Nescafé

Nescafé is a brand of instant coffee made by Nestlé. It comes in many different product forms. The name is a portmanteau of the words “Nestlé” and “café“. Nestlé’s flagship powdered coffee product was introduced in Switzerland on April 1, … Read more If you enjoyed this coffee glossary term, we encourage you to visit Coffee Dictionary for more coffee words.… Read more “Nescafé”

Solvent

A solvent (from the Latin solvō, “I loosen, untie, I solve”) is a substance that dissolves a solute (a chemically different liquid, solid or gas), resulting in a solution. A solvent is usually a liquid but can also be a … Read more If you enjoyed this coffee glossary term, we encourage you to visit Coffee Dictionary for more coffee words.… Read more “Solvent”

Iced coffee

Iced coffee is a cold variant of coffee. In more recent times it has become common for coffee shops to offer ‘iced’ versions of their most popular coffee drinks. The iced latte and iced mocha are the two most common … Read more If you enjoyed this coffee glossary term, we encourage you to visit Coffee Dictionary for more coffee words.… Read more “Iced coffee”

Alan Adler

Alan Adler is an American inventor. His inventions include aerodynamic toys, such as footballs with fins and flying rings and discs. His Aerobie Pro flying ring set several world records for the farthest thrown object.… Read more “Alan Adler”

Caffè Mocha

Caffè Mocha is a variation of the caffè latte, which is similarly prepared with espresso coffee and steamed milk but has the addition of chocolate, normally in the form of cocoa powder.… Read more “Caffè Mocha”

Total dissolved solids

Total Dissolved Solids (often abbreviated TDS) is a measure of the combined content of all inorganic and organic substances contained in a liquid in: molecular, ionized or micro-granular suspended form. Generally the operational definition is that the solids must be … Read more If you enjoyed this coffee glossary term, we encourage you to visit Coffee Dictionary for more coffee words.… Read more “Total dissolved solids”

Espresso Macchiato

The espresso macchiato is a coffee espresso drink with a small amount of steamed milk, usually as foam, on top. The word “macchiato” in Italian means stained or spotted. The espresso macchiato, therefore, means “stained espresso”, due to the milk … Read more If you enjoyed this coffee glossary term, we encourage you to visit Coffee Dictionary for more coffee words.… Read more “Espresso Macchiato”

Irish coffee

Irish coffee is a coffee cocktail or coffee liquor made of black coffee, sugar and whiskey and topped with cream. Although the modern Irish coffee as we know it today was created sometime in the 20th century, likely in the … Read more If you enjoyed this coffee glossary term, we encourage you to visit Coffee Dictionary for more coffee words.… Read more “Irish coffee”

filter basket

A “filter basket” is a metallic, basket shaped filter, that holds the coffee grounds when preparing espresso. The basket has tiny holes that allow coffee to pass through and retain the grounds.… Read more “filter basket”

Flat white

The flat white is a milk based espresso beverage that is similar to the latte. It is usually served in a smaller cup than a latte and is prepared utilizing a double shot of espresso.… Read more “Flat white”

Senseo

Senseo is a signed up trademark for a coffee brewing system from Dutch business Philips and Douwe Egberts. The 3 primary characteristics of the system are its coffee pods(called pads in some countries ), its style and its easy to utilize … Read more If you delighted in this coffee glossary term, we encourage you to check out Coffee Dictionary for more coffee words.… Read more “Senseo”