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Latte art – beautiful paintings on coffee

Contemporary artists often offers a lot of interesting and sometimes unexpected ideas. If you like a frothy coffee, it for you there is an original creative direction art, Latte art (Latte art). It is important that not only the taste but also its appearance, namely the presence of the original

drawing on foam.

What is latte art? As the name implies, a latte is a favorite of many coffee drink espresso with milk. Latte art is an original way of infusion of frothed milk into the coffee, resulting in a lush foam with beautiful patterns. A latte you can make a truly unique, if using a thin sharp object such as a toothpick, draw on the foam some interesting figure.

The most widespread latte art was, of course, among the professional Barista, which are the original creators of this kind of contemporary Continue reading

Irish coffee

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

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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

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How to properly brew coffee at home
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Coffee recipes
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A classic rule maker
Tea is a very delicate process, which plays a big role every detail. If to approach to brewing tea in a classical way, clean water and the number of binding…

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