Every gourmet recipe, from Tiramisu to classic coffee cake recipe deserves only the finest ingredients, and specialty coffee made from 100% Arabic beans is the choice for your greatest creations.
According to experts, it is coffee made from the highest quality beans found in the world. The beans are then perfectly roasted by artists known as master roasters to bring out the full flavor of the bean. The different between specialty coffee and any commercial brand is the difference between roses and dandelions.
Coffee beans are roasted seeds from the fruit of the evergreen coffee tree. Like other nuts and seeds, they are high in proteins (11 percent), sucrose and other sugars (8 percent), oils (10 to 15 percent), assorted organic acids (6 percent), B vitamins, iron, and the central nervous system stimulant caffeine (1 to 2 percent).
With the exceptions of caffeine, none of these nutrients is found in coffee. Like spinach, rhubarb, and tea, coffee contains oxalic acid (which binds calcium ions into insoluble compounds your body cannot absorb),but this is of no nutritional consequence as long as your diet contains adequate amounts of calcium-rich foods. Coffee's best known constituent is the methyl xanthine central nervous system stimulant caffeine. How much caffeine you get in a cup of coffee depends on how the coffee was processed and brewed.
Caffeine is water-soluble. Instant, freeze-dried, and decaffeinated coffees all have less caffeine than plain ground roasted coffee. To make strong but not bitter coffee, increase the amount of coffee; not the brewing time. Here is my list of best coffee recipes.
Topping: Whip cream with maple syrup just up until soft mounds; set aside. Divide..
In a 2 cup measure stir together water and instant coffee crystals. Micro-cook uncover..
Mix all ingredients in a saucepan and heat until foam gathers on top. Do not pass through..
Combine coffee, chocolate syrup, and cherry juice in a cup; mix well. Top with whipped..
Place coffee and nutmeg in a blender or food processor fitted with a steel blade. In a cup..
Over low heat or in double boiler, heat milk and cream till hot. Meanwhile, dissolve..
In a blender, combine milk, coffee, sweetener and extract. Blend until coffee is dissolved..
In a saucepan over medium heat, simmer all ingredients just to dissolve. Place mixture in a..
All you need is instant coffee, sugar, nonfat dry milk and dried orange peel ..
Heat ingredients in a saucepan, but do not boil. Stir well to combine. Serve..
Combine coffee liqueur, brandy, chocolate syrup and cinnamon in a coffee cup or..
Combine sugar and water; boil till sugar dissolves. Reduce heat to simmer and simmer..
Blend in blender until very fine powder. Use 2 teaspoons per cup..
Combine coffee and cocoa. Add boiling water and stir to dissolve. Pour into..
Combine coffee and molasses in a saucepan. Heat, stirring, until molasses is..
Dissolve coffee in boiling water. Pour into small, tall cups filling only about half full..
Bring half-and-half and cream of coconut to a boil in a saucepan over medium..
Process nutmeg and coffee, add extracts. Process 10 seconds longer. Place in..
In making coffee, your aim is to extract flavorful solids (including coffee oils and sucrose and other sugars) from the ground beans without pulling bitter, astringent tannins along with them. How long you brew the coffee determines how much solid material you extract and how the coffee tastes. The longer the brewing time, the greater the amount of solids extracted. If you brew the coffee long enough to extract more than 30 percent of its solids, you will get bitter compounds along with the flavorful ones. (These will also develop by letting coffee sit for a long time after brewing it.) Ordinarily, drip coffee tastes less bitter than percolator coffee because the water in a drip coffee maker goes through the coffee only once, while the water in the percolator pot is circulated through the coffee several times.