- From: "Randy G." <frcn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2005 07:05:28 -0700
"Flashman" <lostillusions1957-lucien@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>I think that the Wikipedia "coffee" entry coudl use some updating. I just
>joined and am a bit reluctant to jump on it, but there are some errors there
>that should be fixed:
>eg: "Espresso is made with pressurised hot water which converts to steam
>within a tightly packed container of very finely ground extremely darkly
>roasted grounds, during the brewing process. It can be served alone (often
>after an evening meal), and is the basis for many coffee drinks. It is one
>of the strongest tasting forms of coffee regularly consumed, with a
>distinctive flavour and crema, the stiff foam standing over the liquid.
>Classically, in Europe, the crema was the point of the exercise, rather than
>the liquid below it in the cup. "
>Some of the numbers should be checked as well (I will probably get to one of
>my pet peeves, that coffee is the #2 traded commodity in the world after
>oil. As I have posted before here - or was it on Coffeegeek? - that just
>Just food for thought.
>Danny (love that Wiki) Joe
There is a separate entry for espresso that should be moire useful
(unless subsequent posters removed what I wrote years ago).
Randy "can't stop writing" G.
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