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History of Hot Chocolate – World Chocolate Day 2019

It’s World Chocolate Day 2019, and what better way to celebrate it than by talking about hot chocolate. It’s a delicious treat that can be found in coffee shops, cafes and all manner of businesses that serve food.

Chocolate, and chocolate drinks have a long and interesting history, that has now developed into the diverse range of chocolate products we enjoy today.

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What is Coffee Jelly?

Whilst looking around for some coffee inspiration online, I discovered some of the history of Coffee Jelly. And I discovered that it appears to be an English invention; first appearing in the recipe book “The New Family Receipt-book” in 1817.

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UK Coffee Week 2019

It’s that time again for 2019, Coffee Week!

Coffee Week is a nationwide UK celebration of all things Coffee and Coffee Shops. It’s part of an initiative to raise charitable funds through the sales of the delicious coffee served each and every day at coffee shops around the country.

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Coffee around the World: Aisu Kohi

Cold brew and iced coffee drinks are more popular than ever, with both independent and chain coffee shops offering various delicious options for their patrons.

Japanese style flash-chilled coffee, also known as Aisu Kohi or “アイスコーヒー ” (which literally means iced coffee) is a slightly different way of creating an iced coffee drink.

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Expresso, Espresso or Epresso Coffee?

An Espresso

There are a lot of words that people struggle to spell correctly. Sherbert instead of Sherbet, Barbeque instead of Barbecue and Desert instead of Dessert. It’s easy to do, but this one is a mis-spelling that we can really relate to!

Possibly one of the most delicious creations on earth, Espresso is the Italian method of forcing a small amount of nearly boiling water through finely ground coffee beans, at high pressure.

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