Polskie kawy my own way! Nzdrowie!

Polskie kawy I am on  holiday, and I brought my Aeropress, hand grinder, a 12 oz milk pitcher,  my pocket scale, my electronic probe, some V60 filters (oops! Forgot about the V60) and some coffee beans with me. A day, a Polish acquaintance ask me for some kawa (‘coffee’ in Polish) but my way. Normally…

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Percolator!! Thank you Sir Benjamin Thompson!

THE PERCOLATOR The percolating coffee pot was invented by the scientist and soldier Count Rumford, otherwise known as Sir Benjamin Thompson (1753–1814), who was a loyalist American colonist. He invented a percolating coffee pot between 1810 and 1814 following his pioneering work with the Bavarian Army, where he improved the soldiers’ diet as well as their clothing. It was his…

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How to Make 17th Century Coffee in Four Easy Steps

~17th CENTURY COFFEE IN 4 EASY STEPS~ It’s hard to imagine life without coffee. The stuff has an uncanny ability to slip itself into any type of meal, at any time of day, and into any type of social situation. But in spite of the fact that Americans drink about 150 billion cups of it each year, we should remind…

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Instant Coffee Tasting

~INSTANT COFFEE TASTING~ Instant or soluble coffee was invented and patented in 1890, by Mr David Strang of Invercargill, New Zealand under patent number 3518. It was sold under the trading name Strang’s Coffee citing the patented”Dry Hot-Air” process. Instant coffee, also called soluble coffee and coffee powder, is a beverage derived from brewed coffee beans.Instant coffee is commercially prepared by either freeze-drying or spray drying, after…

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