Italian Coffee and a Life Well-Lived – Our Interview with De’Longhi

Know Your Grinder has been trying out different types of coffee for years now, and one place that is well-known for making coffee to die for is Italy. When you visit Italy, one thing you’ll notice is that they take their coffee-making very seriously.  Italians are also known for knowing how to live long and … [Read more…]

Flaming Blue Spanish Coffee Made in Bucerias Mexico

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A Short History Lesson on Spanish Coffee Coffee was discovered in Ethiopia in the north eastern part of Africa about a thousand years back.  By the early 1600’s, coffee make its appearance in Europe.  Coffee houses were places where friends would gather and chat about life over a hot cup of coffee.   Coffee became … [Read more…]

The Strangest, Weirdest, and Downright Oddest Coffee That People Actually Drink

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There are (rare) occasions when the same old cup of coffee just doesn’t cut it. You might try changing switching from an Aeropress to a French press to a traditional drip coffee maker in an attempt to change the taste. But, at the end of the cup, it just doesn’t cut it. Lucky for your … [Read more…]

Dutch Coffee History And Culture

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Welcome to Coffee Culture Worldwide, the Dutch edition. In this article, you will see why coffee is a hot commodity in the Netherlands, the history of its cultivation (and some stories laced with bitter truths), the best places for a coffee cup in Amsterdam and a coffee that gives you a bit of a buzz. Here … [Read more…]

Canadian Coffee Culture, Eh!

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Welcome to Coffee Culture Worldwide, the Canadian Edition. In this article, you will learn the short history of coffee in Canada, a startling fact about Canada’s coffee drinking habits, a sweet little drink that every coffee lover should try, and the true influencer of Canada’s coffee culture.  The History The cultivation of coffee became a … [Read more…]