Caffeine Trivia 10.31.12 ~ When you travel you may notice differences in the taste of your coffee simply from the altitude at which you are located. Taste buds are less sensitive at higher altitudes than at sea level.
Caffeine Trivia 10.12.12 ~ The three biggest coffee drinkers in the world are the Americans, the French and the Germans. They consume some 65% of the total world’s consumption of coffee. Personal note: Go USA!!!
Caffeine Trivia 10.22.12 ~ About 42 coffee beans are needed to make one shot of espresso, and about 4,000 coffee beans are found in one pound of roasted coffee. A 132-pound sack of coffee contains about 600,000 coffee beans.
Caffeine Trivia 10.30.12 ~ The modern day espresso street vending cart evolved from a Boeing Company shuttle cart, purchased from surplus. It was first utilized to serve people espresso at an arts and crafts fair in Edmonds, Washington. Personal note: I love this tidbit of trivia because my dad worked for Boeing…6 degrees of separation!
Caffeine Trivia 10.15.12 ~ Todays little trivia tidbit: Espresso macchiato is a cup of espresso “marked” with a spoonful of the foam from steamed milk, whereas latte macchiato is a cup of steamed milk “marked” with a small dash of espresso.