Coffee Blog

18
May

Here's some good news for coffee-loving men and women: recent studies link heavy coffee drinking to lower risk of fatal prostate cancer, as well as a certain aggressive type of breast cancer. We've seen before (in infographic format)  some purported health benefits and risks associated with coffee drinking. Coffee's relationship to our health remains very complex and not well understood, but the ...

18
May

Thai Iced Coffee Recipe

A fantastic-looking chilled coffee treat Presentation is important: sweetened condensed milk is gently poured over a spoon resting atop the iced black coffee to achieve a layered effect. Makes 2 servings 4 cardamom pods (or substitute ½ teaspoon ground cardamom) 45g coarsely ground dark-roasted coffee 475ml boiling water Sugar to taste Ice 75 ml sweetened condensed or evaporated milk Break open the cardamom pods and grind ...

18
May

Cowboy Coffee

Whether you're thinking about making your home on the range or simply spending a weekend roughing it in the woods (or huddled in a pillow fort in your living room), a cup of joe's always close at hand—provided you've got ground coffee and a way to boil water. Just ask a cowboy. So-called "cowboy coffee" is one of the simplest ways to brew a ...

18
May

French Cafe Frappe Recipe

A French café frappé, Paris. This is the original frappé, once a centrepiece of the French brasserie's coffee and dessert repertoires. The name comes from the French verb frapper, which, though it means "to hit" or "to strike" (maybe like a frappé in a blender), indicates "iced" or "cold" in a beverage context. The classic frappé is in most instances thinner than ...