Category: Coffee Story Telling

Ethiopian women preparing coffee
Coffee Story Telling
Ella Harrari

The Coffee origin story

Yemen or Ethiopia? These days every super hero gets to have her or his own origin story, so what about coffee? It’s certainly my hero every single morning… Coffee’s origin myths go between two neighboring countries: Ethiopia and Yemen. And here’s where the plot thickens…

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Coffee Q&A
Ella Harrari

How to brew Yemen coffee?

It’s called Arabi coffee or Qishr. Yemeni people have been brewing their spiced coffee for centuries. If you are a bit adventurous with your cup of coffee, you can try this in your own kitchen!

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Coffee Brands & Makers
Ella Harrari

Is Yemen Arabica Mocha coffee the best in the world?

Did you know that Yemen was the first place in the whole world where people started brewing and drinking coffee? Up until the 18th century, Yemen was the only coffee supplier in the world! Exporting coffee beans through the ancient port of Al-Mocha . In Yemen today, traders and farmers aim for their Mocha coffee to be recognized once again for its exclusive quality.

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images of a simple moka-pot-and a-Bialleti
Coffee Brands & Makers
Sonny Bee

Cheap Moka Pot vs Bialetti

Moka pot vs expensive espresso machine? My money is on the cheaper Moka pot. If it’s cheap Moka pot vs Bialetti, the odds narrow quite a bit. I’ve never been much of a name-brand person, but I know I get a better pair of slacks if they are Ralph Lauren rather than Walmart specials. In this contest, I’m putting my money on the Bialetti.

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Coffee Story Telling
Ella Harrari

Coffee heaven in Guatemala

Osnat Rafaeli, Israeli, and Tim Reher, German, met and fell in love by the majestic Lake Atitlan in Guatemala. Falling in love with coffee, followed. They now run their “Shangri-la Atitlan” family roastery, producing artisan coffee while giving back to the community in a way that benefits everybody- all the way from the farm to your cup.

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Coffee Story Telling
Ella Harrari

The Art of Coffee

This is a story about art, coffee and community combined in the Usambara mountains of north east Tanzania. In the town of Lushoto, an artist starts a coffee house that is working closely with the local Arabica coffee family farms. And here it goes…

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Coffee Story Telling
Ella Harrari

Coffee Doctor of the Kilimanjaro

The story of the Coffee Doctor of the Kilimanjaro begins with day dreaming and an old legend awakened- The legend of coffee…
In his farm on the slopes of the Kilimanjaro Dr. Coffee brings the legend to life with what’s considered one of the best Arabica coffee grown today- Kilimanjaro Coffee.

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