What is Panela and Its use in coffee

PANELA and Coffee

Panela has made its mark as an authentic and nutritious sweetener, journeying from the fields of South America to the lands of India (where it’s known as Jaggery) and Pakistan (where it’s called Gurr). This product is derived from sugarcane juice and preserves its nutrients without undergoing refinement or chemical processes. In this article, we …

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Carajillo, what it is, and how it is prepared

Carajillo Coffee

The world of coffee is a fascinating universe of aromas, flavors, and traditions, and among its countless variations, there’s a drink that has conquered the taste buds of connoisseurs: the Carajillo coffee. In this article, we invite you to delve into the exciting world of Carajillo coffee, discovering its origins, preparation, and the diversity of …

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How to make a Frappuccino at home


Have you ever wondered how Starbucks baristas manage to create those delicious and creamy blends known as Frappuccinos? These frozen beverages have become a true passion for coffee and sweet lovers alike. But did you know you can also enjoy the magic of a Frappuccino from your home? In this article, I will teach you …

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What is frappé, its origin, and how is it prepared


The frappé, a popular coffee beverage loved worldwide, has established itself as a refreshing and delicious option, especially during the hot days of summer. In this article, I invite you to delve into the fascinating preparation of this drink. We will explore its unique characteristics, the ingredients that contain it, and the elaboration process that …

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What is the café bombón and how is it prepared?

Café bombón

With its diverse varieties and preparations, coffee invites us to submerge ourselves in a universe of flavors and aromas. Among the many options that exist, the café bombón stands out as a delicious and tempting alternative for lovers of sweet and bitter contrasts. This exquisite creation, originally from Spain, combines the intensity of espresso with …

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Differences between cappuccino, latte and latte macchiato

How to prepare a Latte Macchiato

The options can be overwhelming when ordering a coffee drink at a café. Among the most popular choices are cappuccino, latte, and latte macchiato, but do we know what sets them apart? Although these drinks may appear similar at first glance, their preparation and composition vary significantly, resulting in distinct and unique flavor profiles. Moreover, …

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What is boiled coffee and how is it prepared?

Boiled coffee

As its name indicates, boiled coffee is a way of preparing coffee in which water is used at its boiling point. The result is a very characteristic infused coffee, which differs from the coffee obtained with the French press or a manual pour-over coffee maker, as it has a stronger flavor and leaves a more …

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What is Turkish coffee and how is it prepared?

Foam formation at 158 °F

Turkish coffee is a way of preparing and serving coffee, typical of the Turks. It was inscribed in 2013 (8.COM) on Unesco’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Arabica coffee beans ground to the flour’s thickness are used, resulting in a very intense coffee served in small cups without a handle. This …

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What is a Latte Macchiato and how is it prepared?

How to prepare a Latte Macchiato

Latte Macchiato, caffè Latte, and Cappuccino cannot be missing from any Italian family breakfast. And Latte Macchiato is a little joy to taste and look at, with its different layers and shades of color. To prepare an authentic Italian Latte Macchiato, preparation involves creating 3 layers: the liquid milk at the bottom of a tall …

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What is a Café Manchado and how is it prepared?

What is a Café Manchado and how is it prepared

To explain what a Café Manchado is and how it is prepared, I will use my childhood memories and explain my first experience with coffee in Spain. About 3 decades ago, when I was just a child of 8 or 9, I spent my summers in my parents’ town, where all my cousins met for …

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