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We are dedicating this page to coffee.

Recipes, how to make the best cup, humor and little know facts. Grab a cup
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Here is a little bit of coffee trivia or coffee rumours if you will ... but don't believe everything you read.

 

  • The darker the bean ... the less the caffeine.
     

  • Legend has it a 9th-century Ethiopian goat herder discovered coffee by accident when he noticed how crazy the beans were making his goats.
     

  • New Yorkers drink almost 7 times more coffee than other US city.
     

  • A French doctor in the 1600s suggested Cafe Au Laits for patients, inspiring people to begin adding milk to coffee.
     

  • Espresso is regulated by the Italian government because it is considered an essential part of their daily life.
     

  • Hawaii is the only state that commercially grows coffee.
     

  • In the ancient Arab culture there was only one way a woman could legally divorce: If her husband didn’t provide enough coffee.
     

  • Coffee beans are actually the pit of a berry, which makes them a fruit.
     

  • Unlike the hip 20-something Baristas in the Canada, in Italy the average Barista age is 48, and it is a very respected profession.
     

  • In the 1600s there was a controversy over whether or not Catholics could drink coffee, luckily Pope Clement VIII said it was okay.
     

  • No matter what people tell you, caffeine cannot help you sober up.
     

  • The first webcam was invented at The University of Cambridge to let people know if the coffee pot was full or not.
     

  • There is a spa in Japan that lets you bath in coffee, tea, or wine.
     

  • Before coffee caught on in America in the 1700s, beer was the breakfast drink of choice.
     

  • Irish coffee was actually invented to warm up cold American plane passengers leaving from Ireland.

 

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