The History of Coffee in 20 minutes

The History of Coffee from the Hills of Ethiopia to the streets of London   Although it will take more than 20 minutes to talk about the history of coffee, however this 20 minutes video will give a good introduction. Enjoy using this video for your own classes. Advertisements

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Coffee and Cheese pairing!

Coffee and Cheese pairing and more… This 1st October will be the International Coffee Day HEJ Coffee (in Bermondsey) and Régine would like to invite you to enjoy some of the finest European coffee roasters and pair their coffee with some gourmet cheeses and fine crackers while enjoying a little video about the history of coffee from the hills of Ethiopia…

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Coffee and qahwa

How a drink for Arab mystics went global The Arab world has given birth to many thinkers and many inventions – among them the three-course meal, alcohol and coffee. The best coffee bean is still known as Arabica, but it’s come a long way from the Muslim mystics who treasured it centuries ago, to the…

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Qui est Kaldi?

Kaldi, remarquant que lorsque ses chêvres ruminaient les baies rouge vif d’une certaine brousse, elles sont devenus plus énergiques (chèvres dansantes), a goûté le fruit lui-même. Sa joie de vivre l’a incité à remettre les baies a un prêtre soufi du monastère le plus proche, mais le moine désapprouva leur utilisation et les jeta dans…

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Coffees from Africa and Arabia : Yemen

Mocha is one of the more confusing terms in the coffee lexicon. The coffee we call Mocha (also spelled Moka, Moca, or Mocca) today is grown as it has been for hundreds of years in the mountains of Yemen, at the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. It was originally shipped through the ancient port…

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SL-28 et SL-34

La diversité génétique des plantes de café est l’une des choses qui excite les plus dégustateurs de café de toutes les allégeances . Malgré le fait que le patrimoine génétique de l’espèce arabica a obtenu à l’extérieur de plus en plus profonde de l’Ethiopie , il est au moins un type de café qui est…

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The History & Legend of Ethiopian Coffee & The Story Behind Misty Valley

The History & Legend of Ethiopian Coffee & The Story Behind Misty Valley Click here to read the article on Perfect Daily Grind Kaldi: The Ethiopian Legend Who Discovered Coffee Ethiopia is widely considered the birthplace of coffee. Many experts say that Ethiopia is the only place that coffee grew natively and the apocryphal story…

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Ethiopian Coffee: Key to a Better Way of Life for Women & Children

Ethiopian Coffee: Key to a Better Way of Life for Women & Children Click here to read the article on Perfect Daily Grind Coffee is everything to the Dumerso community of Yirgacheffe Sidamo, Ethiopia. For ninety percent of them, it’s their main source of income. In fact, Ethiopia is the country with the 5th largest…

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Extraction Wars, Part II: The Third Wave Coffee Revolution

Extraction Wars, Part II: The Third Wave Coffee Revolution Extraction Wars, Part II: The Third Wave Coffee Revolution Not so long ago, we published Extraction Wars: Espresso vs. Ristretto, an article dealing with some common terminology used in the specialty coffee industry. It received a mixed response, and with good reason: that old terminology doesn’t necessarily apply…

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