Entries by Patrick O'Brien

Arabica vs. Robusta – What are the Differences?

Arabica and Robusta are two different species of coffee. Most coffees, including New Frontier and even many American supermarket brands, are made with 100% Arabica beans. Robusta coffee tends to be inferior in flavor and quality. Arabica Arabica coffee has a wide range of flavors, from sweet and light to tangy and bold. There are fruity notes […]

Making Arabic or Turkish Coffee

It is fairly common knowledge that coffee comes from Africa and Arabia. No one really knows how long it has been being consumed, but today it is the second most popular beverage in the world, behind water. In Arabic nations, there is a method of making coffee that involves cooking it on the stove in […]

The Difference in Coffee Roasts

The Difference in Coffee Roasts French, dark, light, green, medium-dark, medium, and about a hundred other names are given to the different roasts of coffee. Each of them is a measure of how hot and how long a coffee bean has been roasted or subjected to heat. All coffee beans start inside a small berry. […]