Archive for December, 2014


Indian Filter Coffee

A unique kind of coffee is Indian filter coffee. Known as Kaapi (phonetic coffee in Hindu), Indian filter coffee is a popular drink in the Southern states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Indian filter coffee is three fourths coffee and one forth chicory. Local coffees are used in this drink. In order [...]

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Keurig Coffee Maker Recall

USA Today just announced Keurig recalls for more than 6.6 million coffee makers in the USA. The model is K10 and the ID number starts with 31. The issue is burns. Keurig Green Mountain is recalling about 6.6 million MINI Plus Brewing Systems in the U.S. and 564,000 in Canada following burn reports, according to [...]

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Café de Olla

There is a traditional way to make coffee in Mexico. The coffee is made in a clay pot, thus the name, pot coffee, café de olla. The drink is made with ground coffee, cinnamon and unrefined whole cane sugar called piloncillo in Mexico and panela in most of the rest of Latin America. The preparation [...]

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Cold Brewed Coffee

On a hot day you might like to enjoy a cold brew, cold brewed coffee that is. Cold brewed coffee is steeped in room temperature or even cold water for half a day. It can be served cold or hot. Cold brewed coffee is not iced coffee, which is regular coffee poured over ice to [...]

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Macchiato, Mazagran and Mélange Coffees

Three interesting coffee beverages are macchiato, mazagran and mélange. All are best made with healthy organic coffee. Here is a bit of info about each of them. Macchiato The name of this coffee drink means stained. It is essentially espresso with just a dash of foamed milk. It is similar to but stronger than a [...]

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Coffee in Vietnam

Vietnam is the second greatest coffee producer in the world. Only Brazil grows more coffee. But Vietnam grows primarily Robusta coffee as opposed to Arabica coffee grown throughout the Americas. Robusta coffee has more coffee per bean and is a more bitter coffee than Arabica. Thus when you ask for coffee in Vietnam you always [...]

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Galão, Guillermo or Green Eye Coffee?

Here are three coffee house coffee variations with espresso as the base. Galão is from Portugal and only takes one shot of expresso. Guillermo includes slices of lime and two shots of espresso. Green eye is also known as Triple Death as it starts with regular coffee and adds three shots of espresso. Here are [...]

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Varieties of Liqueur Coffee

There are probably as many varieties of liqueur coffee as there are liqueurs. We would like to suggest that you make any or all of them with healthy organic coffee, preferably one of the Colombian organic coffee brands. Here is a list of some of the varieties of liqueur coffee and then we present a [...]

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