Barista Competitions – A Brief History & Explanation

Coffee competitions have been around for about 20 years now. These are events where lovers of specialty coffee come to share knowledge, network, and showcase the various advancements in the coffee industry.  What is a barista competition? A barista competition is an event where people from different countries compete to produce the best espresso-based coffee …

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How To Make Matcha Without A Whisk (6 Easy Methods)

Hey…want some chunky matcha tea? Chewing the chunks is great for cleaning your teeth… Matcha is one of the special forms of green tea with antioxidants and many health benefits. But let’s face it, it can be a little fussy to make this tea. You can’t just toss the teabag in the water and brew …

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Is There Caffeine In Sugar? (Facts You Should Know)

If you are concerned about your health, you are likely to think about your caffeine and sugar intake. Is there caffeine in sugar? There is no caffeine in sugar because caffeine and sugar are completely different chemical substances. On the one hand, caffeine is a natural chemical that has stimulant effects, and chemically it is …

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Does Using Two Tea Bags Double The Caffeine? (Solved!)

We use caffeine – a psychostimulant, to boost alertness and enhance our performance. It is also present in tea, and its amount in the tea bags varies based on the type of tea used. All in all, you might be wondering about a question. Does using two tea bags double the caffeine? In general, using …

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