Coffee

  • Arabica Coffees
    Arabica coffee--scientific name Coffea arabica--is one of the two primary types that most of us everywhere drink. The other is Robusta, scientific name Coffea canephora robusta, grown primarily in Afr....
  • Gourmet Coffee Gifts
    Are you scrambling for ideas for a gift--whether for a family member, a friend, a client, or an acquaintance who's done you a favor? Think about gourmet coffee. The world's most popular drink at the s....
  • Whole Bean Coffees
    Few would argue about the attributes of well-roasted whole bean coffees over some of their processed and canned cousins lining the grocery store shelves. The trick is keeping coffee fresh. Where green....
  • History Of Coffee
    The history of coffee is as rich and interesting as the brew itself. The exact origins of coffee are not known, although legend has it that a shepherd in Ethiopia first observed the effect of the bean....
  • Brew Coffee
    Which of the many available ways do you use to brew coffee? The purpose of brewing is to dissolve the soluble flavor elements in the roasted coffee beans, and there are many techniques for doing that....
  • French Coffee
    To the French coffee drinking, like everything else, is an art. When you order coffee at a cafe, you aren't likely to get a cup drained from a huge vat that may have been sitting there for hours. Yo....
  • Buy Coffee Online
    The real loss in buying coffee online rather than at a local specialty shop, or even a grocery store aisle equipped with a grinder, is that you miss the wonderful aroma of coffee beans. That aside, ho....
  • Gourmet Decaf Coffees
    The difference, from a health perspective, between regular coffee and decaffeinated seems to a bit fuzzy at best. On the one hand, the caffeine in the first puts anyone with high blood pressure at hig....
  • Zimbabwe Coffees
    Zimbabwe, known generally as Rhodesia before its independence in 1980, sits on the vast plateau of southern Africa. Early civilization in the country--dating to about 800 AD--was based on gold. Coffee....
  • Kona Coffee
    Kona coffee is one of the finest, most sought after coffees in the world. It is grown on the western Kona Coast of Hawaii, which has rich volcanic soil. Kona is a small district, about 20 miles long a....