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 →

Caffè Shakerato

It is known, everyone in Italy loves to drink a smoking hot espresso when they feel the need of their favourite drink, but there are some times when the weather is simply too hot for it and people can't bear the thought of hot drinks... This is the very reason why the "caffè shakerato" -literally... Continue Reading →

Robusta Coffee

Robusta Coffee represents roughly 30% of the worldwide production of coffee and is used mainly for instant coffees, espresso blends or as a filler for other various blends. But what makes the Robusta Coffee different than the main worldwide expanded coffee, the Arabica? The plants -that usually go up to 6 meters tall- take about... Continue Reading →

Arabica Coffee

Arabica Coffee is on the two most famous coffees that are used everywhere in the world, but what defines it? It represents about 60% of the worldwide coffee production and is ideally grown in high grounds (over 1,000 meters) with a humid environment, as it needs important quantities of water to develop properly. The beans... Continue Reading →

Blue Mountain Coffee

What better way to start this section than to talk about one of the world's favourites: the Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee Coffee has been introduced in Jamaica in 1728, beginning from the island of Hispaniola, but it took more than 100 years, with the abolition of the British slavery in 1838, for the former slaves... Continue Reading →

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