Coffee in Italy

The birth of Italian coffee culture Surprisingly, coffee did not immediately become popular in Italy. It was first brought to Venice from Istanbul in the 16th century and received an extremely negative response from the church. It was considered a devilish invention for several reasons. The priests were confused by the origin of the drink from Muslim countries, as well as the powerful stimulating effect that it has on the human body. All of this was seen as evidence of Satan’s tricks. Only after Pope Clement VIII tried and approved the magic drink, coffee in Italy began to gain incredible popularity. In 1640, the first coffee shop was opened in Venice (now it is called Florian), and by 1768 there were already 218. For comparison, in England the first such establishment appeared in 1652, and in Vienna only in 1683 …


Creative Coffee Drinks To Try At Home

Trying or even creating new recipes in your kitchen can be so much fun. One thing to try is Monin Coffee Syrup because recipes aren’t just for food creations. Coffee creations are loved by many. According to, “coffee is the most popular beverage in the world, with more than 400 billion cups consumed each year.”


Cafetiere Coffee Brew Guide

Horsham Coffee Roaster is a Sussex-based speciality coffee provider that prides itself on its small-scale origins, and the gradual process of enthusiastic learning that characterises what it means to be an independent roaster. As it continues to grow and make their mark on the UK coffee scene, the staunch dedication to quality that is cemented in Horsham’s ethos is apparent in every cup.


Science Nerds Say You Actually Don’t Really Like Coffee

Do you like coffee or do you just want it? Put another way, do you drink coffee for the pleasure of it or is it something more functional, something associated with the addictive qualities of caffeine? A new study finds that “heavy coffee drinkers” want coffee more than they actually like drinking it.


Kopi Luwak: All You Want to Know About the World’s Most Luxurious Coffee

Coffee is one of the world’s most popular drinks. Billions of people all over the globe start their day with a cup of freshly brewed coffee, and coffee shops and cafes can be found in every corner of the globe.


Starbucks To Pause Advertising Across Social Media To Help Stop Hate Speech

Starbucks Corp will pause advertising on all social media platforms as it explores the best ways to help stop the spread of hate speech, the company said in a statement on Sunday.

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Study Reveals Which Substances Make Coffee Bitter

A recent study conducted by the Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) into bitter substances in coffee has provided new insights into the molecular interactions between bitter substances and bitter receptors. Compounds contained in coffee such as caffeine contribute to the bitterness in varying degrees. The findings were published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.


Starbucks’ Coronavirus Plan Demonstrates The Future Of Fast Food

For Starbucks, the pandemic’s emergency workarounds are also a proving ground for a retail concept that could change the way people visit quick-serve restaurants.


Sneakers Made From Recycled Coffee

Changing the shoe game with upcycled materials. Used coffee grounds combine with recycled plastic for a footwear material that is both durable and sustainable.


Will Coffee Replace Tea As Britain’s Hot Beverage Of Choice?

On Wednesday, I had a small hit of life going back to normal. My favourite local independent coffee shop reopened – serving coffees and home-baked cookies out of a makeshift window hatch.