“Coffee – the favorite drink of the civilized world.” – Thomas Jefferson
Coffee has become an obsession with many people, a community get-together for many others.
There is a legend that it was discovered by a goat herder in Ethiopia (National Coffee Association USA/History of Coffee) who saw increased energy from his goats after chewing the berries from a tree. The bean moved east through the Arabian peninsula and eventually to the established European kingdoms and the New World.
Brazil is the world’s biggest coffee producer and, according to a quiz question I got wrong in today’s The West Australian, second is Vietnam.
Following is a personal voyage through my oft-weekly cafe stops in Perth, Australia. This will be added to as days follow.
I have no skilful discernment of what is excellent coffee just as I do not have the necessary skills to be a wine connoisseur. However, I know what I like and I follow several rules which remain unspoken aloud for fear of offence in our precious world. Safe to say I can tell a bad one. I most often order Almond Cappuccino, usually favouring Milk Lab