The Unbearable Sweetness of Coffee

Strictly speaking, coffee is a bitter beverage. Hence the frequency with which sweetening agents are added to the popular drink. As an object of intensive desire, however, it can rightly be said: Ah! how sweet coffee tastes! Lovelier than a thousand kisses, smoother than muscatel wine. As it is aptly put in J. S. Bach’sContinue reading “The Unbearable Sweetness of Coffee”