EBF: Qu’est-ce-que c’est?

EBF : Espresso Brewing Formula La mesure du café par volume est incohérente car, à mesure que le café vieillit, la quantité de crema varie également. Typiquement, nous définissons une extraction en disant quelle est à peu prés de 30mL pour 25 secondes ou 30mL pour 20 secondes. Scientifiquement, ceci est connu comme un débit…

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EBF: What is it?

EBF : Espresso Brewing Formula Measuring coffee by volume is inconsistent because as coffee ages, the amount of crema also varies. Typically we define an extraction by saying something like 30 mL in 25 seconds or 30 mL in 20 seconds. Scientifically, this is known as a volumetric flow rate, i.e. change in volume over…

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The Other Benefits of Used Ground Coffee

The Other Benefits of Used Ground Coffee (… and coffee!) Every morning , I enjoy power walking or and going to gym. It improves my olfactory senses. Therefore, a large dose a Caffeine is needed!! As caffeine relaxes your muscles, it increases your dopamine, and makes you happy to sweat and push your limits. Amazing! However not only the…

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Sugar Free yet still Very Sweet Cascara Syrup

SUGAR FREE CASCARA SYRUP For approximately 1 litre of syrup 150g of natural cascara 1.5 litres of filtered water Time: 18 hours steeping / 2 hours cooking In a large saucepan, vigorously stir the water and cascara to mix thoroughly. Let it steep for 18 hours. Put the pan with the soaked cascara mix on the…

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A bit more about Cascara…

A bit more about Cascara… A few years ago I bought a bag of Cascara by mistake, thinking it was coffee. The package seemed surprisingly light, but, being a coffee adventurer, I took it anyway. I arrived home and once I opened the bag, I realised what it was – dried coffee cherries, the same…

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Casacara Curd

CASCARA CURD   For the Cascara Sauce Ingredients: 75g of Cascara 1L of filtered or spring water (or any good water that you fancy) Steeping time: 1 hour / 24 hours Preparation time: 5 minutes (24 hours steeping) 20 minutes In a receptacle, add 75g of Cascara and 400ml of water, and let it soak…

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Cascara Panna Cotta with Cascara Reduction

CASCARA PANNA COTTA WITH CASCARA REDUCTION For the Cascara sauce   75g of Cascara 1L of filtered or spring water (or any good water that you fancy) Steeping time: 1 hour / 24 hours Preparation time: 5 minutes (24 hours steeping) 20 minutes In a receptacle, add 75g of Cascara and 400ml of water, and…

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Brewing Coffee using a Woodneck

The Woodneck What is a Woodneck? The woodneck is a Japanese way of making coffee inspired by the Chorreador from Costa Rica. What is a Chorreador? The chorreador (related to the Spanish verb chorrear, meaning to drip or trickle) consists of a wooden stand which holds an elongated cotton bolsita (Spanish, “little bag”), shaped rather like…

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