Monday, 20 May 2013

Weird facts about coffee

The name cappuccino comes from: The drink's resemblance to the brown cowls worn by Capuchin monks
  1. Espresso literally means: In Italian, the word espresso literally means "when something is forced out."
  2. Coffee was the first food to be  freeze-dried.
  3. 40% of the world’s coffee is produced by Columbia and Brazil
  4. Kopi Luwak, the world’s most expensive coffee (up to $600 per pound) is Made from coffee beans eaten and then excreted by a Sumatran wild cat
  5. Coffee beans grow on Coffee beans grow on a bush. 
  6. Most coffees are a blend of: Arabica and robusta beans are the most common.
  7. An ibrik is This Turkish pot makes quite the cup of joe.
  8. Arabica varieties such as Java and Mocha are named after: These beans are named after their ports of origin.
  9. Sixteenth-century Muslim rulers banned coffee because of: It was banned for its unusual stimulating effects.

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