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COFFEE HISTORY: CAPUCHIN OR CAPPUCCINO

What does this coffee drink Cappuccino have in common with Capuchin monkeys? They’re both named after the friars or monks of the order of the minor Capuchin. More precisely, the dark ring around the milk foam resembles the tonsure, the traditional haircut of the monks of this order. As does the fur of the primates. … Continued

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COFFEE HISTORY PART 2: Port of Mocha, Yemen

A thousand years ago, having heard about the wakeful monks, Ethiopian traders returned home to Yemen with coffee plants. They started cultivating the first coffee plantation, growing it high up in the mountains of Yemen and exporting roasted coffee from their port of Mocha. The Mocha you drink today is actually named after the birthplace … Continued

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COFFEE HISTORY PART 1: Goats Discover Coffee

Did you know that goats actually discovered coffee? So, legend tells us…The story starts 1,000 years ago in Ethiopia when a goat herder was out with his goats. He noticed that they started dancing and bouncing around after eating bright red cherries from a particular bush. The coffee bean is actually the pit of a … Continued

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