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Best Coffee Recipes from Asia

Best Coffee Recipes from Asia

Coffee celebrates diversity. It originated in Africa, where people benefitted from it for centuries before it was discovered by foreigners, then quickly adopted by the Middle East who made it a traditional drink in most, if not all, Middle Eastern countries and then marketed it to Europe, who fell in love with coffee. As you can see, coffee has had a rich history passing through many different cultures, each one making coffee just a little bit better along the way. Cinnamon and coffee? A Middle Eastern tip. Chocolate and coffee?...

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Coffee Cherry Tea

One of the best things about coffee is its versatility. One of one simple plant, so many different drinks have come out. Coffee shop menus are interminable, and even have hidden off-menu beverages. All of them related in one way or another to coffee.  We owe this abundance of recipes, mostly, to the internet. It helps us connect to other cultures and discover new and exciting ways to prepare our coffee — it’s how in recent years we’ve become enamored with the Korean dalgona coffee or the Vietnamese egg coffee....

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Guide to Christmas Coffee

Christmas is around the corner, and you know what that means for us coffee lovers: we can indulge in more or less the same amount of decadent, self-indulgent coffee beverages without the judgement, the looks, and, frankly, the guilty conscience.  One thing that’s very helpful to do before the season is upon us is to get ready by making a list of the potential recipes that we’re going to be trying to make at home, maybe categorizing them depending on the occasion.  To that purpose, we’ll be teaching you all...

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Peaberry Tea

As coffee lovers, we’re always on the lookout for better, more exciting coffee. And for many of us, that road leads us to Peaberry coffee. This is a coffee that, sellers claim, is unique and has a richer flavor than regular coffee.  And for those of us who’ve tried this type of coffee, it certainly makes a big impression on us. It feels different, and has a very distinct taste. For some, there is nothing better than Peaberry coffee. But… What is Peaberry coffee? Let’s find out.  Peaberry coffee: what...

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Swedish Coffee Culture

Swedish Coffee Culture

To understand Swedish culture fully, you’re going to have to drink a lot of coffee. After all, this is a country that drinks a lot more coffee than you can imagine; Certainly much more than the US or the UK, which both rank quite low in coffee consumption.  The love of coffee in Sweden is as old as the history of coffee itself. Thanks to the successful trading businesses of the country, coffee made its way from the middle east to this cold country in the 18th century, and Swedish...

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Best Fall Coffee Recipes

Best Fall Coffee Recipes

Fall is upon us once again. This is a season that comes with a lot of new flavors— after all, we’re ditching the refreshing iced coffee and settling into more warm and fuzzy flavors for the colder days.  With that said, Fall has got to be one of the seasons that has the most recipes of all. It may or may not be a tradition that started with the pumpkin spice latte, or simply a consequence of colder days which means more people drinking (more) coffee.  Either way, the reality...

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Matcha and Coffee

Matcha and Coffee

In terms of caffeine-containing beverages, coffee’s never had a real rival. Tea, though older and wiser, could never stand up to the deliciousness of roasted, ground, steeped, hot coffee. Until now. Besides being tastier, coffee has about three times more caffeine than green tea. And, let’s be honest: a lot of people drink coffee for the caffeine, same with tea. But if coffee is three times more effective at waking us up, then we’d rather drink one cup of coffee than a whole lot of green tea.  This has recently...

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Pumpkin Spice Recipe, History, and More!

Fall is upon us and that means only one thing to coffee lovers: pumpkin spice. Pumpkin spice has been around for centuries, actually, but it would be safe to say that it experienced a real boom in popularity thanks to the combination of pumpkin spice with the classic latte.

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Coffee vs. Espresso

If you’ve ever brewed drip coffee, you may have wondered whether you can make espresso with the same bean. It’s one of the most common questions we get at Real Good Coffee Co. The short answer is yes — but the process of brewing these two drinks looks a bit different. What Is Espresso? Espresso is simply a different way of brewing coffee beans. You can make espresso by using the hot water and high pressure of an espresso machine. The result is a smaller, more intense-tasting beverage than a cup...

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How to Steam Milk

Milk is an excellent complement to coffee, mellowing the flavor while bringing out the fruity and floral notes of the drink. It truly is a match made in heaven. That's why drinks ranging from cappuccinos to lattes are so popular. While you can put cold milk into your coffee and call it a day, steamed milk adds real magic. With a steam wand and some practice, it's easy to make the perfect cup of coffee right at home. What's the Difference Between Steaming and Frothing Milk? While some people talk...

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