You will be surprised to know that your favourite coffee is made in the most strange ways across the world. Don't believe us? In different parts of our extremely diverse globe, people add salt, cheese and even elephant poop to their coffee. Read on as we take you through the details of these weird coffee combinations.
1. Coffee with citrus
Citrus in coffee helps to cure migraine as it lessens the warmth of the coffee. You can find this drink in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Italy. In the latter, it is known as Espresso Romano.
2. Coffee with eggs
In this coffee, they use an entire egg. Eggshells included. If you add eggshells to boiling hot coffee, you'll get a non-bittler, non-acidic, thick cup of coffee. Egg coffee is a delicacy in Vietnam.
3. Coffee with salt
In Scandinavia, Hungary, Turkey, Siberia and a few other colder regions, they add a pinch of salt to black coffee and claim that it reduces the bitterness of the drink.
4. Coffee with butter
For ages, Singaporeans have been adding butter to their coffee. According to them, it adds to the aroma and makes coffee even richer. The name of the drink is Kopi Gu You.
5. Coffee with peppercorns
For Moroccans, a cup of coffee is incomplete without a pinch of peppercorn. In fact, it is normal to have spices such as cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves in their coffee.
6. Civet Coffee
The coffee beans used in this coffee are made up with a civet cat's excreta. Eww, right? But it's a popular beverage in Indonesia.
7. Thailand's elephant poop coffee
Believe it or not, this coffee drink is really popular in Thailand. Undigested coffee beans are taken from elephant dung and turned into an exotic c
8. Coffee with cheese
In Sweden, cheese is added to a steaming cup of coffee and later eaten when it becomes soft. This coffee beverage is common among Hispanics too.
9. Charcoal coffee
In Indonesia, hot charcoal is poured into the concoction of coffee, hot water and sugar. Why? To balance out the coffee's acidity. Another name for this sort of coffee is Kopi Joss.
Carjillo is a Spanish beverage. It includes brandy, whiskey, rum, and anisette mixed with coffee. Sounds like an addiction overdoes, don't you think?