to explain what it is and, especially, why it is so good! The latter being the main reason why we have decided to dedicate an... Continue Reading →

Types of Coffee Roasters

We have been explaining the roasting process and its different stages in our previous articles and now we have an additional point regarding the kind of tools that is used for it: the coffee roasters. As you may be aware, coffee will tend to be roasted close to where it will be finally consumed, as... Continue Reading →

The stages of Roasting

We have already introduced the roasting process in our previous article and explained the concepts of light, medium and dark roasts. This time, we are going to focus on different stages of the roasting that can be divided into 5: the drying, the yellowing, the first crack, the roast development (where the roast degree and the... Continue Reading →

The Coffee Trade

The Coffee Trade A widespread rumour quotes coffee as being the second-most traded commodity in the world, but this is not the case as it does not even figure in the top 10 worldwide. Nonetheless, due to its huge popularity and ethical awareness that has developed in recent years, it has become a big focus... Continue Reading →

Harvesting

Harvesting the coffee is a very important step in the coffee production process and so is the timing in which it is made. Without surprise, when coffee beans are harvested once the fruits reach its peak ripeness, then the final product will offer the best taste, if the steps following the harvesting are made so... Continue Reading →

Arabica Coffee Varieties

The first coffee trees that have been found in Ethiopia, from the Typica variety, are still widely cultivated nowadays, but many other now exist and have been developed either through natural mutations or cross-breeding. All the different varieties of Arabica have their own taste characteristics while others will develop them from the soil they are... Continue Reading →

Roasting

We have seen previously where the coffee beans come from, how they get treated and prepared before becoming the ones that we consumed by enjoying our favorite drinks. Today we are going to have a better look into the process that takes place after the processing of the beans and will produce the final product:... Continue Reading →

Cold drinks

Summer is here and some of us have been feeling the heat already. As we talked about the caffè shakerato in our previous article that is quite good during the hot days, let's not forget about the other options available for enjoying the good taste of coffee while refreshing ourselves. This list is not exhaustive... Continue Reading →

Flat White

First thing first: what is a flat white? This specific drink is made with an espresso base in which foam made of steamed milk is added. Its origins can be traced back to the 1980's in Australia, where it has first been registered, even though some claims that it had been created in Auckland, New... Continue Reading →

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