Recently, I have thought about what it would take to roast our own beans – that’s one way to make sure that they “stay organic!” 🙂 Here is a good article – a thorough look at roasting your own coffee beans, and how to make them the “best.”
About Coffee And Why It Is Roasted
Coffee is a small red fruit that must go through many stages to become the tasty brown bean we all know as coffee. Most good coffee is first wet processed to remove the outer skin, pulp (which is actually fermented away), and inner parchment skin. Then the inner seed, or bean, is dried and becomes the green coffee that is shipped and stored around the world. Green coffee is a lot like a dry pinto bean- it can be stored for a long time yet still become a fresh and aromatic food item after it is roasted or cooked.
The final step to make the coffee bean ready for brewing coffee is to roast the green beans…
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