Know Your Ingredients

Know Your Ingredients: Jujube

Native to China, jujube is a superfruit with a multitude of nutritional benefits. We explore its history, how it’s cultivated, and ways cafés are using it in their menus. BY EMILY JOY MENESESBARISTA MAGAZINE ONLINE […]

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Know Your Ingredients: Lychee

Aromatic, floral, and delicately sweet, lychee adds a special touch to any beverage. BY EMILY JOY MENESES BARISTA MAGAZINE ONLINE Cover photo by Jamie Trinh via Unsplash Spring is here in the Northern Hemisphere. That […]

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Know Your Ingredients: Rambutan

Today we explore the unique fruit rambutan, including its mythology and how you can incorporate it into café beverages. BY EMILY MENESES SENIOR ONLINE CONTRIBUTOR Feature photo by Joyce Romero via Unsplash As someone raised […]

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Know Your Ingredients: Mangosteen

Continuing our exploration of Southeast Asian ingredients, we turn our attention to mangosteen, the “queen of fruits.” BY EMILY MENESESSENIOR ONLINE CONTRIBUTOR Feature image by hartono subagio via Pixabay As someone raised by two immigrants from the Philippines, […]