Thursday, June 19, 2014

Fact of the Day: Origin of Coffee

The plant that makes coffee beans was first cultivated in southern Arabia. However coffee was not made until about the 15th century in Yemen. 

26 comments:

Theresa Mahoney said...

And the world hasn't been the same since.

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

I can' t live without coffee!

Bob Bushell said...

Lovely knowedge.

Anna-Alina said...

I like coffee so much!

Emmylou said...

And the world is much better because of it:)

Margaret D said...
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Margaret D said...

That is interesting. I am not a great coffee lover..

Optimistic Existentialist said...

There needs to be a worldwide national holiday in honor of whomever brewed that very first cup...

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

One of the best things to come our way! I love coffee.

DEZMOND said...

and it was banned in some Muslim countries, Turkey for example, for some centuries....

Dana said...

Love coffee! :)

jaybird said...

Don't know how I'd wake up in the morning without it!! The coffee bean was one of the best discoveries ever.

Ruth said...

Been around a long time. I love the smell of coffee being brewed in percolators. I never did like to drink it though

Debra She Who Seeks said...

I'm drinking some right now!

Pilar Domínguez said...

I hardly ever drink coffee. I prefer cocoa. Kisses:)

Pat Hatt said...

Still don't like the stuff

Holy Ghost Writer said...

I'm thankful it was found out

Lucy said...

I love coffee! Lucy www.tpinkcarpet.com

Kati said...

Good thing they found a way to enjoy it as a hot brew!

-Kati

Stephanie Faris said...

Did not know that! Now I need some coffee. I'm more into the cold frappucino variety that doesn't really taste like coffee, though. Closer to chocolate milk!

Mary Kirkland said...

I probably drink too much coffee.

Christine said...

interesting fact!

stephen Hayes said...

I don't know which is the greater Arab contribution to culture, the zero or coffee.

bj said...

Believe me...this is one thing I am sure glad was invented. I do love my coffee...:)

sepatuholig-Grace Njio said...

I can't function without coffee :)
http://sepatuholig.blogspot.com/

Linda said...

Fascinating fact, Adam.