Café Cubano

Cuban Coffee

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Appears in
Eating Cuban

By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs

Published 2006

  • About

Cubans like their coffee strong, hot, and sweet, and have very definite ideas about how to brew it. The coffee itself is dark roasted and more finely ground than Italian espresso. You may grind it yourself using dark-roasted beans, preferably arabica beans, or buy one of the brands of Cuban-style ground coffees, such as Bustello, Pilón, El Pico, or La Llave, sold in the international coffee section of grocery stores in the United States.

Here are three ways to brew the perfect cup o