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The Chemistry of a Perfect Cup of Coffee

Your morning involves a lot more chemistry than you might imagine. The chemists behind the video series <i>Reactions</i> take on the compounds that make your …

Top 5 Specialty Coffee Shops to Visit in Thailand

Thailand’s not just one of the world’s biggest producers of coffee: it’s also home to an increasingly widespread specialty scene. Over the past ten …

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UK Companies Team Up to Study Water Minerals’ Effects on Cold Brew

All images courtesy of Assembly Coffee<p>Earlier this year, we shared news of how London (UK) coffee roaster and wholesaler Assembly Coffee was …

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How to: Make the Perfect Cappuccino (from THE Expert...)

If you're a coffee snob/connoisseur, you know about <b>Blue Bottle Coffee</b> (check out the Wikipedia article on <b>third wave coffee</b> for an entertaining drop …

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Five Ways to Drink Coffee Around the World

Will travel for caffeine? Here’s where to get a coffee buzz across the globe.<p>> Rome, Italy<p>Espresso gained popularity after manufacturer La Pavoni perfected the machine in 1905. Forcing scalding water through fine grounds produces a concentrated brew with a layer of <i>crema</i> on the surface.<p>At</b> …

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Understanding the Finer Points of Coffee Bean Roasting

From the coffee drinker’s side of the counter, brewing receives the majority of the credit, or blame, for how coffee tastes. Drip, pour over, siphon, …

The Science Behind Making the Perfect Cup of Coffee

<b>The Right Equipment</b> <br>Carguilo likes the clean, robust taste that comes from a manual dripper, since it filters out oil and sediment. And she’s not …

How to Perfect Your Pour Over

Oct 29, 2015<p>Pour overs may be having their day in the sun, but many of our favorites have been around for decades. Whether you’re a first-time Bee …

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Blue Bottle Coffe Tokyo x vitra 特别企划开催

艺术 x 咖啡<p>知名家具品牌 vitra 最近伙拍红遍美国和日本的 Blue Bottle Coffee,在清澄白河分店中展出早前在米兰家具展展出之作品,当中包括由 Bouroullec 兄弟的新作《Belleville》餐桌系列,这个企划同样由日籍建筑师 Jo Nagasaka 一手包办,整体保持品牌一贯的工业美学色彩,更用上了 vitra 最新的餐具系列,为整个 Coffe Shop 空间提升另一艺术层次,让游客可以享受他们的咖啡之余,一边欣赏其精致艺术作品。<p>Blue Bottle Coffe Tokyo<br>[清澄白河 ロースタリー&カフェ]<br>地址:135-0023 东京都江东区平野 1-4-8

The simple and delicious way Italians make espresso

And while it is a vital morning ritual in Italy, taking pride of place over any other activity as the first thing to do after getting out of bed, it is also an after-meal ritual, a mid-afternoon ritual, and even, for some, a before-bed ritual.<p>It's a sign of good hospitality to offer guests—even …

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Touring 24 of the Top Coffee Production Regions

Coffee shopping can be a bit confusing. Is there really a difference between beans grown in Colombia and ones from Ethiopia? There is! The continent …

Iced Sea Salt Coffee (Cold Brewed) - Dinner, then Dessert

October 1, 2015 94 Comments »<p>This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here.<p>Cold brewed Sea Salt Coffee is the most amazing …

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The Chemical Compounds Behind the Aroma of Coffee

Click to enlarge<p>Whether you’re a coffee connoisseur or completely unfussy about the manner in which you get your caffeine fix, there’s no denying …

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Coffee decoded: why filter is the only way to brew beans now

<b>It's International Coffee Day this week - but do you know what you should really be ordering? Diana Henry cracks the coffee code</b><p>I’m in central London, queuing in a café, but I might as well be in a foreign land. The counter in front of me has golden flaky pastries, sandwiches on sourdough bread and …

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How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …