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What Your Coffee Order Says About You, Microwaving Coffee, and Honey Processing

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A microwave with a coffee mug inside in front of an aerial photo of the Hong Kong skyline.
Christopher C. Mar 28, 2022
  • Should you microwave coffee?

    By Ana Pipunic for Perfect Daily Grind

    Samo believes that it depends on the coffee. “The outcome will be dependent on the coffee,” he says. “If a particular coffee scores highly, but has a delicate aroma, this is caused by smaller quantities of these volatile compounds. Reheating the coffee will destroy these volatile compounds, ultimately reducing the aroma.”

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  • What Is Honey Processed Coffee?

    By Liz Clayton for Sprudge

    Because coffee is a fruit, all coffee must undergo some form of “processing” at the farm level before it travels to your favorite coffee roaster and, ultimately, your cup. Honey process is one method that’s become more common in recent years—particularly in Costa Rica, the country typically credited with its popularity. Bad news for any bears reading this, though: no actual honey is involved.

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  • Exploring Hong Kong coffee culture

    By Dominic Vittitow for Perfect Daily Grind

    While its historic relationship with tea might spring to mind first, Hong Kong has a vibrant and diverse coffee culture. Through the 20th and 21st century, the city’s coffee culture has understandably been influenced by cafés in other major consuming countries in the Asia-Pacific – including mainland China, Japan, and Taiwan.

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  • Here’s What Your Coffee Order Says About You

    By Anna Lewis for Delish

    Working with Coffee Friend, human behavioural expert Darren Stanton, who is a former police detective and psychologist with 26 years of experience analysing deception detection and emotional signals, has revealed what your coffee order says about you. But be warned... you may not like what you hear. Yes - we're talking to you, flat white drinkers.

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