[Homeroast] Old-School Coffee Roasting

Lynne lynnebiz at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 10:43:55 CDT 2011

I think this thread (and my addiction to homeroasted coffee) is getting to

I had a dream last night that I was going to Ethiopia - and I can remember a
bit about roasting coffee there.

Am I a bit obsessive?


On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 11:14 AM, Gregg Talton <gregg.talton at gmail.com>wrote:

> I have roasted over an open fire while in southern Ethiopia.  We used a pan
> shaped much like a shallow wok and used "sticks" from a tree to stir.  It
> was hard to keep the roast level from reaching Vienna but with some
> practice
> and "learning when to let it coast" it was quite drinkable.   I believe we
> roasted Yirgacheffe.
> Gregg Talton

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