Image 01

Archive for April, 2010

Milk/Tamping

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

very good article
great short video – check it out

More good links

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

http://www.unitministry.com/about/coffee.php?pagenum=2 – added this one – see what you think – it’s so subjective we still prefer to add the water after – to judge proportion better – crema disruption not an issue as an espresso from fresh roasted coffee is almost all crema anyway – shape of the cup also has an impact - most important that the barista is in control of how long the water or espresso sits before adding together

http://www.coffeeboard.com.ph/if-beantobrew.htm

http://www.coffeereview.com/

http://www.scaa.org/

http://www.coffeeresearch.org/espresso/tamping.htm

http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/102523068/abstract?CRETRY=1&SRETRY=0

http://www.ncausa.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=71

Useful links

Friday, April 16th, 2010

ROASTING-

http://www.roastmagazine.com/education/roasting101/leaving/leaving.html

http://www.coffeeresearch.org/coffee/roasting.htm

MILK FROTHING-

http://coffeegeek.com/guides/frothingguide

http://www.espressovivace.com/archives/9512scr.html

GRINDING-

http://www.espressovivace.com/archives/9104col.html

GENERAL COFFEE-

http://www.litmuszine.com/feature/5.14.07.html

http://theoatmeal.com/comics/coffee

New beans.

Monday, April 5th, 2010

I got some fresh new beans this week.  Can’t wait to roast them.  Will update soon – they were delicious – thanks for the tips.