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Colombian Coffee Blog

  1. Recipe "Baked Pork with Colombian Coffee Sauce"

    Baked pork with coffee sauce

     

    (10 to 12 portions)

    Ingredients

    3 pounds of pork

    1 grated onion

    1 tablespoon of black sauce

    1 teaspoon oregano

    2 tablespoons of oil

    2 tablespoons panela

    1 beer

    1 tablespoon of instant coffee

    Salt to taste

     

     

    Marinate the meat well with the onion mixture, salt, black sauce and oregano. Marinate for at least three hours.

    In a heavy bottom pot or pressure cooker heat the oil, brown the meat on all sides, add a beer and the powdered or grated panela.  Cover and cook over medium heat for 1 ½ to 2 hours until tender. Remove the meat and let it rest for a few minutes.

    Pour the cooking juices with the coffee in a bowl. Cut the meat in very thin slices and bathe them with sauce to serve.

     

    * Share these important dates with your family, accompany them with a delicious Colombian

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  2. BEHIND THE BEST COFFEE

    It is a hot December morning. The group begins the descent at nine o'clock in the morning towards one of the many rivers that bathe the Colombian Coffee Cultural Landscape -PCC. Upon arriving at the shore, in spite of a long walk, there is not a single participant who wishes to sit down and rest. They are surrounded by a unique landscape and a tranquility that is not felt in the city. Just past the river it is easy to find the Piedras Marcadas, cultural and archaeological heritage of Risaralda.

     

    After touring the place and taking the respective photos with the different shades of green that the landscape offers, more than one sits down to enjoy a well-deserved snack. In the thermoses they bring the best Colombian coffee and, while they enjoy it, they realize that they have not seen a single person different from those who came down with them. From one moment to the next, a braying sound is heard in the distance

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  3. How to taste the qualities of a Coffee?

    This post was originally publishead on www.cafemiraza.com

    • BODY: It is perceived when we look at it and we feel it in our mouth when we taste it; a full, full, thin or light body. It can be "watery" or "very full". The body is affected by the degree of roasting and by the manner or method of preparation. 

     

    FLAVOR: In coffee, flavor is the result of a balance between intensity and the degree to which its aroma, body and acidity are present.

     

    ACIDITY: It is one of the main qualities sought after in coffee and a desirable and pleasant characteristic, one of the most appreciated in Colombian

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  4. How to Make Whipped Coffee at Home

    Coffee has been around for centuries, and there are many different ways to drink it (read up on our cold brew article here or our French press article here). One of the most popular ways to consume coffee is to add cream, sugar, or both in order to create a creamy coffee drink that tastes great. 

     

    However, you can also take that to the next level and make whipped coffee. Not sure how to make whipped coffee? It’s truly as easy as 1, 2, 3 (okay, and 4 and 5, but we promise that’s it!). 

     

    Gather your ingredients (we’ll tell you what those are below) and prepare to learn how to whip your own whipped coffee at home so you can enjoy this delicious beverage any time! 

     

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  5. "Coffee Cosecha Corrales " New Coffee without pesticides. Caldas -Colombia

    Who you are?

    My name is Felix Octavio Corrales Villegas. I was borned in Chinchina Caldas. I consider myself as entrepreneur that has succeeded and failed in different fields and business but there is something very much connected to my heart and family roots that is hard not to talk about and is the coffee region and all that entails to me.  I have almost 50 years of experience growing and producing coffee. The first thing in the morning and I can think about is a hot cup of coffee before breakfast.

    Where the idea about growing coffee came from?

    More than an idea, the coffee production has always been part of my life. As far as I remember, my grandfathers’ father (Antonio Corrales) was the owner of a farm dedicated to coffee production between Chinchina and Palestina, Caldas since the mid of 19th century. As the coffee production growth in Colombia a

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  6. The History of the Coffee Bean: A Comprehensive Guide

    Interested in the history of the coffee bean? In this article, we'll discover the origins of one of the world's most beloved drinks. And where might that be, you ask? Well, though there are several theories on the origin of the coffee bean, most historians believe that it originated in Ethiopia.

     

    But, there’s more to the coffee bean than just where it came from and how it spread across the globe. We’ll also be talking about what a coffee bean looks like when it’s unripe, ripe, and before roasting. You’re in for quite a history lesson, so settle in and prepare to learn more about your favorite drink.

     

    Where Does the Coffee Bean Come From?

     

    Depending on who you ask abo

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  7. The Best Coffee for Cold Brew in 2021

    Cold brew coffee is one of the most popular methods of brewing coffee, especially during the warmer summer months. The cold temperature produced by the slow extraction process creates a sweeter, less acidic drink that can be enjoyed at any time of day.

     

    There are many different types and brands available on the market today but which one is best? How do you even begin to distinguish between what’s actually the best coffee for cold brew and a bean that’ll taste watery and earthy once it’s brewed cold instead of hot? These are great questions, and we’re

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  8. How to Choose the Best Coffee for French Press

    While there are countless ways to brew your morning cup of coffee, the French press method is one that often yields the strongest taste. Plus, we can’t deny the fact that it feels like a pretty fancy and, well, French way to enjoy your coffee every day.

     

    If you're a fan of this method of brewing, you might be a bit shocked to learn that not all coffee is created equal; some beans are better suited for brewing via a French press. Follow along as we talk about what the heck French press coffee actually is and how to choose the best coffee for French press brewing so that you'll be able to enjoy a perfect cup every time.

     

    What is French Press Coffee?

     

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  9. Types of coffee roasting: how do they affect the taste?

    Types of coffee roasting: how do they affect the taste?

    The world of coffee can sometimes be intimidating, for people raised in Colombia it is easy to talk about different variables that notably change the flavor of a coffee and help define the profile of the nose or the flavor of the coffee.

    In these entries, we will explain different concepts a little more technical in a less complex language that will help you understand the world of coffee a bit more.

    Many factors influence the quality of a coffee: variety, origin, harvest, drying and of course, also it's roasting. Roasting is the process by which coffee goes from its natural state (green coffee or raw coffee) to acquire that brown color that we are all used to.

    The roasters increase the temperature while the coffee moves inside. The heat modifies the coffee in an escalating way: when it reaches 100 degrees the beans begin to brown, at 180 it already gives off intense aromas and acquires

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  10. Renacer (Reborn) a special edition coffee:

    This is the story of our new coffee, a coffee that tells the history of Colombia and how despite the difficulty of the current situation with resilience, it presents a special edition that shows the efforts of young coffee growers. If you want to know more do not miss our last blog entry where we have all the details. The coffee is already available in our store.
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