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10 Coffee Myths. What the heck is Roasting Type? Science of Coffee: Coffee Nap. The coffee taster's - Flavor Wheels. Coffee Shop Etiquette. 5 Facts About The Friendship Between Coffee And Poop. George Washington (inventor) A pre-World War I advertisement introduced Washington's coffee to the public.

George Washington (inventor)

Advert from The New York Times, February 23, 1914. An emigrant from his native Belgium, he arrived in the New York area in 1897 and dabbled in several technical fields before hitting upon instant coffee manufacture during a sojourn in Central America in 1906 or 1907. He began selling his coffee in 1909 and founded a company to manufacture it in 1910. Based in New York and New Jersey, his company prospered and became an important military supplier during World War I. The company's products were also advertised in New York newspapers and on the radio.

Washington's company was sold to American Home Products in 1943, shortly before his death. After arriving in the New York area, Washington founded a company producing kerosene gas mantles.[1] At this time, they lived in New Brighton on Staten Island, but his company, George Washington Lighting Company, was based in nearby Jersey City. G. History of Instant Coffee. Cup Of Joe Expression - Meaning & Origin of Common Phrases. Note: The origins for most popular idioms cannot be said with a certainty.

Cup Of Joe Expression - Meaning & Origin of Common Phrases

What's provided are theories that may be plausible to how a phrase originated, but not necessarily so. In addition, quotes that contain a particular phrase may be taken from old newspapers, poems, or books that were written centuries ago, but this by no means confirms that the phrase originates from said newspapers, poems, or books. In all likelihood, if an expression is being used in a newspaper, it's probably already a well known saying and is from an older time. Coffee Crossroads: Best Destination in the World of Coffee. Kaldi. Kaldi was a legendary Ethiopian goatherd who discovered the coffee plant, according to popular legend.

Kaldi

Myth[edit] Kaldi, noticing that when his flock nibbled on the bright red berries of a certain bush they became more energetic (jumping goats), chewed on the fruit himself. His exhilaration prompted him to bring the berries to an Islamic monk in a nearby monastery, but the monk disapproved of their use and threw them into a fire, from which an enticing aroma billowed. The roasted beans were quickly raked from the embers, ground up, and dissolved in hot water, yielding the world's first cup of coffee.[1] Analysis[edit] The story is probably apocryphal, as it was first related by Antoine Faustus Nairon, a Maronite who became a Roman professor of Oriental languages and author of one of the first printed treatises devoted to coffee, De Saluberrima potione Cahue seu Cafe nuncupata Discurscus (Rome, 1671).[2] Influence[edit] References[edit] Further reading[edit]

The History of Coffee. The Discovery of Coffee Historic Origin of Coffee Shrouded in Mystery and Legend There is no precise account of the origins of the coffee plant or of the first human consumption of the revered bean, though there is general agreement among historians that coffee was first discovered in the mountains of Ethiopia (Abyssinia).

The History of Coffee

We can thank a goatherder named Kaldi, according to one legend, for discovering coffee’s unique properties in the 8th century A.D. This goatherder from the Kaffa region of southwestern Ethiopia noticed that his goats were more animated and lively after eating some wild red berries. Kaldi then ate some of the berries himself, and sure enough he also felt increased energy. True Brew: 25 Yummy (and Non-Toxic) Coffee Recipes. I have a confession to make.

True Brew: 25 Yummy (and Non-Toxic) Coffee Recipes

I don’t just like coffee….I have a deep, abiding passion for it. If you see me without a mug in my hand in the morning, I’m probably near death’s door. The first thing I do in the morning is stagger into the kitchen for java. My well-trained children rarely attempt conversation before my first cup. My name is Daisy, and I am a coffeeholic. ON/OFF Mug. More Reasons To Fuel Your Coffee Addiction (Not That We Need Any) Many people immediately put down the effects of drinking coffee, but the truth is, coffee has numerous health benefits.

More Reasons To Fuel Your Coffee Addiction (Not That We Need Any)

Apart from helping you stay awake and be more productive, regular intake of the morning beverage can boost your fight against a number of devastating diseases. This means that you should reach for a cuppa more often than you think. Chances are you’re actually getting enough servings of the beverage on a daily basis. Roughly 1-4 cups shows to have outstanding effects on the human body. The only thing you have to watch out for is what you put in your coffee to make it taste better. Bodum Coffee & Tea Maker by Sunny Ting Wai Wong. Coffee Lab The Bodum Coffee & Tea Maker is unlike any I’ve seen before.

Bodum Coffee & Tea Maker by Sunny Ting Wai Wong

A borosilicate glass reservoir & beverage filter are integrated as detachable modules, making the coffee or tea completely spill-proof. The engagement of brewing process is revealed in one central, elegant device. A new chapter in both coffee & tea culture! Designer: Sunny Ting Wai Wong. A blog about putting weird things in coffee. Coffee Countries: How A Cup Of Joe Is Enjoyed Around The World. Are you enamored with your morning cup of joe?

Coffee Countries: How A Cup Of Joe Is Enjoyed Around The World

You're not alone - coffee is a beverage that's enjoyed throughout the world in so many different forms. Europeans are the highest consumers of coffee, with the Scandinavian countries of Finland, Norway and Iceland enjoying the most java per capita in the world. But that doesn't mean that the rest of us are slacking off in the coffee department - here are some ways that coffee is enjoyed by different cultures around the globe. How Coffee Is Enjoyed Around The World. Slideshow text follows for mobile readers. A Coffee Addict's Guide to the World. Choosing a cup of coffee is about more than just milk or sugar.

A Coffee Addict's Guide to the World

From the Ethiopian countryside where coffee was first discovered to the baroque cafes of imperial Europe to the high-tech streets of Tokyo, coffee has adapted to almost every culture—even infiltrating tea-loving strongholds such as India and Hong Kong. Here's your global guide to regional coffee styles: some that have caught on across the globe, some that represent a unique link to the area—and some that are just plain weird. Check out signature drinks and iconic cafes from across the globe. Italy: Espresso Austria: Melange Description: The most popular drink in Viennese cafes, Austria's take on cappuccino combines espresso and steamed milk, topped with milk foam or sometimes whipped cream. 9 Strange Coffee Brews Around the World. Coffee drinkers are everywhere, but not all do the same techniques in preparing it.

9 Strange Coffee Brews Around the World

Mexico has Cafe de Olla, which is black coffee with molasses and cinnamon; Malaysia has White Coffee which came from coffee beans roasted with palm-oil margarine only, then later served with condensed milk; and Germany has the sweet Eiskaffee, an iced coffee drink with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and topped with whipped cream. Each country got their unique versions of coffee and we are also hooked with these mixes that they’ve been popular and common. Coffees of the World. Coffee traditions around the world. Vessyl smart cup keeps track of what you're drinking. San Francisco firm Mark One has revealed a cup that analyses any drinkCalled Vessyl it can recognise liquids, and knows their chemical make-upIt provides statistics on your drinks and can be synced with an appThe smart cup will also show how hydrated you are when it is tiltedThe device can be pre-ordered for £59 ($99) ahead of release in early 2015 By Jonathan O'Callaghan Published: 11:43 GMT, 13 June 2014 | Updated: 19:42 GMT, 13 June 2014 Health-related gadgets are all the rage these days, from smart wristbands to apps that track what you consume.

But a new device from San Francisco-based Mark One, called Vessyl, claims to be able to streamline the process by putting all the technology you need in a cup. The product can accurately identify your drink, tell you how many calories you are consuming, let you know how hydrated you are, and alert you when it’s time to drink again. Scroll down for video It will begin shipping in early 2015. Capacity: 385 millilitres (13 ounces) Charger: Wireless. The Perfect Grind. 15 Things Worth Knowing About Coffee. List of coffee drinks - The Coffee Wiki. Coffee Review - The World's Leading Coffee Guide.