Learning how to make coffee can require a lot of practice. After harvesting, the next step is roasting the beans with high temperatures of about 220-260 Celsius. Then you need to grind the beans into small molecules. The taste and smell of the roasted beans may be different each time as many factors such as the size of coffee after grinding, roasting time or coffee sources come into play.
These are the tips for select the best roasted beans:
1. Buying the amount of coffee as you need for only one week.
2. The smell of the roasted beans should be nice and not smell contaminated.
3. Do not buy roasted beans from the store or supermarket that are near strong smelling food shops. The roasted bean will absorb the scent of each food.
4. Remember the flavor and characteristic of each type of coffee.
5. Kept the roasted beans in a vacuum or air tight container for the best quality of coffee.
6. Mill the roasted beans for single use only.
How to Make Coffee with Coffee Machines
Whenever you drink a cup of coffee, you have to think about the flavor and quality of each cup not only the volume of water in a cup.
Making a delicious cup of coffee is not easy. You have to practice for a long time. Now a days, the technology of coffee making machines such as Moka Express, Espresso pot and French Press make everything easier.
These are important points for making coffee with coffee machines:
1. Clean the coffee machine before and after use.
2. The water for making a cup of coffee should be clean and without chlorine.
3. Use fresh milled roasted beans for every cup.
4. The amount of coffee should be followed for the each cup.
5. Do not use boiling water for making coffee.
6. The coffee maker should know the ratio of ingredients and know how to convert the unit.
The Coffee Cups
The coffee cups are an important part of making coffee that you should be miss. Coffee makers should know which cup for each type coffee.
Espresso: The Basic Information
Normally, Espresso is a cup of coffee that has golden creama at the top of the cup. The art of making Espresso using milk foam, whipped cream or liqueurs means that you can have different Espresso drinks.
Espresso and Black coffee
Many coffee drinkers have missunderstood the differences between Espresso and Black coffee. Espresso is not similar to black coffee.
The difference Between Espresso and Black coffee:
1. Coffee cup; A cup of Espresso is not more than 2 ounce but a cup of black coffee is 4 to 6 ounces.
2. A cup of black coffee can be served with cream or sugar but Espresso is served without cream and sugar.
3. Espresso has a golden creama on the top of the cup but the black coffee has nothing on the top of the cup.
4. The flavor of Espresso will stay on the tongue for about 15-30 minutes but no flavor stays on the tongue after drinking black coffee.
5. The way to drink black coffee is to sip it slowly until finished but the right way to drink Espresso is drink all at once.
How to Drink Espresso
Normally, Espresso is drunk during day or at dinner. If you are interested, try to practice the following steps and you will get the beautiful taste of Espresso.
1. Before drinking, you have to smell the cup of espresso.
2. Sip a little bit of espresso loudly and keep it in your mouth for a moment.
3. Drink the rest all at once but keep it a moment in the mouth.
4. Try to remember the taste of espresso and compare with the next cup.