The Appeal of Coffee

Coffee Is Liquid Gold

It might be hard to believe, but coffee is considered second only to oil when it comes to hot commodities. It’s the king of the bean, beating out even chocolate when it comes to being a worldwide favorite.

Derived from a small cherry that comes from the coffee tree, coff…

Worldwide Coffee Business

Coffee Is A Worldwide Business

There are few grown commodities that have more of an impact on the global scale than coffee. An industry that’s rivaled only by oil when it comes to valuable commodities (grown or not), this bean and the subsequent drink that come from it are big business in every …

Coffee Designer Flavors

Designer Flavors Give Coffee New, Old Twist

The ancient Arabs are credited with being the first to actually flavor their coffee. Using spices such as cinnamon, they mixed up their coffee to taste. Others soon followed suit, adding everything from nuts and pepper to chocolate and beyond to their c…

What is Cappuccino

Cappuccino Is Another Italian Creation

Italians love their coffee. Not satisfied to drink it just any old way, they also love to experiment with recipes, as well.

The world owes them for the introduction of espresso, that thick rich coffee creation that’s one-of-a-kind. And, if that weren’t …

Roasted Coffee Flavors

Roasting Is Key In Coffee Flavors

With only two major types of coffee beans in production, it’s hard to imagine how coffee ends up with so many flavors. It seems no two brands taste exactly the same and cups from different specialty stores always have their own distinct appeal.

So, what is it…

Coffee Roasting Process

Roasting Brings Out The Flavors In Coffee

Just like a master chef knows temperature, quality ingredients and skill are the components to a gourmet meal, a master coffee processor instinctively knows that the true test for a bean’s final flavor comes in the roasting process. One misstep and a per…

Cofee or Tea

Move Over Tea, Coffee’s Arrived

It’s been around for hundreds and hundreds of years, yet coffee doesn’t have the same demure reputation as its sipping cousin tea. Despite this, party hostesses know coffee can have an appeal all its own and make a real statement out of the meals its served with…

What is Espresso

Espresso Is An Italian Favorite

It’s a relative newcomer on the coffee scene considering coffee’s long history, but espresso is an Italian invention that’s made a huge impact since its arrival. Created at the beginning of the 20th century, espresso has undergone some changes in processing sinc…

The Latte Difference

Avoiding The Latte, Au Lait Faux Paux

With coffeehouses becoming a mainstay on the American scene, the need for people to understand the subtle differences between a plain cup of Joe and a designer or “imported” drink is becoming evident. With so many choices, the only way to ensure the orderin…

History of Coffee

Coffee’s History Dates Back Centuries

It’s a mainstay in many households the world over with a commodity ranking of number two, just behind oil production. But how did the worldwide coffee craze get started and what exactly is the history of the little bean loved the globe over for the coffee i…