We have heard millions of times to “kick-start our days with coffee”. Real coffee lovers know that coffee is not just the start but also the middle and end of their days. It will not be an exaggeration if we say that coffee beans unite the world. Millions of people around the globe are head over heels in love with the beverage of coffee.
All the coffee lovers come together and raise a toast (or a coffee mug) on the 1st of October every year to celebrate International Coffee Day. On this day there is a lot you can discover about coffee, its flavours, its origin, and some random interesting stuff.
History of International Coffee Day
There are so many dates associated with the celebration of a coffee day in various countries. International Coffee Day was celebrated in China as early as 1997 by the ICO. The international date was set up in 2014 by the International Coffee Organization as an official announcement. The first International Coffee Day was then celebrated on 1st October 2015. The craze of coffee has been growing even more with the reach of this celebration. Step into a coffee cafe on this day and you will return with a love for coffee. Places associated with coffee celebrate this day by gifting goods to people, offering a free cup of coffee, holding online campaigns, and other creative ways.
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How to Celebrate Your Love for Coffee?
Learn the “coffee vocabulary”
So it is the most fun part because we all have been there when we wanted a cappuccino but ordered an espresso. To avoid such a coffee disaster, dedicate this International Coffee Day to know about the numerous types of coffee. Or if you are very clear about your all-time favourite coffee then we have another task for you. Learn your usual coffee order in different languages. It will be fun!
Go for a Coffee Date
We all know how romantic is that feeling of sitting with your loved one and sipping your favourite coffee is. This is your sign to take a much-needed break and visit a beautiful café that is filled with the heavenly smell of coffee. Don’t worry single people the idea of self-love has got your back. So without waiting for someone just go and grab your dream coffee and shower yourself with love. A delicious dessert will be a chef’s kiss.
Try a new coffee recipe
All of us remember the wave of Dalgona coffee that took over our feeds last year. It is never a bad idea to try something new. You will either love the coffee or laugh at the terrible experience next time along with your friends. So hop on the web and find a recipe that you can try at the comfort of your home. Here are our recommendations of some popular coffee recipes:
- Italian Affogato Recipe
- Foamy Cappuccino Recipe
- Chilled Frappuccinos Recipe
- Spanish Café Con Leche Recipe
- Vietnamese Iced Coffee Recipe
This International Coffee Day be awaken the barista inside you and get brewing the perfect coffee of your taste! Try spending a good time with your dear ones and a good cup of coffee!