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The importance of coffee packages

The importance of coffee packages

The packages are as important as their contents: they must optimize the storage and shipping space, protect the coffee from light, oxygen, heat, humidity and at the same time keep it degassing, without forgetting about communication!

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How to evaluate a quality coffee in three steps

How to evaluate a quality coffee in three steps

Let's start from a premise: to have a complete picture of the quality of coffee it takes years of study and experience. However, it is true that there are some characteristics that you can start checking right away and that indicate the quality of the coffee you have purchased. Let's find out together!

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Our role as roasters

Our role as roasters

The role of the roaster is to enhance the work done by those who came first along the coffee supply chain and especially that of the farmers. Find out how and why ...

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It’ time to introduce you the new Vibrato!

It’ time to introduce you the new Vibrato!

We decided to change the Vibrato blend present in the seventh silos at the Cordo Buenos Aires torrefazione in Milano: a unique coffee, as it brings a savory note to the cup, particular and different from all the other coffees you have tasted so far!

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Different coffees for different times of the day

Different coffees for different times of the day

By now we have understood: there are all kinds of coffees, completely different from each other! So why settle for just one coffee forever? Each coffee is suitable for a specific time of day or specific experiences! Find out more...

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The coffee supply chain

The coffee supply chain

We are used to thinking that coffee is a common good, which belongs to us by right. We are convinced that it is a very simple drink, without any complications and we take it for granted, but it is not so! Find out why...

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How is the coffee harvested?

How is the coffee harvested?

The coffee harvest takes place with three main methods, which are distinguished by methods and times. All this reflects on the quality in the cup. Find out how and why!

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Coffee and culture: a perfect combination

Coffee and culture: a perfect combination

Let me introduce you to the new partnership with the Milanese publishing house Another Coffee Stories. Find out more about their modern way of working and how we work together to create a unique synaesthetic experience!

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The differences between Arabica and Robusta

The differences between Arabica and Robusta

Here is all possible information on differences between Arabica and Robusta in an objective and informative sense. Few, simple and clear information that will make you understand the world of coffee better.

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Coffee grounds: 16 ways to reuse them at home

Coffee grounds: 16 ways to reuse them at home

Whenever we prepare a coffee then we throw away the exhausted coffee grounds. But do you know that there are at least 16 different ways to recycle them and take full advantage of the benefits your coffee can give?

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The importance of water in coffee

The importance of water in coffee

Did you know that an espresso is made up of 90% water and only 10% coffee? It becomes immediately clear how the right water is essential for a good coffee. Let's find out how

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The "Women's Coffee" has arrived

The "Women's Coffee" has arrived

Discover the fascinating story that leads to the creation of this refined all-female coffee, a coffee in which the goodness of the raw material blends with the passion of those who cultivate it, also becoming socially sustainable thanks to the IWCA.

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The men of Caffè Ernani: Andrea

The men of Caffè Ernani: Andrea

Today we interview Andrea: barista of excellence of the Torrefazione Ernani in Corso Buenos Aires in Milan. Those who already know him will know that he is characterized by a great professionalism, an incredible memory and his innate ability to understand the tastes of all his customers.

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The acidity of the coffee: value or defect?

The acidity of the coffee: value or defect?

With this article I would like to explain what the acidity is when it comes to coffee, where it comes from and what it depends on and whether it is considered a value or a defect, in order to be able to taste every future coffee you drink in a more in-depth and enjoyable way.

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The recipe for Chicken with coffee

The recipe for Chicken with coffee

Coffee recipes continue and become more and more extreme: today it's the turn of chicken with coffee! It is a simple but tasty main course, with original combinations. In fact, with a few simple ingredients you will be able to satisfy even the most demanding palates. Read the recipe!

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The men of Caffè Ernani: Riccardo

The men of Caffè Ernani: Riccardo

Riccardo, full of experience and aware of what he wants and how to get it. A source of inspiration and everyone can definitely get something from him. A true coffee enthusiast and a valuable resource for Ernani.

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Coffee and lemon risotto recipe

Coffee and lemon risotto recipe

It is surprising to discover its versatility! And today I wanted to offer you one of these unusual combinations: risotto with coffee and lemon, with hazelnut topping.

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The men of Caffè Ernani: Marco

The men of Caffè Ernani: Marco

We finally meet another man from the Caffè Ernani team. Let's discover together the passions, hobbies and ambitions of Marco, bartender at the Torrefazione in Corso Buenos Aires.

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The importance of consumer awareness - Caffè Ernani

The importance of consumer awareness - Caffè Ernani

What makes this all great? Awareness. We would like to transfer our passion to you too, to be able to experiment together, to taste coffees other than your ordinary coffee, each with its own peculiarities, keeping an open mind. We would like your opinion on each blend or single origin, we would like you to have as much fun tasting as we do.

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Recipe: Ernani coffee liqueur

Recipe: Ernani coffee liqueur

A sort of correct coffee, perfect for digesting, to warm your heart, with a surprising taste! Perfect to treat your family during the holidays, combining two of the Italians post lunch favourites: coffee and liqueur.

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When Ernani started roasting?

When Ernani started roasting?

Our passion for roasting was partly born by chance: a well known professional who wanted to change “a bit” his life, intrigued by the project of Claudia and Luca...

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Panna cotta with Caffè Ernani

Panna cotta with Caffè Ernani

Unmissable dessert in every restaurant. A spoon dessert known and appreciated by everyone. Quick and easy to make, and delicate in taste. Today I wanted to offer you the Ernani coffee panna cotta, garnished with chocolate sauce and coffee!

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Caffè Ernani is much more than a coffee!

Caffè Ernani is much more than a coffee!

Caffè Ernani is also wholesale distribution, thanks to which we have the honor of collaborating with real experts in the sector. We always try to establish a genuine, concrete and mutually supportive partnership with them. Find how!

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Warning: coffee is a natural product!

Warning: coffee is a natural product!

Coffee, being a natural product, is not constant over time. The harvests are different from each other and therefore also the results in the cup. This is where the skills of the roaster come into play!

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Caffè Ernani’s women: Carolina

Caffè Ernani’s women: Carolina

We present Carolina, another great little woman from the Ernani family. She is aware, determined and a true bearer of all of Ernani's working philosophy. Get to know it better!

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How to taste an espresso, according to Paolo

How to taste an espresso, according to Paolo

Have you ever wondered how to taste an espresso as a true expert? Anyone can tell a good coffee from a not so good one. But do you know how an expert recognizes a quality espresso from a mediocre or even bad one?

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Coffee and lemon: an ally against headache

Coffee and lemon: an ally against headache

The time has come to confirm or dispel this classic popular saying. Does it really work? Does it have a scientific basis? Well yes! Coffee combined with lemon has an analgesic effect and thus helps relieve headaches in a short time

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The women of Caffè Ernani: Martina

The women of Caffè Ernani: Martina

Let's have a chat to discover a new recruit in the Caffè Ernani family: her name is Martina. A girl who has passion, is young, but with clear ideas and ready for any challenge!

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The colorimeter: the device that scientifically verifies our medium roasting

The colorimeter: the device that scientifically verifies our medium roasting

We hear about light, dark, medium roasting, cinnamon and much more. But are they only levels defined on the basis of subjective criteria or is it possible to establish the kind of roasting in a technical-scientific way? In this article I introduce you to the colorimeter and I will show you that the our Ernani coffee roasting is medium, for real.

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The benefits of coffee - part 2

The benefits of coffee - part 2

Coffee contains countless beneficial substances for our body, which, if taken regularly, help your dental well-being, prevention for type 2 diabetes and also the onset of liver cirrhosis. Let's find out how ...

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Let's do some clarity: is arabica better than robusta?

Let's do some clarity: is arabica better than robusta?

Nowadays we hear more and more phrases like "the best coffee is 100% arabica", "give me an arabica espresso please", or even "I drink coffee at the bar only if it has at least 70% arabica" and finally "we only make quality blends with at least 80% arabica ". But is this 100% arabica synonymous with coffee quality or not?

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Recipe for Shaken Coffee

Recipe for Shaken Coffee

During the sunny afternoons of a Milanese spring, one of the most popular requests made to our incredible baristas of the Torrefazione is the tasty shaken coffee. A velvety and creamy drink, able to combine the strength of an espresso coffee with the freshness of ice.

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From the coffee roaster directly where you want

From the coffee roaster directly where you want

Relive the experience of the espresso prepared in a workmanlike manner in our Torrefazione even within the home or in your office. Give yourself a break full of taste, with an exceptional coffee delivered directly where you want, always freshly roasted and freshly ground.

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How long will my coffee last?

How long will my coffee last?

Coffee, like many other food products, is best before a given date. But what does “Best before” means? Can I drink my coffee even if it has expired? Does it hurt? How do I best preserve it?

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A companion for all Milanese since 1909

A companion for all Milanese since 1909

At least once, every Milanese had a perfectly made espresso at the historic Torrefazione of Corso Buenos Aires. This tradition now continues at your place or office thanks to our online store, which brings coffee from the Roaster directly to you, wherever you want.

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Capsule extraction. Is it identical to espresso?

Capsule extraction. Is it identical to espresso?

The invention of the domestic capsule machine is undoubtedly brilliant. It immediately convinced us thanks to the professional result it brings to our homes. However, it is not correct to compare the capsule extraction to espresso for all the characteristics we have seen in many posts here on ABCCoffee.

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How to go sugarless with coffee

How to go sugarless with coffee

We all know that it would be better to avoid sugar or at least limit its consumption. How do you get used to drink coffee without adding it? And what are the advantages?

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The benefits of coffee - part 1

The benefits of coffee - part 1

As we well know in coffee there is caffeine, which can bring countless benefits to our body. In fact, it helps digest thanks to the stimulatory effect, it has a protective function on the heart and it is energizing for the brain. It also stimulates the metabolism and therefore increases the calories burned.

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No more sugar: why and how?

No more sugar: why and how?

Of course, we know, it's difficult. The coffees that are offered us every day in most bars are bitter. But you know that this is not necessary?

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THE KISS OF HAYEZ AND THE ERNANI HAT

THE KISS OF HAYEZ AND THE ERNANI HAT

The Hayez exhibition at the Gallerie d’Italia in Milan featuring all three versions of the painting “Il Bacio” (“The Kiss”) gives the opportunity to appreciate the bond between this famous painting by the Italian Francesco Hayez and the Ernani hat...

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TRAMS ARE A MUST SEE IN MILAN

TRAMS ARE A MUST SEE IN MILAN

Trams are a typical feature of the landscape of Milan and the Milanese, who regard them as an institution, adore the city trams. A little noisy but nice, friendly, comfortable and ecological we catch them to get anywhere...

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A YELLOW-FOOTED TINY MOUSE

A YELLOW-FOOTED TINY MOUSE

Mickey Mouse was born in 1928 and since that time he wears large, yellow shoes, the only element that has always been constant, despite his many stylistic evolutions...

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FLIP COFFEE POT

FLIP COFFEE POT

Why we like it? It is a true ritual in neapolitan houses, slow. How to make your coffee using flip coffee pot...

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ERNANI CAPSULES

ERNANI CAPSULES

A study as intense as Ernani coffees has led to our new compatible capsules, now available at our website, also by subscription, and, starting from the next week, at the historical roastery of Corso Buenos Aires in Milan and at bars serving Caffè Ernani.

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