Aeropress

AeroPress, noun: Method of preparing filter coffee in a cup. Here, a small paper filter is rinsed out with water and…


Brewing temperature

Brewing temperature, noun: Ideal for filter coffee: 96.2°C / 205°F. For espresso 89-95°C /192.2-203°F is recommended. Note:…


Café au lait

Café au lait, noun: French for coffee with milk. Also referred to as Melange in Austria, café con leche in Spain and meia de…


Café Bombón

Café Bombón, noun: Spanish word indicating an espresso with a small amount of sweetened condensed milk.


Café crème

Café crème, noun: A filter coffee or a long espresso (since there is some disagreement) with coffee cream.


Café nature

Café nature, noun (or Schümli in Switzerland): A very good filter coffee.


Caffè latte

Caffè latte, noun (also called Galão in Portugal): Italian word indicating a double espresso topped with steamed milk and no…


Caffè lungo

Caffè lungo, noun (also called Café Americano): Italian word indicating an espresso made long using hot water. The strength…


Caffè macchiato

Caffè macchiato, noun (also called Café cortado in Spain): An Italian word indicating an espresso topped with a small amount…


Cappuccino

Cappuccino, noun: Italian word indicating an espresso with some milk and a fine milk froth. The name refers to the…


Coffee

Coffee, noun: From the Arabic “qahwah,” meaning stimulating drink. It is a (usually) hot, black caffeinated drink made from…


Coffee grounds

Coffee grounds, noun (also called ground coffee): It is the powdered form of roasted coffee beans ground at various levels…


Coffee pod

Coffee pod, noun: Single cup portion (7 g) of ground coffee encapsulated in a filter. However, you need the corresponding…


coffee with milk

coffee with milk: see Café au lait.


Cold brew

Coldbrew, Subst., m, Zubereitungsweise für Filterkaffee: relativ grob gemahlenes Kaffeepulver wird mit kaltem Wasser…


Cold drip

Cold drip, noun: Method of preparation for filter coffee: Melting ice or cold water is dripped onto the coffee grounds – the…


Crema

Crema, noun: Thick, golden-brown froth that forms on top of correctly prepared espresso. Consists of coffee bean oil,…


Doppio

Doppio, noun: Italian for a double espresso.


Dosage

Dosage, noun: For a normal (125 ml) cup of coffee: 7 g coffee grounds. For espressos: 6.5-7.5 g. For instant coffee, 2-3 g…


Einspänner

Einspänner, Subst., m, österr. Ein kleiner Schwarzer mit einer Sahnehaube aus geschlagener Sahne (Obers).


Espresso

Espresso, noun: On the one hand, it refers to coffee beans that have been roasted longer and darker. On the other hand, it…


Espresso machine

Espresso machine, noun: Also called portafilter. A sieve attached to a handle that holds the coffee grounds; used in…


Filter coffee

Filter coffee, noun: Method of preparation. As the name indicates coffee grounds are placed in a filter before being brewed…


French press

French press, noun: Pitcher for brewing coffee. Here, water that is no longer boiling (approximately 199-206°F) is poured…


Galão

Galão, noun: Portuguese word indicating a double espresso topped with steamed milk and no or almost no milk froth at a ratio…