Grinding roasted coffee beans is hard work when doing it by hand. So let’s call it a manly job! I like to share some information here on the art of coffee grinding for a great cup of coffee….vintage style.
History on the Coffee grinder
The first coffee grinders were probably generic grinders for all kinds of herbs, dating back to the 15th century and perhaps earlier…being downsides mills an all. The “first real coffee grinders” date back to 1600-something in England/Holland which was a direct link with the world wide overseas trading they did. Spreading from these countries to the rest of the world. These by now higly antique grinders are not much use in the every day proces of slow-coffee brewing.