Gems Gems, October 28, 2016
How to make Cold Coffee : Cold Coffee is otherwise known as iced coffee. Two varieties of cold coffees are iced mocha and iced latte. Mainly two different brewing methods are widely followed for making cold coffee.
Cold brew: Coffee is brewed cold which yields a different flavor which require no further cooling and second one is Hot Brew: Coffee is brewed hot and cool it, then blend it with ice or ice cold milk.
How to make cold coffee : Different techniques are being used in different places in brewing. In case of hot brew, coffee is brewed using drip, pot or press method or it can be espresso. Here flavoring agents and sweeteners are added before cooling. Now-a-days cold coffee is available in pre-packed sachets in grocery stores. But making one by yourself for your loved ones gives much satisfaction and is healthier. Here is the recipe to prepare the cold coffee below. Below the recipe, you can see the varities of cold coffee in different countries and their names.
How to make cold coffee or How cold coffee is made or known in different countries
In Australia this is known as iced coffee and served with whipped cream and ice cream.
In Canada the most common version available is iced cappuccinos or Ice Capps
In Chile cold coffee is known as café helado (iced coffee). They add a variety of ingredients such as Chantilly cream, cinnamon, sugar, manjar (dulce de leche) and ground almonds or nuts, chocolate, vanilla or vanilla ice cream along with espresso or coffee powder .
In Czech Republic cold coffee is called “Ledova Kava”.
In Germany it is known as Eiskaffee with whipped cream. German Eiskaffee with whipped cream which is basically coffee with ice cream. The most common one is known as Eiscafé which is available in coffee shops and ice cream parlors. They have different flavored Cappuccino and Espresso versions available in supermarkets.
In Greece most popular variation of cold coffee is Frappé, invented by a man known as Dimitrios Vakondios in 1957. It is basically a mixture of coffee sugar and water blended and with a Shaker or mixer to so that foam is created. Milk is added on top of it along with ice cubes. The taste of Frappé, has gone beyond the boundaries of Greece due to the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. People across world liked it and now it is available in many major countries across the world. Other popular varieties are Freddo Cappuccino, Freddo Espresso and Aphrogala.
In India cold coffee or Iced coffee is blend of coffee in frozen milk. Smoothies or Ice creams are added for thicker consistency. A more refined version is available in popular coffee bars such as Cafe Coffee day, Barista, Dunkin Doughnuts and Starbucks.
Italians serve caffè freddo which is the espresso in icy slush. In the region of Salento in Apulia,they created a perfect way of brewing the espresso afresh with right amount of sugar, and finally served in a whiskey glass packed with ice cubes just before being served, is a well known versionb called as Caffè in ghiaccio.
Cold coffee has a late arrival in Japan which was around 1920 s popularly known as Dutch coffee due to the historical Dutch coffee trade from Indonesia.
In Philippines, iced cappuccino with cream on top is the popular variety of cold coffee.
Iced coffee is very popular among young Saudi’s in Saudi Arabia possibly due to the extremely high temperatures.
The most popular Slovenian version is known as Ledena Kava. This is composed of double espresso, whipped cream, vanilla ice cream, chocolate flake or almond along with waffle.
In Thailand, cold coffee is brewed from mainly strong black coffee, added with enough sugar, thick cream and powdered cardamom and is cooled and served over ice.
Cold coffee is very famous in United States and served in many fast food chains. Iced coffee is prepared either by hot brew or cold brew method. Mostly they use very high concentrated decoction for the preparation.
Vietnamese cold coffee is mostly drip coffee whitened with condensed milk over ice. They typically use Phin filter or a French press to brew the roasted beans which is mostly used to make iced coffee. It is usually a heavier and sweeter version than its Thai counterpart.
Cold coffee goes well during hot summer afternoons. instead of summer coolers