November 10, 2015

2 Beautiful Videos of Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony


An Ethiopian Yirgacheffe is the go-to coffee for many coffee aficionados. But how is coffee prepared in Ethiopia? What actually is the infamous coffee ceremony, ‘jebena buna’, about?

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Take-home message: Arbol, the first cup, is known to be the strongest and best. The second cup, Tona, made with the same reused coffee grains, is less strong and the third, Bereka, is known as the “coffee for the road”.

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Take-home message: The preparation ritual is equally, if not more, important than the coffee-drinking ritual itself.

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