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The most expensive coffee in the world

 

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world. It is believed that to understand the coffee and understand which varieties are the best – a sign of high status and good taste.

However, few could imagine a morning without a Cup of coffee. According to statistics, every day around the world consumed about 2.25 billion cups of invigorating drink. Additionally, coffee is the second most sold products on the planet, after oil. And only the true coffee lover is able to spend on a drink unbelievable amounts of money. And what is the most expensive coffee in the world?

Coffee Yauco Selecto AA

Price: 24 USD per 450 gram

This is practically the rare variety of Arabica, which is referred to as a “Grand CRU” of the Caribbean. YaucoSelecto is grown at an altitude of about 100 meters, in the mountains Continue reading

Cocoa beans – properties, recipe, unlike coffee

At first glance it may seem that coffee and cocoa. But… they are different plants that belong to different biological families. And unlike coffee and cocoa is the same as between a pear and an Apple tree!

Let’s try to understand what the difference between them.

The plants of coffee and cocoa

Coffee is a fruit of the coffee tree, more like a Bush (family Rubiaceae), is considered the Homeland of coffee, Africa.

Cocoa is the fruit of the cacao tree (belongs to the family Malvaceae). Sometimes called cocoa “chocolate tree”. The birthplace of cocoa – tropical forests of South America.

Now both plants are cultivated worldwide in warm and humid tropical latitudes of both hemispheres.

Both trees are evergreen. The altitude of cocoa can reach heights of 10 to 12 meters. Coffee tree, usually grows much lower – 6 – 10 meters.

The fruits coffee and cocoa beans

The fruits of these plants are called grains Continue reading

The training program

Courses bartender-Barista

The ultimate goal of the courses bartender-Barista – skills cooking commercial beverages based on espresso . To achieve excellent end result without a good (qualitative) initial training is almost impossible.

Conventionally, the learning process can be divided into several stages:

Equipment . the necessary equipment, utensils. Device coffee makers (basic components and parts and coffee grinders espresso and care for them. Classification of coffee equipment. Repairs and service. The list of necessary equipment and requirements. The minimum range of dishes, its volume, properties and characteristics.

Coffee . The history of the coffee bean. The cultivation, collection, processing and roasting. Conditions and period of storage, rules for the treatment of a bean, the basic requirements for appearance and taste of the coffee. Coffee brewing methods. Practical Continue reading

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