• 25 January 2013

    Popular Methods Of Coffee Preparations

    Although there is no perfect way to brew a cup of coffee, the right coffee supplies can turn a simple ground into a masterpiece of flavor. Examining a few of the most popular coffee brewing methods yields a bounty of aromas awaiting within each bag of beans. Remember, the relationship between ground coarseness and extraction process is inversely related. You shouldn’t expect an espresso from a very coarse grind, and a fine grind should never be used for a longer brew.

  • 26 December 2012

    The history of coffe

    The Arabs were the first, not only to cultivate coffee but also to begin its trade. By the fifteenth century, coffee was being grown in the Yemeni district of Arabia and by the sixteenth century it was known in Persia, Egypt, Syria and Turkey. Its popularity was perhaps due, in part, to the fact that Muslims, forbidden alcoholic drink by the Koran, found coffee's energizing properties to be an acceptable substitute. Coffee was not only drunk in homes but also in the many public coffee houses -- called qahveh khaneh -- which began to appear in cities across the Near East.