Café

Café, noun: According to tradition, cafés originated in Mecca at the beginning of the 16th century. Even back then it was…


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…


Caffeine

Caffeine, noun: An alkaloid and an important component of coffee as well as tea, guarana and cacao. It has a stimulating…


Cappuccino

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


Carbohydrate

Carbohydrate, noun: An ingredient in coffee. Together with fat and protein, they are an essential component of our diet.…


Casuarina

Casuarina, noun: A species of beech that grows in forests whose branches resemble horsetails. They are used as shade trees…


Chlorogenic acid

Chlorogenic acid, noun: An ingredient in coffee. Also occurs in potatoes, artichokes, nettles, etc. It is regarded as hard…


Coca

Coca, noun: A bush/shrub. It grows on the eastern hillsides of the Andes in Peru, Bolivia and Columbia between 1000 and 6500…


Coffee

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


Coffee bean

Coffee bean, noun: Coffee beans are not actually beans, but rather the (half) seeds (kernels) of the coffee berry, the fruit…


Coffee berry

Coffee berry, noun: Fruit of the evergreen coffee plant (can grow up to 60 feet high, pruned down to a maximum of 10 feet).…


Coffee classification

Coffee classification, noun: The classification of green coffees according to different grades. PB (peaberry) is the best,…


Coffee consumption

Coffee consumption, noun: Statistically every person in Germany drinks 150 liters of coffee per year (versus 130 liters of…


Coffee garden

Coffee garden, noun: Not a synonym for a café or the like, but rather a small coffee cultivation of 10-30 coffee trees with…


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 variant

Coffee variant, noun: Since coffee is a plant genus, there are numerous coffee variants. The most important are called…


coffee with milk

coffee with milk: see Café au lait.


Coffee-producing countries

Coffee-producing countries, noun: The ten most important countries for coffee production (as of 2011) are: Brazil, Vietnam…