National Mocha Day is a holiday that real coffee maniacs will surely appreciate. It so happened that on September 29, lovers of an invigorating drink have two reasons for celebration – not only the day dedicated to mocha, but also the day of coffee.
Mocha or mocaccino is a variation on the theme of latte, common in America. It is prepared from espresso, frothed milk, and a little chocolate is also added. Some establishments add cocoa powder with added sugar, they also use chocolate syrup, chocolate. If we are talking about grains collected in natural conditions, this can only be done in the tropics, near the equator. Experts call the territory from the Tropic of Cancer to the Tropic of Capricorn. The refined taste of the drink is given by 120 chemical components contained in the grains. The popularity of the drink is evidenced by the fact that about 200 billion cups of an invigorating drink are drunk daily in the world, 91% of which are for breakfast.
- Mocha is sometimes referred to as espresso-flavoured chocolate.
- There are a huge number of mocaccino recipes – add whipped cream, marshmallows, cinnamon.
- The drink is named after the city in Yemen, where in the past there was the largest coffee market.
- Today, the term “mocha” means any coffee drink with the addition of chocolate.
How to celebrate
Visit your favorite coffee shop and enjoy the taste of freshly brewed coffee. With this drink it is great to think, dream and plan. Prepare your version of mochaccino, invite your friends to fun gatherings. Learn more about beans, coffee trees, try growing coffee at home.
When is National Mocha Day in 2022?
National Mocha Day is observed on September 29 each year.