The Coffee Ceremony
In Ethiopia, coffee is not drunk alone. It is a social activity to be shared with others.
Sharing coffee with others means you are ‘at peace’ with them and cultivates community and friendship and has parallels with the ‘slow food movement’.
Coffee is typically made by roasting and brewing on a small charcoal burner. Cups (cinis) are usually laid out in a square on a tray dressed with fresh grass and served with a snack such as fresh popcorn.
Fancy a change to your coffee routine?
Find out how to roast coffee beans and experience the great taste of really fresh coffee – ‘konjo bunna’ – all while raising a few £s for a great cause.
We are holding free training in how to run traditional coffee ceremonies – just as the Ethiopian monks did 1200 years ago when they drank the first coffee…
Please help kickstart our coffee project.
We have until March 3rd to reach our target:
The birthplace of coffee…how to roast… how to get involved:
Come along to an ‘open’ coffee ceremony to see and taste the experience:
- 24th January 6.30-10.00pm at the Ethiopian Christmas Celebration
Shop and/or Pledge
- Please pledge your support by ordering in advance and / or pledging financial support
- Purchase coffee and equipment from our partner 918 Coffee Co
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