Centuries before the ubiquitous Starbucks logo, we had these coffee-house keepers’ tokens of the 17th century, from a history of how coffee changed the world.
On one measure of the coffee ground into meal pour three measures of boiling water.
boil on hot ashes lined with coal till the meat disappears from the top, when it will be precipitated.
pour in three times through a flannel strainer.
it will yield 2 1/3 measures of clear coffee.
an ounce of coffee meal makes 1 ½ cup of clear coffee in this way.
the flannel must be rinsed out in hot or cold water for every making.
The Compendious Coffee Chart from Pop Chart Lab, who previously gave us the alphabet of typography, the history of Apple, New York City’s bike lanes, the composition of classic cocktails, and the flowchart of Gotham’s villains.
So you know, how to correctly add milk to your coffee.