3 Legends about coffee you need to know

legends about coffee

Coffee is a beverage that has conquered the entire world, but ¿how did this delicious infusion come about? Despite the studies and the technical information gathered, its origin remains a mystery shrouded in legends and myths. In this article, I present the most famous and curious stories about the discovery of coffee so that you …

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How to recognize a good barista? 4 key points

How to recognize a good barista

Although many people can prepare a cup of coffee, a barista can transform a common beverage into a unique sensory experience. Apart from knowing how to prepare a perfect cup of coffee, a good barista can create a cozy and pleasant atmosphere in the coffee shop. Coffee shops are present in every corner of our …

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17 annoying things customers should stop doing to the barista

annoying things customers should stop doing to the barista

¿Have you ever wondered how many times, without realizing it, we have annoyed the barista who serves us at the coffee shop? Sometimes, without bad intentions, we behave inappropriately and hide behind the phrase “the customer is always right”. In this article, I’ve compiled a brief list of actions that should be avoided to prevent …

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How many calories are in a coffee?

Calories in coffee

An espresso coffee, without milk or sugar, contains between 0 and 0.3 kilocalories. As brewed coffee consists only of water passed through dry and ground coffee beans, this beverage has an insignificant amount of calories. Calories (cal) are the unit of measurement we use to quantify the energy contained in food where a gram of …

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What is the best coffee in the world?

Kopi Luwak coffee

Talking about the finest coffee in the world is a bold undertaking, as individual preferences and tastes influence it. Crowning the best coffee in the world is a contentious issue and will always remain so. Nevertheless, I will put forth my perspective on the matter. Determining the ultimate coffee is challenging as it varies from …

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How to start drinking coffee and enjoy its natural flavor

Coffee adaptation curve

Today I want to “teach you” how to drink coffee, and although it sounds like a fairly easy task, in reality, it is not. When I talk about drinking coffee, I mean appreciating its magnificent natural characteristics. Coffee is a great beverage with many health benefits, such as reducing the risk of heart disease. In …

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What is the best vegetable milk for coffee?

Cappuccino with homemade almond milk

I welcome you to this new article where I will do something very interesting, compare and analyze vegetable milk. As I told you in the article where I made a cappuccino with almond milk in the French press, I was introduced to vegetable milk many years ago in a country where all the coffee shops …

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When coffee gets cold, can it be reheated?

Resting coffee

I welcome you to a new article where I will answer some questions I have been asked a lot: What do I do when my coffee gets cold? Can it be reheated? Is there any way to preserve it? What is the best way to keep it warm? I think it has happened to all …

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Can coffee be heated in the microwave?

Coffee in the microwave

Welcome to this new article, where I will talk about the science of heating coffee in a microwave. For a long time, there have been a lot of preconceived ideas about microwaving coffee; it has been said that microwaves can cause cancer, that they cause your coffee to become very bitter, that microwaving coffee is …

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What does it mean to dream of coffee?

What does it mean to dream about coffee

The interpretation of dreams is almost as old as the history of mankind. We have always wanted to understand why we dream what we dream and its meaning (in some cultures, dreaming could be prophetic or related to the afterlife). This was well understood by Sigmund Freud, who, in the 19th century, revolutionized the importance …

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