Answers to what your future holds could be found in the bottom of your cup. That’s according to a divination practice referred to as Tasseography. Tasseography is the practice of interpreting patterns in tea leaves or coffee grounds in a cup after drinking it. (Tea is the most prominent source followed by coffee, and sometimes wine sediments.)
You’ve probably never looked at your morning routine of brewing coffee as a work of science, but it is. Numerous elements must align in order to extract the ideal coffee flavor. What are these elements? Water, filtration, grind and the three T’s of coffee brewing. The three T’s are: Time, Temperature and Turbulence. Let’s take a look at the first T -- Time.