COFFEE

The instant fix

Having been cultivated in the hills of Ethiopia for thousands of years, the little brown coffee bean burst onto the wider world in 1457, when Kiva Han, predecessor to today’s trendy coffee shops, first opened its doors in Constantinople. Earning a reputation as the preferred drink of sultans and kings, coffee developed a following in the Ottoman Empire and rapidly gained global popularity

PUBLISHED : Monday, 13 June, 2016, 12:04pm
UPDATED : Monday, 13 March, 2017, 5:55pm