Home Roasting

May 27, 2013

We’re always on the lookout for unusual coffee news and practices. Roasting coffee with a popcorn popper is definitely one we haven’t seen before!

Beyond getting my first fairly decent espresso machine (a Krups Novo Compact), my first real introduction into how good coffee could be has to be the day I discovered I could home roast with nothing more than green coffee, a hot air popcorn popper, and a metal colander. I’m not talking a small jump here – I’m talking a quantum leap in discovering just how good coffee could be, and it wasn’t just in the taste improvements. Home roasting gave me for the first time a genuine insight into what goes into coffee.”

 

Read more at: http://coffeegeek.com/guides/popperroasting

 

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