Coffee-lovers! Get ready to know all that is coffee and more!
If you are a person with a deep and unwavering love for coffee, this article is just for you. Coffee is like a fuel that keeps us going when we need motivation on a lazy Monday morning or a cup of coffee when you are caught up with a pile of work can comfort you.
All about coffee
To the curious coffeeholic in us!
As you walk past a coffee shop, the fragrance of the alluring coffee beans draws you into the café. If you are a person with a deep and unwavering love for coffee, this article is just for you. Coffee is like a fuel that keeps us going when we need motivation on a lazy Monday morning or a cup of coffee when you are caught up with a pile of work can comfort you. I would like to think of coffee as art! Each sip of a good cup of coffee is inspiring. A writer describes coffee as “A liquid hug for your brain”. People have accepted coffee as a way of life across the globe. But have you thought about the origin and the story behind coffee?
The word Coffee in Arabic means ‘wine’. The origin of coffee dates back to the 15th century in the middle-east. It is said that sufi saints used this to stay awake during some spiritual ceremonies. The main source of coffee is said to be from Ethiopia. Coffee then was smuggled into different parts of the world. It is said that in first coffee seed planted in India was in Mysore, Karnataka. Coffee was a controversial drink and so it was banned in some parts of the Middle East. The ban was later lifted due to its fondness by few religious leaders.
Types of coffee
This is the first type of coffee to be known and cultivated by humankind. Coffee Arabica was extensively cultivated in Arab countries therefore the name Arabica. It amounts to 60% of the coffee consumption in the world.
Used for: Filter coffee
Taste: Mildly Sweet
Caffeine: 1.1 to 1.7%
Robusta is the second most famous coffee in the world. This type of coffee originates in the African continent and Indonesia. 40% of the coffee produced in the world is Robusta. The largest producer of Robusta is Vietnam.
Used for: Expresso
Caffeine: 2 to 4.5%
- Light Roast – Blond & Toasty
- Medium Roast – Nutbrown & Balanced
- Dark Roast – Mahogany & Spice
- Extra Dark Roast – Burnt & Bitter
The way you like your Coffee is according to your personal preference, yet these are some must try’s in the coffee section.
Black coffee is pure coffee and nothing else. Boil water and coffee together, this is the best way to savor the taste of the coffee. You can add some sweetener to your coffee in case you prefer your coffee to be sweet. Coffee Arabica is best preferred for black coffee.
Latte is one of the most loved types of coffee drink around the world. It is made of coffee shot, hot milk, and froth. Latte comes in different variants and flavors, Pumpkin spice latte, etc.
This drink originates in Italy. The word Cappuccino means ‘hood’. It is made with coffee, heavy cream, and some milk. It is usually topped with cinnamon or cocoa. This drink was introduced to the world in the 17th century.
This drink dates back to the 1970s and it finds its roots in Italy – America. This drink is made with a shot of espresso diluted with hot water. This drink can also be served with chilled water and ice.
Mocha is the chocolate variant of the regular latte. Mocha has a strong flavor of coffee and chocolate in it. If you are a chocolate lover, this should be your go-to coffee drink.
I hope this article inspires you to try different types of coffee and drinks. When you are brewing yourself this beautiful concoction, take care of your safety around the gas. Get IGT gas safety device for ultimate safety for you and your loved ones.
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