The Coffee Enjoyment of the South
In Portugal, a coffee is called "bica" and is equal to an espresso. The Portuguese Coffee is roasted darker and stronger.
Now the crucial: This is done SLOW, and at 194 ° C for about 20 minutes.
As a result, the coffee bean loses more caffeine and caffeic acid. The ingredients can form more diverse flavors, and this is the reason why the Portuguese coffee has a unique and genuinely aromatic taste, whether this is discovered when enjoying a bica, espresso or a galao.
Coffee from Portugal is simply an inexpensive, wonderful taste experience.
In Portugal, a coffee is called "bica" and is equal to an espresso. The Portuguese coffee beans are roasted darker and stronger. Now the crucial: This is done SLOW, and at 194 ° C for about 20 minutes.
As a result, the coffee bean loses more caffeine and caffeic acid. The ingredients can form a more diverse flavor. Due to the slow roasting, the beans have a lower oil content, making the coffee more aromatic and longer lasting.
A "flavor sealing process" has been developed for the packaging. Therefore, it feels soft, as opposed to the vacuum method.
Coffee from Portugal, whether bica, espresso or galao, it is a wonderful, inexpensive taste experience.
Traditionally, 7g of finely grounded coffee will be needed for the preparation of a bica. It can be made in the espresso machine with boiling water at 88 ° C to 96 ° C under high pressure at 9 bar when brewing for 25 seconds long. The regular bica cup has a capacity of 40ml. The cup is always preheated.
The normal bica has a capacity of 25ml; the bica cheio is sized in a 35ml cup. A good espresso has a dense, hazelnut-brownish foam layer, which spreads its typical aroma.
Other variations in the preparation:
- Cafe Pingado - an espresso with a drop of milk
- Galao - 1 galao glass filled with hot milk, then 25ml espresso coffee will be poured in.
- Meia de Leite - a cup of hot milk and espresso will be mixed. It is a kind of milk coffee.
- Cafe romao - espresso with one small slice of lemon. That supposedly helps you quickly in the case of a headache (caffeine + vitamin C)
S & K Traditional Coffee, Santos & Knafla
TRADITIONAL COFFEE ROASTERS
Santos & Knafla, founded has been founded as Portuguese-German cooperation. It is a roasting house of traditional Portuguese coffee based in Coimbra Portugal.
Although they see themselves as a modern coffee roaster, they aim to maintain the old Portuguese tradition of slow and careful roasting and to combine it with the latest trends.
It is their philosophy to preserve the traditional way of Portuguese coffee culture and to add modern influences and insights to it.
Their roasting master is a real expert with more than 40 years experience in the art of coffee roasting. Whether it is at the development of toasted flavors, the coffee bean grinding their color change during roasting, he uses all his craft experience to achieve the best result for the coffee mixtures. Again and again - for each roasting process.
The saying goes "Many tastes, Many coffees." And indeed, they're unique blends got you and your taste demands covered. So it is up to you, make your choice and enjoy the coffee which suits your taste best.
Natural goods requires a end-to-end quality control, therefore each batch is checked for its purity in the laboratory.
Storage: cool and dry.
Packaging: food-approved transport packaging.
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