Coffee history stretches back thousands of years to the time in about 600 BC when an Arabian herdsman in upper Egypt, or Abyssinia, called Kaldi discovered his goats acting weird when they ate the red cherries from a coffee tree.
Since that time coffee has been used as the subject of many write... (more)
IntroductionThe perfect espresso is known in barista circles as 'the god shot' because they figure that it's a cup that would taste heavenly, even to the most discerning palette. Passionate baristas working in cafes the world over look for 'the god shot' in every cup, but they don't always get it... (more)
Every one who writes about coffee produces a timeline of sorts ... and here is mine. After compiling all the information I could find from reliable Internet sources, I have come up with my own coffee timeline:
- 500’s - Coffee legend claims its discovery by goat herder Kaldi.
- 525 AD - Ethiopia invade...