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Enjoy your Healthy Coffee by Adding These Superfoods for a Boost

Enjoy your Healthy Coffee by Adding These Superfoods for a Boost

Image via Pixabay Coffee is a healthy beverage that provides certain benefits to regular drinkers of the aromatic liquid. That’s why Home Grounds is so keen to share their thoughts and feelings about all things related to coffee. Believe it or not, if you drink coffee regularly you will increase your intake of fiber, protect your liver against cirrhosis, lower your risk for Alzheimer’s disease and type II diabetes, reduce your risk for depression and suicide, experience less risk of heart disease, and even protect yourself against Parkinson’s disease. Clearly, coffee is amazing in many ways and everyone should drink...

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The 5 Stages of Coffee Roasting

The 5 Stages of Coffee Roasting

Learn about the key stages of coffee roasting and discover why you're coffee can taste so different from roaster to roaster. The speed at which the coffee beans pass through each stage is called the roast profile. Roasters try to keep the coffee consistent by ensuring the roast profile for each bean is kept exactly the same each time. There are really only two variables important to coffee roasting - temperature and time. By careful variation of these two important factors it is possible to bring out different qualities of the coffee bean that each roaster wishes to accentuate. So...

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10 Amazing Coffee Facts You Need To Know

10 Amazing Coffee Facts You Need To Know

Check out these 10 coffee facts you may or may not know and discover more about the humble bean. It's truly amazing! 1. A goat herder in Ethiopia discovered it Yes, legend has it that purely by chance an Ethiopian goat herder called Kaldi discovered that his goats were more energetic than normal after eating the fruit of a particular shrub. Some local monks then began using it to stay awake through the night while they were studying. We thank you, Kaldi, for discovering the truly wonderful coffee bean! 2. It's actually the seed of a fruit The coffee bean isn't...

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7 tips for brewing the best coffee at home

7 tips for brewing the best coffee at home

If you want the best tasting coffee you've ever had, follow our handy tips and you'll always enjoy great coffee at home or work. 1. Buy freshly roasted, whole bean coffee From a few days after it is roasted, coffee begins to go stale. If you've been buying pre-ground coffee from the supermarket then it is highly likely that it has lost a lot of its original flavour and character by the time you pick it up off the shelf. It could actually have been several months since it was roasted. You should always use coffee within a month of its...

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From Coffee Bean to Cup - The Journey of the Coffee Bean

From Coffee Bean to Cup - The Journey of the Coffee Bean

So, you want to know where coffee beans come from? Then now's your chance to find out a bit more about it. This is the first part of a series of posts on the journey of the coffee bean from the farmer all the way through to the point where it ends up in your cup as a lovely, tasty cup of coffee. Let's start with a simple fact that you may or may not know. The bean we refer to is not a bean at all. In fact it's the seed of a cherry. To be more specific, the...

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