Barista Tips

Coffee Ipomoea

Make sure that your milk foam is fine and velvety. Carefully run a spoon over the surface of the milk foam to shape it and remove the little air bubbles. Tip: The little air bubbles will burst if you tap the cappuccino cup gently on the table. We recommend using chocolate sauce to decorate cappuccinos. […]

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The Consequences of the Calcification

Coffee contains 98 % water. This means that fresh cold water is essential to achieving perfect coffee results. Heating the water causes calcium to be deposited. Unless the water is filtered this will result in a narrowing of the water pipes or even calcification of the thermoblock. As a Consequence: It will then be impossible […]

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The Coffee Bean

Types of coffee bean Arabica varieties Arabica is the oldest known coffee variety. It is particularly prone to disease and pests, which makes it difficult to cultivate. Arabica mainly grows on high plateaus and volcanic slopes at 800–2000 metres above sea level. Arabica coffee grown at high altitudes, designated as »Strictly high grown« (SHG), is […]

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Programming Options

Individual enjoyment at the touch of a button JURA automatic speciality coffee machines are designed to create the perfect coffee every time. They feature many different programming options so that you can vary your coffee to enjoy your personal favourite varieties and specialities. All recipes are prepared in our JURA cups: Espresso cup volume: 90 […]

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Coffee Consumption in Switzerland

The Swiss love their coffee. In 2009, they consumed an average 1140 cups per head of population. This makes Switzerland the third biggest coffee-drinking nation in Europe, with only Finland and Norway consuming more. People in the Nordic countries generally consume a lot of coffee. It might seem surprising at first that Switzerland outstrips traditional […]

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Coffee

The most aromatic of all foods. Coffee contains around 800 different aroma compounds, making it one of the most aromatic of all foods. Not until they are roasted do the coffee beans acquire their delicious aroma. JURA-Coffee blends and their aromas Impressa – Blend The strong espresso blend, full of ‘bite’ and content, can be […]

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Shooting Star

Treat your guests to a magical cappuccino experience! Make sure that the milk foam is fine and velvety. Carefully smooth the milk foam surface with a spoon to shape the milk foam and remove the air bubbles. We recommend using chocolate sauce to decorate cappuccinos. Make sure you use cold, liquid chocolate sauce. Use the […]

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Flower

Treat your guests to a magical cappuccino experience! Make sure that your milk foam is fine and velvety. Carefully run a spoon over the surface of the milk foam to shape it and remove the little air bubbles. We recommend using chocolate sauce to decorate cappuccinos.Make sure that you use cold chocolate sauce in liquid […]

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What is UTZ and what does it mean?

Respect people and nature. The Fazenda da Lagoa peaberry is a UTZ-certified coffee. In the Maya language, UTZ means good. UTZ is a global coffee certification programme. With UTZ CERTIFIED, you know where the coffee for your preferred coffee brand comes from and that it was produced responsibly. Coffee producers certified under this scheme respect […]

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Using the Senses

When it comes to coffee tasting the most important factors to evaluate are aroma, acidity, body and flavour. However, personal preference also plays an important role. The way our senses perceive a particular coffee is the sum total of the sensations recorded by most of our sense organs. The most important in this case are […]

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The Art of Coffee Tasting

A delight to the senses. The flavour of a coffee is determined by many different factors, including variety, region of origin and climate. In this sense, coffee can be compared to wine. Not until they are roasted do the coffee beans acquire their delicious aroma. Coffee contains around 800 different aroma com-pounds, making it one […]

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What is a barista?

A barista is an espresso machine “coffee artist” who has extensive knowledge about coffee and prepares, decorates and serves drinks to the customer. Barista (m/f) is the Italian word for barkeeper. The Italian plural form is baristi (m) or bariste (f). The term was initially adopted in English, where its meaning changed slightly. While a […]

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Cold coffee: The insider beauty tip!

Many people suffer from dry, flaky skin in winter. But few people know that fresh coffee grounds make an inexpensive and effective exfoliant! Exfoliating face treatment: For the sensitive skin on the face we recommend mixing cooled, fresh coffee grounds with olive oil and adding a little honey. Massage gently into the skin and then […]

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For maximum enjoyment, prewarm the cup!

Professionals recommend prewarming your cups. Coffee served in cold porcelain cups offers a taste experience of inferior quality. The smaller the portion (for example an espresso or ristretto), the more important it is to use a prewarmed cup. The cold porcelain instantly takes away heat from the hot, freshly prepared coffee, reducing its temperature by […]

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Cappuccino Roger Federer

JURA brand ambassador Roger Federer is one of the most successful tennis champions of all time. The down-to-earth Swiss sportsman embodies the JURA core values: Swiss origin, precision, performance and a passion for excellence. Roger Federer sets high standards for himself, and for him, only the best is good enough when it comes to coffee. […]

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70 roasted coffee beans to make one cup of coffee

Did you know that it takes around 70 roasted coffee beans to make one cup of coffee? These 70 beans produce around 8 grams of coffee. To make this single cup, around 40 grams of coffee cherries need to be picked on the plantation. Several steps are required before the coffee beans can be roasted. […]

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The right way to chill coffee

When coffee is chilled slowly in the fridge, it develops unpleasant bitter substances. To prevent this happening we recommend always preparing fresh coffee and then shaking it up with ice or pouring it over ice cubes to chill it.

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Coffee is good for you

Another study, carried out in Boston and published in the scientific journal Circulation, revealed that the risk of a stroke was reduced by 20% in people who drink more than four cups per day.

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Orient

Treat your guests to a magical cappuccino experience! Make sure that the milk foam is fine and velvety. Carefully smooth the milk foam surface with a spoon to shape the milk foam and remove the air bubbles. Tip: The air bubbles can be removed by carefully banging the cappuccino cup on the table. We recommend […]

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Waiter, a “Verlängerter” please!

The Austrians can probably lay claim to more local coffee preparations than anyone else. In Vienna there are at least 20 different ways to drink coffee: as a “verlängerter Brauner” (café crème), as a “Schale Braun” (café au lait with a dash of milk) or as a “Schale Gold” (café au lait with a lot […]

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Four Leaf Clover

So you enchant your guests! Make sure that the milk foam is fine and velvety. Carefully smooth the milk foam surface with a spoon to shape the milk foam and remove the air bubbles. Our tip: The air bubbles can be removed by carefully banging the cappuccino cup on the table. Make sure you use […]

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The criteria for making perfect milk foam

The main criterion for making a fine and creamy foam is the temperature of the milk, which should be between 4 and 8°C. The type of milk used and its fat content are not of great importance. The protein contained in the milk is responsible for the consistency of the milk foam, and not the […]

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Latte macchiato

For clearly defined latte macchiato layers. Latte macchiato not only appeals to coffee fans because of its taste, but also because it looks so inviting. Taste is also in the eye of the beholder! The following suggestions will help you to keep the three different layers separate in the glass: Pour a small amount of […]

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The fineness of grind

What effect does the grind setting have on the final result? The grind setting determines how finely or coarsely the coffee beans are ground. This affects the flow-through time of the water, the so-called extraction time. If the coffee is coarsely ground the water will flow through more quickly than with the same coffee at […]

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Coffee – the pick-me-up

The main active ingredient in coffee is caffeine. Caffeine is found not only in the seeds of the coffee bush, but also in more than 60 other plants such as the tea bush, the mate tree and the kola nut. Coffee is valued for its stimulative effect on the body’s cardiovascular system and for its […]

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Coffee to round off a meal

Enjoying a cup of coffee after your meal has two distinct advantages: Coffee stimulates the production of gastric acids, which consequently aids digestion. It is also a “light” dessert which makes it easier to resist the more calorie-laden options on offer. A little enjoyment goes a long way! A piece of chocolate with your afternoon […]

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The secret of a perfect crema

The machine is naturally also an important factor in making a coffee or espresso crowned with a delicious crema. However, apart from the machine, other factors are decisive for making a “Schümlikaffee” as it is called in Switzerland: The crema, the thick, golden-brown foam which is formed on the prepared espresso, is made up of […]

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Coffee Perishability

As it contains up to 0.1 percent volatile flavours, roasted coffee is one of the most aromatic foods available. Coffee is very delicate in both whole bean and ground bean forms. Coffee must always be protected against oxygen, the major enemy of coffee aroma. For this reason always store your coffee in a dry, dark […]

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The water quality makes all the difference

Coffee contains 98 percent water. The water quality has a great influence on the quality of the coffee. Optimum coffee water should be fresh, contain minerals and oxygen and have a low to moderate water hardness. If the water hardness exceeds 10° German hardness (dH), we recommend the use of a CLARIS plus filter cartridge. […]

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Water temperature decisive

To ensure optimum coffee extraction the water should be below boiling point. If the water temperature is too high, your coffee will taste bitter – if it is too low, the coffee will taste acidic, flavourless and watery. The water of the fully automatic JURA coffee speciality machines is always at the optimum temperature so […]

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Coffee grounds for roses

What do you do with used coffee grounds?

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