In Spain there is a “special roasting process that results in a remarkably robust, full-bodied cup of coffee, without a hint of bitterness. A portion of the quality raw coffee beans are coated with a fine mist of sugar before they are poured in the roaster with the other quality beans.” This roast is called Torrefacto, something that Torrefazione Italia brand is likely referring to.
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Drinking coffee late at night may not be such a good idea, but we can talk about it, again.
I used to feel guilty about putting a spoon of sugar into my morning coffee. You heard all the talk about “sweet poison.” But no more. According to latest reasearch I was simply enhancing my “cognitive performance in terms of sustained attention and working memory.” And I did not need brain scans to figure that out.
There is a nice indie coffee shop in my neighborhood. They are proud of not being a chain, and give away white on black bumper stickers, “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drink Starbucks.” I love the café ambiance of mismatched furniture and peeling paint. Chirping voices of young things serving coffee and drinking it are wonderful. Unfortunately their coffee is even bitterer than Starbucks.
There are worse choices. Here’s a fine example (from a motel room) of a product from an institutional coffee vendor, founded in 1912 and looking it.