James Hoffmann: Deep Fried Coffee

Discuss roast levels and profiles for espresso, equipment for roasting coffee.
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Split from The craziest %#*$ing thing I've seen all day... for the amusement of home roasters.
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I watched that when it came out. IIRC, there was a moment he said they used 375F oil and I thought that seemed a tad low. That would be just getting to FCs. Sure enough he said it tasted slightly underdeveloped. I'm thinking you'd want to perhaps start at 350F, dump the coffee in, and then turn the temp to 400F. Have the end oil temp be around 390-400F hopefully in under 8mins or so. I was really hoping he would show more of the roast process. I wondered if you could hear FC as the moisture/steam blew into the oil.

Pretty cool experiment, but not something I'd want to attempt due to the mess!

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Hello Dan:
HB wrote: Split from ...
... for the amusement of home roasters.
Hoffman is not amusing, I find him to be downright annoying.
Just my $0.02, YMMV.

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civ wrote:Hello Dan:


Hoffman is not amusing, I find him to be downright annoying.
Just my $0.02, YMMV.

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Oil is used in southeast Asia to help distribute the heat in a regular wok. Those who don't want to try something like this with their own equipment can buy for example pre-ground Vietnamese coffee with butter/oil and a tiny amount of salt added. Can be pretty nice in the right amount.

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I predict that the "Hames Joffmann" re-cut of this video will be hilarious - and when you watch any Hames Joffmann re-cut, turn on subtitles.
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#8: Post by ohwhen »

civ wrote:
Really Mr. Hoffman?
Don't fry espresso beans?

How about coffee beans?
Unbelievable ...
What if it was really good?

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#9: Post by Frenchman »

Next step: air frying coffee. Oh, wait...
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#10: Post by rmongiovi »

This definitely comes under the heading "Your Scientists Were So Preoccupied With Whether Or Not They Could, They Didn't Stop To Think If They Should."
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