Mocha, that sweet chocolaty coffee we enjoy in winter months, has a history far richer than the drink itself.
Port of Mokha
According to the World Coffee Research, the first archaeological evidence of beverage coffee consumption was found in the Yemeni city of Zabid.
‘Wild, rustic and winey’
Some believe that the drying process gives the coffee sweet and intense fruity notes. The flavor is often described as complex, very earthy and deep with a distinct taste.
From Mokha to Mocha
The second reference appears in 1920 when the Washington Post published a recipe for a “Chilled Mocha” which had milk, coffee, cocoa, sugar and vanilla.SHOW MORE