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Victorian Coffee Recipes

So I learned something new: Boiling the coffee will extract tannins and make it bitter. Hence, the Café Noir uses boiled water and requires extra boiling, but the French coffee explicitly indicates not boiling.

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Source: Miss Corson’s Practical American Cookery and Household Management, 1886.

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