Hindi Name: कॉफी
Coffee is a very popular beverage with a distinct flavor and aroma . It is prepared by roasting the seeds of the coffee plant. Coffee has a high content of caffeine and is slightly acidic. Coffee was first cultivated in southern Arabia. Brazil has been the world's leading producer of coffee. Arabica and Robusta are the two types of coffee beans that are consumed. Arabica is the superior one.
Types Of Coffee
Espresso: This is a very strong coffee. It is made by brewing coffee beans with water. It has a golden brown foam. No milk is used in this type of coffee and is served in small quantities.
Cappucino: This is the most popular form of coffee and is available in almost every coffee shop. It is more of an Italian type of coffee. It has a milked foam.
Americano: This was originated by the Americans. This is prepared by adding hot water to espresso and giving it a different flavour. It is usually used when people wish for a brew - coffee sized drink from an espresso bar.
Cafe Latte: It is made by espresso and hot milk. It came up in the 17th century and was first made by Europeans. Cafe Mocha: It is very similar to cafe latte and has a little bit of chocolate content in it . It is sometimes referred to as hot chocolate also.
Did you know?
Coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world.
Hawai is the only place where coffee is grown commercially.
Coffee was discovered illegal 3 times by 3 different countries.
There are around 50 species of coffee worldwide.