November 1st, 2019

Hunter on the snow

Mark Twain: Recipe for German Coffee

"Take a barrel of water and bring it to a boil; rub a chicory berry against a coffee berry, then convey the former into the water. Continue the boiling and evaporation until the intensity of the flavor and aroma of the coffee and chicory has been diminished to a proper degree; then set aside to cool..."

Русские переводы добрее к немецкому кофе: "Возьмите бочку с водой и доведите ее до кипения, помелите зерна цикория и добавьте к зернам кофе, положив получившуюся смесь в воду..."

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