[Homeroast] Fun Coffee Facts

Phil Palmintere phil.palmintere at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 01:52:08 CST 2010


Yes, but the cookbook is packed in a box right now ... I'll share some
recipes in a few weeks after unpacking (post-move).

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> 
> So...are you going to share any coffee recipes?
> 
> On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 12:22 AM, Phil Palmintere
> <phil.palmintere at gmail.com>wrote:
> 
> > I've been going through the shelves of cookbooks in sort of a "winter
> > cleaning" (ahead of a spring cleaning), and found the following
> cookbook.
> > We have no idea how it came to be in our possession.
> >
> > "Coffee Recipes"
> > Customs, Facts & Fancies
> > By Jean Gordon
> > Copyright 1963
> >
> > "A collection of 130 coffee recipes and fascinating coffee lore from
> > forty-five countries, beginning with the 13th century up to and
> including
> > the present day."
> >
> >
> > On the back of the dust jacket:
> >
> > DID YOU KNOW?
> >
> >
> > * London coffee houses in the 18th century were sometimes referred to
> as
> > "Penny Universities."
> >
> > * Louix XV spent $15,000 per year on coffee for his daughters
> >
> > * A husband's refusal to supply his wife with coffee was grounds for
> > divorce
> > in the "City of the Sultan."
> >
> > * The first coffee house (The King's Arms) in New York was opened in
> 1696
> >
> > * The Cajun folk of Louisiana like thir coffe, "Black as the devil,
> hot as
> > hell, pure asn an angel, sweet as love."
> >
> > * Johan Sebastian Bach wrote a "Coffee Cantata."
> >
> > * When a woman remains unmarried in the Netherlands Antilles, they
> say,
> > "She
> > has lost her coffee branch."
> >
> >
> >
> >
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