The origin of filtered coffee goes back to the 16th century when Melitta, a German lady, had an idea of drinking some coffee without grounds in her mouth. As we know, ‘necessity is the mother of creation’, she invented an idea to remove the grounds—she used paper to filter the grounds found in the coffee. There born the first filtered coffee. However, this ancient method doesn’t hold water and is not prevalent today.
In this era of consumption, filter coffee is enjoyed by people all over the world. But, most of us do not know the answer to the question, ‘what is filtered or filter coffee?’ though we take the same one every day. Although filter coffee was invented in Germany, it is mostly admired and consumed by the people of Tamil Nadu. Let’s get to know some information about it.
First of all, you will be so delighted to know the preparation part of it. Filter coffee is made with the help of a device which is made of metal. This metal device bears the remembrance of two cylindrical cups. Surprisingly, the above-mentioned traditional method of brewing filter coffee is still followed by South Indians; the other name which South Indian people use is known as kaapi. However, people today use electric filter machines that effortlessly filter freshly ground coffee, making this drinking experience the most pleasurable.
Essentially, you can prepare this filter coffee by pouring hot water over the ground coffee to extract its hidden elements. The solid parts of coffee are usually separated from it, and you get the pure form of liquid coffee. Also, technicians and coffee masters have found a lot of other means to prepare the filter coffee with different flavours and taste.
One of the effective processes which affects the quality of filter coffee is nothing but roasting. The taste of the filter coffee is judged by how the coffee is roasted. Roasting increases the taste and quality of the filter coffee. For friendly advice, when you buy coffee, it is very important to check whether it’s roasted well or not. Furthermore, filter coffee becomes much more pleasant with the aroma which it possesses.
Though there is a variety of coffee around the world, filter coffee finds a special place among the hearts of people. To know about it doubles this special moment. Perhaps, whenever you prepare or drink filter coffee, let your mind and heart also enjoy the process and the history behind it.