Coffee, Coffee Culture, Ethiopean, Guest Contributor

Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony … “For the Love of a Good Cuppa” by Karen Fayeth

A coffee ceremony is a ritualised form of making and drinking coffee. The coffee ceremony is one of the most recognizable parts of Arab, Eritrean and Ethiopian culture. Coffee is offered when visiting friends, during festivities, or as a daily staple of life. If coffee is politely declined then most likely tea (shai) will be served.  [Wikipedia] FOR THE LOVE OF A GOOD CUPPA… Read More Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony … “For the Love of a Good Cuppa” by Karen Fayeth

Coffee, Coffee Culture, Lebanese, Turkish

Lebanese Coffee, Cardamom Scented; featured writer, Freya Stark

“We found a little side valley for lunch, and made a salad and cooked the coffee.” Letters From Syria, Freya Stark As a child I lived for a while with my Lebanese grandmother, my Sidto. Every Tuesday afternoon some of the ladies who traveled to the U.S. with her would come to visit. They’d bring store… Read More Lebanese Coffee, Cardamom Scented; featured writer, Freya Stark