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What is the background of brewing coffee with eggs?

So I did a bit of research, and found a number of regional claims to 'egg coffee', including Swedish, Norwegian, Vietnamese and the American Mid-West. Of course I also found an article on Putting ...
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Is it safe to consume roasted rice as a substitute for coffee beans?

While I never heard of rice as coffee-substitute, people have used roasted malted barley, spelt, chicory or dandelion roots or even acorns (and other foods) to make a dark, aromatic brew that was used ...
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Can flavoured coffees alter the shelf life of the coffee?

You are quite right - the flavouring does indeed change the shelf life in a certain way. It is necessary to look at this from two perspectives. Shelf Life by Safe Consumption: The flavouring ...
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How and when is flavoured coffee flavoured?

This site seems to suggest that the best time is just after the beans are roasted and still warm and "open", which makes some sense. However, it does state that many flavorers cold flavor the beans ...
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How do flavors like vanilla and hazelnut get into coffee

In a coffee shop (assuming both places like Starbucks or non-chain versions), flavour syrups are a staple. Some have their own range, others use generic manufacturer's that are also used in other ...
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Adding Cinnamon to Coffee?

I've tried it and liked it, but that's just because I like the taste of cinnamon in general. It doesn't enhance the taste of the coffee itself, per se, but adds its own additional flavor, which does ...
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Drinking black coffee

What you have to keep in mind is that what might taste awful to you doesn't necessarily taste bad to someone else. Some people (myself included) really enjoy the bitter tastes and nodes while others, (...
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What are coffee flavorings found around the globe?

I prefer my coffee flavored just with water. However, it is common for people to flavor their coffee with many other ingredients with respect to their personal preference. As personal preference is ...
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Homemade Highlander Grogg

For certain high-intensity flavours, often people use extracts (think stuff like "vanilla extract") or essential oils (i.e., oils that are the "essence" (or are infused with same) of a given plant or ...
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What is the background of brewing coffee with eggs?

I don't know any history behind the practice but I learned it myself during a rafting trip down the Grand Canyon back in the early '90's. The method was to put a couple of fistfuls of loose grounds ...
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What are coffee flavorings found around the globe?

I am not a big lover of flavorings in coffee, but there's one spice that works very nice with turka called hawaij. It's a mixture of black pepper, cumin, cardamom and turmeric, commonly available in ...
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What are coffee flavorings found around the globe?

Liqueur coffees are a whole category of coffees flavoured with alcohol. Irish coffee is probably the best known example. Wikipedia has a list of coffee drinks, but as you can see from other answers ...
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What are coffee flavorings found around the globe?

In Canada and probably America too, pumpkin spice lattes have taken off and some stores now sell pumpkin pie spice mix which is a great flavouring to plain coffee.
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Can you make Peanut butter flavoured coffee?

Peanut butter coffee Inspired by your question I did some experimentation. Peanut butter itself did not work well for me, I could not get it to mix well. I happened to have a powdered penut butter, ...
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Adding Cinnamon to Coffee?

i think it doesn't make coffee taste better. it's up to you, if you like coffee and like cinnamon - then go for it, why not? generally speaking, adding spices makes the coffee good for you. it is ...
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Any heath benefits of having butter coffee?

Heath benefits of adding butter in your coffee are: 1) Vitamin K is found in butter,which helps in blood clotting and keeping the bones strong into old age. 2) Contains Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) ...
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Is it safe to consume roasted rice as a substitute for coffee beans?

Since i was a child my mother always cooked roasted rice or we call that SARA SARA,I feel better everytime we drink it as replacement of coffee,but i suggest not to burn too much coz it taste bitter😋 ...
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How do I add cardamom to aeropress?

You'll probably be able to get away simply with ground cardamom/cardamon added to the grounds when you're "pre-infusing"/steeping the coffee grounds in the AeroPress. It's probably best to use very ...
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Do flavoured coffee beans need to be brewed at a different temperature?

Here comes an unintentionally snarky answer: Flavored coffee and high quality coffee are rarely synonymous. Since flavored coffee masks the organic and natural flavors of the coffee itself, it's rare ...
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What types of coffee make you stay awake?

The short answer is pretty obvious. Any coffee, as long as it's not decaffeinated, keeps you awake. While that is true, it is also true that some coffees have more caffein than others, some ...
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Is dalgona coffee without sugar still "fluffy"?

I have just made one batch with Xylitol: Other websites also recommend Erythritol - which isn’t surprising, considering that both are sugar alcohols. (Note that both can have a laxative effect, ...
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Homemade Highlander Grogg

Oh yeah! I used to get that stuff! Cameron's if I remember. I believe the flavor was a nice mix of caramel, whisky, butterscotch and vanilla. Maybe a little cinnamon too. I thought it was reminiscent ...
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What is the background of brewing coffee with eggs?

I am familiar with the use of eggshell only. The reason is for the benefit of calcium carbonate as has been mentioned before. It takes the bitter edge off coffee brewed using methods which do not ...
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What is the background of brewing coffee with eggs?

It's an old cowboy campfire recipe. The egg helps to absorb the grounds to keep them out of your cup, but it also helps to neutralize the acidity of the coffee. I can't tell you where it originated, ...
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Can you make Peanut butter flavoured coffee?

Another approach, probably yielding a more subtle taste is roasting the green beans with the oils of the taste you're going for. I've once tried, with moderate success, to roast a small batch of ...
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Is it safe to consume roasted rice as a substitute for coffee beans?

i was diagnosed for an acid reflux and taking coffee is a No- no...then i took rice coffee/roasted rice as substitute and find it good! no caffeine and it makes me burp after a couple of minutes ...
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Adding Cinnamon to Coffee?

I don't think it necessarily brings out any flavors in the coffee, but I think it complements some of the notes in coffee. I've heard cinnamon described as "sweet" tasting so maybe that's why it was ...
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Drinking black coffee

Being a black coffee lover I strongly feel that the fact on whether or not you're going to like it has to 100% with the type of beans and grind your using. Can I ask what type of coffee you're ...
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Drinking black coffee

Coffee is sometimes said to be an acquired taste. I was introduced to it by adding cream and sugar and told to imagine eating a coffee-flavored candy. Another favorite is coffee-flavored ice cream. ...
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Trying to identify which chemical is responsible for a burned plastic taste in certain flavors

Being ill or recovering from being ill can certainly change your sense of taste. Can you get somebody else to try the coffee you get that smell/taste from to see if they also do? At least you can ...
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