I <3 coffee. Ask students what they love, have them compose a picture to show it, homework assignment is to take the pic and upload to website... use cell phones, ipods, whatever to take the pics. Can edit with GIMP as inclass part of assignment
Warming Cracker/Cold Water Cracker, G.H. Bent Co.: While the name is deceiving, these soft crackers made with cold water are heated to go nicely with tea or coffee and have been around since the 19th century.
Hearts were one of the first latte art designs to become popular, and they remain one of the most commonly-seen designs today. By preparing both the espresso and the milk foam just right, baristas can masterfully move the milk pitcher while pouring the milk into the coffee, thus creating these remarkable, if completely temporary, designs.