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
Irish coffee – magic drink for those who are cold.
Drink it, first touching the heavy waves of cream. Through which penetrate the hot jets of coffee. Durmanila aroma and a slight tingling Irish whiskey…
Sweet, bitter, slightly burning… and then envelops cold kremovato cream. Stroking just touched and outraged. Harmony. Buzz.
The story of Irish coffee
Famous Irish coffee appeared in the coastal village of Pains, which is located in County Limerick in the province of Munster). In Foinse is a major seaport, which is in late 30’s – the beginning of the 40th year of the 20th century took seaplanes (seaplanes) plying between Europe and the USA. By 1940, Foins visited by many famous people who in the Old world from the New: Ernest Hemingway, Humphrey Bogart, Eleanor Roosevelt, Douglas Fairbanks and other important people.
This seaplane Dornier DOX Flying Boat-03
Pains not always been the final destination of the journey, after which the passengers Continue reading
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