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The Art and Science of Making Coffee


Ethiopia is the birthplace of Coffee. The Ethiopian coffee ceremony is an important part of Ethiopian culture. The lengthy Ethiopian coffee ceremony involves processing the raw, unwashed coffee beans into finished cups of coffee. The coffee ceremony is considered to be the most important social occasion in many Ethiopia, and it is a sign of respect and friendship to be invited to a coffee ceremony. In most cases the youngest child may serve the oldest guest the first cup of coffee. Afterward, the performer serves everyone else.  More

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