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Coffee Lipids and Grinders
Coffee science and gastronomy

Coffee Lipids and Grinders

Lipids are defined in chemistry as naturally occurring substances that insoluble in water but soluble in non-polar organic solvents. (Ether, alcohol, chloroform (CHCl3) ..) Most commonly triacylglycerols, fatty acids and sterols are holding the higher percentages of lipids within green bean. However most of the oils/lipids are being pushed towards the outer layer of the … Continue reading

Coffee Acids and Milk Curdles
Coffee science and gastronomy

Coffee Acids and Milk Curdles

Acids Before we talk about coffee acids, it is better to understand what an acid is,even briefly.One of the simplest definitions was given by Bronsted-Lowry after Arrhenius by using hydrogen atom or proton otherwise. Bronsted-Lowry definition; “A substance as an acid if it acts as a proton donor and as a base if it acts as a proton acceptor” … Continue reading