Want a ‘bite’ of coffee? Yes, Legend has it that in the early days, Coffee was eaten. Tribes in Africa used to mix coffee berries with fat which formed edible ‘Energy Balls’ and ate them.
Coffee is one of the most popular beverages today, thanks to Islam. Back in the days, the religion prohibited drinking alcohol, but coffee was considered an acceptable drink.
Clothes not fitting? Wear a ‘Bean’ belt: All coffee in the world grows in the bean belt. It is the area between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.
Coffee comes from the root of a plant. Just Kidding! Coffee actually grows on trees that can grow upto 30 feet tall.
However, they are cultivated to be about 10 feet tall for easy picking.
George Washington invented Instant Coffee! A Belgian man with the name George Constant Louis Washington invented Instant Coffee in 1906
Ess-press-O: Unlike how it’s used now, Espresso is just a way that coffee is prepared. That is, by shooting pressurized hot water through finely ground coffee.
Americano: The term ‘Americano’ comes from American GIs during WWII. They would order order espresso with water to dilute the strong flavor.