We’ve all seen coffee beans, but is the name deceptive? Are they actually beans? The Short Answer: No. Coffee is made from seeds, not beans. The Long Answer: Coffee is one of my chief passions in this world. I’m one of those cliché “I just can’t function without my first sip of coffee” people. I […]
Are Coffee and Espresso the Same?
Espresso is perfect for that extra added jolt in the morning, but is it just coffee with a fancy new name? What are the differences between the two? The Short Answer Yes, all espresso is coffee, but not all coffee is espresso. The Long Answer We’ve all had one of those mornings where our daily […]
Is Coffee a Nut?
Coffee beans might be called “beans”, but are they actually nuts? Where do coffee beans come from? How does one classify this vital component to many people’s morning routine? The Short Answer No, coffee is actually a seed. The Long Answer Coffee beans are one of those items which are mis-categorized based on appearance. They […]
Are Coffee Beans Seeds?
Coffee is typically referred to as a bean in its un-ground state, but is that accurate? Is it really a seed? The Short Answer Yes, coffee beans are seeds. The Long Answer Ah, coffee. The nectar of the gods. From one little bean comes all of our pep and energy for the day. But, wait… […]
Is Cappuccino Coffee?
Isn’t cappuccino just a snooty way of saying coffee? Aren’t they the same thing? The Short Answer Cappuccino is Coffee, but it is prepared differently. The Long Answer To truly understand the difference between coffee and cappuccino, one must first understand the difference between coffee and espresso. (Thankfully, we’ve covered that subject extensively.) For those […]