Biggest myths around coffee
- Coffee is bitter
Contrary to popular belief, coffee well extracted is not completely bitter, it has different tastes and bitterness is one of them. Sourness, sweetness and even saltiness in some cases can be tasted in coffee. Much like wine, coffee has unique flavours that are specific to its origin, variety, processing method and roasting process. For instance, you can find flavours of Plum and Jaggery in Type B2 roasted by Kohi Roasters or of chocolate and caramel in El Diablo Blend of Third Wave Coffee Roasters
- You need expensive equipment to make good coffee
Although Espresso is an expensive habit for home brewers, there are other ways one can brew good coffee at home. One can always turn to Manual Brews if they enjoy their coffee black. Check out brew guides for Pour Over, French Press and Chemex. If you enjoy coffee with milk Aeropress or Moka Pot a.k.a Stove-top method makes a great cup up coffee that can be had with or without milk.
If you do not have any of the mentioned equipment, a channi /mesh/ strainer is enough to brew yourself a nice cup of coffee. Yes, a channi is all you need. Find the recipe for channi brew below.
Step 2 – Add water and stir
Gently pour 1 cup (about 250 gm) hot water onto your coffee grounds and stir for 20 seconds.
Step 3 – Let it sit and wait
Wait for about 5 minutes.
Step 4 – Strain
Pour coffee into a warm cup through channi