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The myth, fact, history and the secret of cappuccino

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Would you like to drink cappuccino with her? Image: news.com.au
Almost all true coffee fans certainly ever drank a cup of cappuccino, a coffee-based beverage creation. Cappuccino has long been popular all over the world and is sure to be a menu in a variety of local cafes and in the fancy coffee shops. 

Coffee has come a long way since the days of adding hot water to a teaspoon of instant granules, and the cappuccino you enjoy at your local cafe is much more achievable at home. 

There are many myths in the world of an event, or the background of other things, as well as cappuccino. A myth says that the cappuccino's silky magic is beyond the grasp of home baristas. It's just too delicate of a dance, best left to the cafe.

But the reality of cappuccino as mentioned in illy.com turns out that the great cappuccino is available to delight discerning coffee lovers, right in their own kitchens. It takes some practice with water, steam and foam, along with the right equipment on your counter top. You'll want an espresso machine with a built-in steaming wand.

Another Myth: the foam on an Italian cappuccino is different, but the Truth; they don’t heat the foam as much. It’s lighter and cooler than ours. Because of this and the fact that they use less milk overall, coffee lines in Italy move super fast. You never wait more than a couple minutes.

The history

Let's make a cafe latte at home


Are you a fan of cappuccino or espresso? Perhaps you should try the cafe latte. Latte or Cafe latte (Italian language which means coffee with milk) is espresso or coffee mixed with milk and has a thin layer of foam on top. Comparison between the milk with the coffee cafe latte is 3:1. Apparently there is a unique story of the creation of the cafe latte. Do you want to know before you try to to make cafe late?

The history
 
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A beautiful girl with a cafe latte. Image: 123rf.com

Cafe Latte discovered by the late Lino Meiorin in Italy at the end of 1950. He is the owner of a cafe; he is also the first Barista from Italy. His visitors it is not used to the taste of a traditional cappuccino which is very sharp, and therefore they asked for more milk (latte) to be mixed with the coffee. Lino finally decided to sell espresso drinks with more milk and call it a "cafe latte".

At that time, he presents a caffè latte in a bowl and then switch to using the glasses used for drinking beer. Now, cafè latte is served in cups and embellished with a touch of art (the Art of Latte). Italy and France known for its expertise in the field of art and coffee. You can also be creative and to make cafe late with your own unique touch.

One important factor is the quality of a latte frothing milk that function is to enhance and strengthen the taste of coffee, not vice versa. To achieve the criteria certainly needed a powerful espresso machine, frothing process that actually produces smooth foam or micro foam in milk, besides the technical skills of the barista course.

Do you want to make your own cafe latte? Here is the stage of making café latte:

Coffee in the middle of a revolution and human history



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Drink coffee in French. Image: livinglanguage.com
If you want to drink coffee outside the home, whether you are going to drink coffee in the coffee shop or at a fancy cafe? It's Difficult to say where we will get a nice cup of hot coffee. Each person has their own reference. Before you step into a coffee shop, perhaps you would imagine a delicious coffee, friendly service, good atmosphere, so you feel satisfied.

If you could walk into a country or city, if you will also find a well-known coffee shop there or you prefer the coffee shop of a franchise that had also been there in your town? Of course you have to imagine the same sense, as a franchise product must be the same throughout the world. Each franchise has a system and expects the same services wherever they are.

I suggest you to visit a local coffee shop that is not associated with any franchise, except the coffee shop are not in your town. It’s Certainly interesting to try its flavor.

Expensive coffee from elephant dung

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Enjoy unique coffee with elephant. Image: teruskan.com

So far, the most fancy and expensive coffee in the world is still held by Kopi Luwak from Indonesia. Butt, Anantara Hotels in Chiang Rai, Thailand successful develove a new type of coffee that is also processed from elephant dung. Elephants which they kept in the back of the resort purify coffee beans. The seeds out with elephant dung, therefore the hotel announced they they produced the most expensive coffee in the world. In addition to Thailand, you can enjoy this unique coffee in four resorts in Maldive island. 

Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas properties offer Black Ivory Coffee is special drink made with coffee beans that have been digested and naturally enhanced by elephants. 

Perhaps you intend to start the coffee business by utilizing animal? Maybe cows or sheep can perform the same task as elephants and mongoose? With your unique experiment, you can make the most delicious coffee in the world of digestive process of cows, goats and other animals.

The association between coffee aromas with a love desire of a woman

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 What is the relationship between coffee and the love desire of a woman? It is really not easy to equate sexual arousal between men and women. Men are more easily sexually excited, whereas women are relatively more difficult. To fix this, maybe couples need to frequently visit the coffee shop or just drinking coffee together at home, but what coffee are suitable to enhance a woman's sexual arousal or wife?

A recent study showed that the aroma of coffee can increase women desire to have sex with a partner. The research was carried out by the manufacturer of coffee machines, De'Longhi, by measuring the level of female arousal while viewing images of men kissing variety of different scents.

Coffee and life


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As soon as you sit down to a cup of hot coffee, your boss will ask you to do something which will last until the coffee is cold.  Author Unknown

“Coffee - the favorite drink of the civilized world.”  Thomas Jefferson

"Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love." That's the recipe for coffee, according to the utterly French statesman Talleyrand (1754-1838).

“Should I kill myself, or have a cup of coffee?”  Albert Camus

Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries. Bill Cosby

At Starbucks I like ordering a “Tall venti in a grande cup.” That’s basically me asking for a small large in a medium cup. Jarod Kintz, This Book Has No Title

Starbucks says they are going to start putting religious quotes on cups. The very first one will say, ‘Jesus! This cup is expensive!’  Conan O’Brien

Adventure in life is good; consistency in coffee even better.”  Justina Chen Headley, North of Beautiful

Let we support coffee farmers



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Coffee Farmer in Bali. Image: bali-bisnis.com
The coffee we drink comes from coffee beans grown in Ethiopia, Bali, Gayo, Java, Uganda and some other areas. Coffee cannot be grown in the four seasons such as Japan, Europe, USA, Korea or Australia. Coffee plantations in the area are not all owned by rich farmers or large plantation companies. In general, they are small farmers, their land is not large, and so they need the support of governments and coffee lovers from around the world. 

Government officials, big business, organizations and anyone can support coffee farmers by making policies more conducive to any coffee beans that they produce could be distributed fairly, good coffee purchases by mills, exporters, importers, coffee shop network owner , employers will most coffee shops coffee trade fairer for all parties. Famous celebrities such as actress, singer and world-class entertainers can also be a campaign to support coffee farmers. 

Coffee and Politics

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Can Obama win?
 Politicians would also like to drink coffee. Is there any serious relationship between politics and a cup of coffee? This could happen in the U.S. when Obama and Romney battle to win the oval room in the White House.
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You certainly are familiar with a variety of surveys and polls. In addition to polls and surveys, there was no scientific method, but is considered quite accurate in predicting the results of the U.S. elections of 2012.

You do not need to bother with the survey because the survey embarrassing. When there gubernatorial elections in Jakarta, Indonesia, candidate for governor who won the polls in the various surveys, it did not managed to win the governor's seat.
Let's look at a unique survey conducted by Franchise 7-Eleven.

Coffee drinkers who buy caffeinated beverages at 7-Eleven store chain have successfully predicted the presidential winner since 2000. Through the program "7-Election", franchised stores that offer the voters an opportunity to support their favorite candidate by choosing blue glasses for President Barack Obama and a glass of red for Republican challenger Mitt Romney.

Italian Art of Drinking Coffee



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Romantic moment with Italian Espresso. Image: him.uk.msn.com
Italy is famous for its old culture and history. Many relics of history that has become an icon like the Leaning Tower of Pisa, gladiator in Colosseum, spaghetti, scooters, gondola in Venice, luxury fashion, and many others.
The Italians also known very romantic (you have to prove it) and had a passion and love for the culinary. We have several pasta dishes like spaghetti and pizza. Thanks to the history of coffee from Ethiopia who spread from Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, Turkish coffee finally arrived in Europe. What is your favorite Italian coffee aroma?

Interesting facts about coffee


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Coffee has become a social tool, not just a drink at breakfast time, not just to keep you awake or just to accompany guests to chat. Drinking coffee has become a tradition that unites people in the world.
 Coffee also has an interesting history for us to know so we can appreciate the origin of coffee and how coffee spread throughout the world.
Coffee also has a protective effect against some diseases, but we must be prudent. Although coffee gives a sense of pleasure, happiness, do not drink too much coffee.

Miss Coffee

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Miss Coffee Indonesia. Image:  Katon/Okezone.com

Early last June, Putu Anandita, a Balinese girl,  crowned as Miss Coffee Indonesia 2012. Now she is Ambassador Coffee of Indonesia.
For the first time, Indonesia successfully held the Miss Coffee Indonesia contest. This event is an opportunity to choose the "funnel" of Indonesian coffee in the world. Association Competition held by Duta Indonesia (ADI) is also aimed at strengthening the declaration of agro-tourism in Indonesia.

Indonesia is known as a producer of excellent quality coffee. You can discover Indonesian coffee plantation on the island of Java, Toraja, Bali, Papua and Gayo (Aceh) and other areas in the archipelago. This is the task of Miss Coffee Indonesia to promote Indonesian coffee to all over the world.

About Coffee to understand

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What is the important ritual in the morning? There is toast with a cup of coffee. You definitely feel more passion for activity throughout the day. Coffee has become a craze a lot of people around the world. Indeed, not everyone drinks coffee with a variety of reasons. Behind the fragrant aroma of coffee, then you should know the positive and negative effects of a cup of coffee you drink.

Positive effects of coffee:
1. Coffee may reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease.
2. Coffee may reduce risk of Parkinson disease.
3. Coffee may help improve short term memory of man. Caffeine is chemically stimulated us to be able to focus on the information we receive in the short term.
4. Coffee may help relieve headaches. Caffeine content can help enhance the effects of drugs that works to relieve pain such as aspirin, Midol, and Excedrin. Many headache medications contain caffeine and drug workers in small quantities.
5. Coffee is an effective antioxidant.
6. Coffee is a good diuretic. Drinking coffee makes eople more frequent urination. It's good to help the body get rid of all the substances or compounds that are no longer needed by the body.
7. Coffee also helps reduce the risk of kidney stones (vibizlife.com).

Coffee Pod

People drink coffee to stay awake and get more things done. But how can you get more things done if you’re waiting around for your coffee to brew. Oh sure you can go buy a cup of coffee but at some point you going to want a cup at home. With a coffee pod maker you’re only 30 seconds away from an excellent cup of coffee. 

Senseo was one of the first coffee pod makers available. And having sold more than 10 million units in four years Senseo is definitely here to stay. A coffee pod looks just like a round tea bag. It works like this. You fill the coffee maker with water, place a coffee pod in the receptacle, hit the button and thirty seconds later you have a great cup of coffee. A patented method that uses a special spray head and mild pressure to balance the ratio of coffee to water while brewing creates a rich frothy cup of coffee.