Coffee With The Queen

The scandal-ridden history of coffee!

March 25, 2021

This episode briefly covers the illustrious, scandal-ridden, history of coffee. From the origin story to coffee’s alliance with both the pope and the devil - to killings, revolution, and love, the history of coffee is rich, complex, and sometimes just funny. After our unconventional history lesson, we share our  featured recipe - an Almond Joy inspired coffee drink

 

For links to everything covered in this episode:

Devil’s spawn or elixir of the gods? The brief, troubled, seditious history of coffee

The Boston Tea Party, representation, and how coffee become a symbol of American patriotism

Into the light: how coffee led to The Age of Enlightenment

Almond Joy inspired coffee

 

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