Monthly Archives: June 2014

day of the bean

a whole heap of bean sacks landed on my doorstep today, from all over the world…. i am one very excited dude.

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espressionist period.

espresso is a popular coffee round the world. it is brewed through pressurizing nearly boiling (95 degree celcius) water along with crushed coffee beans. espresso coffee is normally thicker containing a rich concentration of dissolved solids along with that sublime foamy layer in the top. an electric pump is gernerally used in this coffee-maker to generate pressure.

turning back to the history of espresso coffee making, i am told that angelo moriondo invented a steam-driven “instantaneous” coffee maker in turin, italy 1884. milanese luigi bezzera made considerable improvements to that coffee-maker in 1901 and claimed that the machine was able to produce and serve coffee drink immediately. bezzera got the patent of this coffee-maker in 1902, which was purchased by desiderio pavoni, the founder of “la pavoni” company. pavoni started the industrial production and sale of this espresso coffee-maker from milan. and that right there is where the course of history, the evolution of mankind, and the daily period of time known as morning changed forever.

espresso is an effective base for many other beverages, like caffè macchiato, caffè latte, caffè americano, cappuccino, cafe mocha, etc. it all is relative to the type of motorcycle you ride. espresso is widely served after blending with milk, presumably but not exclusively hot. moreover espresso is now also used in my morning smoothie; containing a banananana, some ice cubes, some protein powder, probably milk, and some other stuff. there are many iced beverages sold that contain an espresso shot, and in the hot varieties the changes in ratio of milk to water, or process steps of getting the coffee and milk to blend, use of creamer, milk substitutes, and other additives is well documented with cute names and inexhaustible in scope… and enough to drive one batty when travelling, half the fun of course.

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Gulp! New coffee prices due to big dry will be hard to swallow

i keep seeing this story . . . some perspective is needed though…. unfortunately the lowest cost in your cup costing is the green bean . . . still, i did just start roasting my own….


Gulp! New coffee prices due to big dry will be hard to swallow.

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