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Posted on: December 16, 2015

The story goes that an Arab named Khalid was tending his goats in the Kaffa region of southern Ethiopia, when he noticed his animals became livelier after eating a certain berry. He boiled the berries to make the first coffee. Certainly the first record of the drink is of beans exported from Ethiopia to Yemen where Sufis drank it to stay awake all night to pray on special occasions. By the late 15th century it had arrived in Mecca and Turkey from where it made its way to Venice in 1645. It was brought to England in 1650 by a Turk named Pasqua Rosee who opened the first coffee house in Lombard Street in the City of London.

The Arabic qahwa became the Turkish kahve then the Italian caffé and then English coffee


11 Responses to "Coffee"

Excellent! Fascinating history.

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Thank you brother. Peace and light

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Peace and blessings.

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I really am happy to hear the story behind coffee, Tanveer. 🙂 I sure do like my morning java! ♡

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❤ always my dear, you are such a genuine person


🙂 it was nice to know the story behind Original Coffee aka kahwa.

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thank you, please do visit my blogs again. thank you so much

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Real nice to know.

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thank you, we learn every moment:)

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Yes that is true, and very nice to experience.

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