According to the Huffington Post, the 10 best-tasting instant coffees are Starbucks Via Colombia, Jacobs Kronung, Starbucks Via Italian Roast, Bustelo Supreme, Mount Hagen, Giraldo Farms, Medaglia D'Oro Instant Espresso Coffee, Chock Full O'Nuts, Tchibo Family and Everyday Value. Honorable mentions include Starbucks Via French Roast, Mountain Blend and Sanka.Continue Reading
Although instant coffee is not known for being the best-tasting cup of java, the Huffington Post chose to do a list on instant coffee because it's something that most people can afford to drink every morning instead of buying coffee from a coffee shop. During testing, the Hufffington Post claims that the top five instant coffees on the list were not discernible from regular coffee.
Although the process for making instant coffee varies slightly between manufacturers, it starts with traditional coffee beans. These beans are dissolved in water to concentrate the coffee. Finally, the product is dried by either spray-drying or freeze-drying, which gives instant coffee its powdery, crystal-like look.
Instant coffee was first invented in 1901 by a Japanese scientist in Chicago. However, demand for the process did not increase until WWII because the same technology that is used to make instant coffee is also used to produce blood plasma and penicillin, which was developed by the military for war time.Learn more about Coffee & Tea
Pero, an instant and natural beverage, contains four main ingredients: malted barley, barley, chicory and rye. The product has zero saturated fats, zero caffeine, zero cholesterol and zero sugars. Pero coffee substitute is caffeine-free and it has a coffee-like taste.Full Answer >
To make Russian spice tea, combine 2 cups of orange drink mix, 2 cups of white sugar, 1/4 cup of instant tea powder, 3/4 cup of instant lemon tea powder, and 1 teaspoon each of ground cinnamon and cloves. Serve by mixing 3 teaspoons into 1 cup of boiling water.Full Answer >
Some recipes for spiced tea mix include Reese Witherspoon's spiced tea mix, a Russian instant spiced tea and a spiced Tang tea mix. All three recipes call for cinnamon, Tang and lemonade mix as the main ingredients. Add hot water to the tea mix to serve.Full Answer >
To make an instant Russian tea mix, combine 1/2 cup instant tea powder, 2 cups of an instant orange flavored drink mix, 3 ounces lemon flavored drink mix powder and 3/4 cup white sugar. Add 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin, 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice and 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves.Full Answer >