Research Into Yeast Hybrids Could Mean More Brews And Better Chocolate – AskMen

… but when you hear how new research into it could change all the best foods in life, you’ll be singing these two words. First off, a little primer; yeast is essential to the process of fermentation. When we combine two yeast species like the two Patagonian strains that combined naturally 500 years ago, we get the key ingredient for awesome things like lager beer — the most consumed alcoholic beverage the world over, reports Phys.org. But yeast strains don’t usually come together on their …

How to Make Caramelized White Chocolate – Bon Appétit

By Claire Saffitz | December 2, 2015 Credit: Peden & Munk Caramelized white chocolate is a mind-blowingly simple and delicious technique that will silence all the alleged white-chocolate haters out there. The process, which we use in these Coconut-Lime Snowballs, involves melting white chocolate in the oven on a rimmed baking sheet and cooking it at a low temperature (between 200° and 250°) until the sugars caramelize. The final …

New coffee craze charges up drinkers

… alternative that gives you that caffeine boost,” said Brendan Allen, a barista at M Café in Bozeman. Nitro brewed coffee is made by taking cold brewed coffee and infusing it with nitrogen, similar to the way soda is made. The coffee is cold brewed then placed in a keg and pressurized. The entire process of production for one keg takes about four or five days. “I like it because it’s quick and refreshing. It has a nice, smooth and sweet taste. It just has a nice creamy texture …

How to tell if your coffee beans are fresh

By Julia Calderone | October 16, 2015 Johan Fantenberg/Flickr   Everything coffee lovers associate with a freshly brewed cup of joe, such as its flavor and aroma, comes from the roasting process. When a raw, green coffee bean is picked, it contains the precursors to, but doesn’t yet exude, those complex flavor profiles that give coffee its quintessential smell and taste. It’s the roasting process that imparts a flavor …

Building profits from black gold: the success of the Oromia Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative Union

… primary cooperatives process the coffee beans, take them to the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange for grading and certification and then deliver them to OCFCU. Thirdly, OCFCU performs further processing, and categorises and blends the beans for export purposes. OCFCU then provides samples to importers, strikes trade deals and transports the coffee beans direct to Djibouti for export. Through this business model, OCFCU has increased the value of its exports (in Birr) by an average of 13% each year. …