Traces the mysterious and conflict-ridden journey of the coffee bean from its Ethiopian birthplace, through Arabia and the Middle East, and on to Europe and the New World. The crucial role of the beverage in shaping the spiritual and social life of medieval Arabia and Turkey is explored and how it became irrevocably entrenched in the Western cultures.
In an 8-ounce cup, combine all the toppings, syrups and espresso. Fill the cup with steamed milk and top with a small dollop of foamed milk. Top with whipped cream and peanuts if desired. Serve immediately.