Monthly Archives: July 2013

Caffeine Trivia 07.15.13

Quick Tip: Make It Spicy: If you like flavored coffee, you can add liquid extracts like vanilla to your coffee. You can also try grinding spices like cinnamon, cloves, vanilla, nuts, etc. into your whole coffee beans.

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Caffeine Trivia 07.04.13

1727: The Brazilian coffee industry gets its start when Lieutenant Colonel Francisco de Melo Palheta is sent by government to arbitrate a border dispute between the French and the Dutch colonies in Guiana. Not only does he settle the dispute, but also strikes up a secret liaison with the wife of French Guiana’s governor. Although France guarded its New World coffee plantations to prevent cultivation from spreading, the lady said good-bye to Palheta with a bouquet in which she hid cuttings and fertile seeds of coffee.

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