About the coffee
Vocabulary for coffee lovers
“Pleasing to the palate, a full body, a deep colour.” Just like wine-tasters, coffee-lovers (or ‘caféologues’) are not short of words to describe great coffees. Find out the niceties of their vocabulary and put words in your mouth for the sensations you get.
By definition, espresso is a method of quickly extracting the prime coffee flavor under pressure into a single serving. True espresso is a special blend of arabica beans darkly roasted and finely ground which are then densely packed and quickly brewed. The perfect espresso has a crema topping - the foamy, golden brown "foam" on the top of the espresso - and a deep, satisfying coffee flavor. See More
How to Brew the Perfect Cup of Coffee
There is nothing quite like brewing a great cup of coffee. The aroma is tantalizing and the ritual is comforting. A perfect cup of coffee, though, requires some additional finesse. The following tips suggested by the National Coffee Association can bring your coffee moments to a whole new level.