The 17th of February is Café Au Lait Day. A café au lait, meaning literally “coffee with milk”, is a French way of drinking coffee with a lot of milk in it. The typical ratio is half coffee, and half heated milk.
The 8th of February is Caffeine Day. Today was specifically chosen because it is the birthday the man who discovered caffeine in 1819.
Camp Coffee is a black, concentrated coffee-flavoured syrup sold in the UK and in Canada. The syrup is 26 percent chicory root, 4 percent coffee, and sugar and water. It is made by McCormick Foods in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Camp Coffee comes in a square-shape glass bottle, with a very decorative label. The bottle itself…
The 8th of November is Cappuccino Day, celebrating the coffee with a foamy, creamy milk layer on top: the perfect bevvy to warm you up on a chilly November day.
Civet Coffee may be the world’s most expensive coffee, coming in at about $200 a pound (2010 prices.) Only about half a tonne is produced each year. To some, the flavour of Civet Coffee is rich and sweet, with undertones of molasses and tobacco. To others, it’s just gamey or musky, with a muddy flavour….
Espresso is a strong, somewhat bitter version of brewed coffee made from dark-roasted coffee beans. Visually, it is noted for being served in small 2 oz (60 ml) cups, and for the thin patches of caramel-coloured “foam” on top, referred to as the “crema” (“cream”) or “sciuma” (that’s right, “scum.”) Making it requires a special…
Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge was a German chemist. He discovered caffeine and quinine. He also investigated the science behind removing stains, making wines from fruits, and canning meats and vegetables.
This is a simple recipe idea for an inexpensive, robust coffee mix for use with refillable K-Cups® in Keurig® Coffee machines. It lets you make your own K-Cup coffees for pennies on the dollar.
The 19th of November is Macchiato Day, celebrating the layered coffee and frothed milk drink served in Italy during the afternoon.
Vietnamese coffee is a thick, strong coffee. It is always served with sweetened condensed milk. It may be served hot, or over ice.