Coffee - The Worlds Waker Upper

Coffee smells wake up the world every morning and keep people awake at night. As the German Physician Leonhard Rauwolf said in 1583:

A beverage as black as ink, useful against numerous illnesses, particularly those of the stomach. Its consumers take it in the morning, quite frankly, in a porcelain cup that is passed around and from which each one drinks a cupful. It is composed of water and the fruit from a bush called bunnu.

They called the coffee bush bunnu in Ethiopia. It is an evergreen bush first found there. The discovery of the coffee bush, one story goes, is that some shepherds herding goats noticed that they really jumped around after eating the red berries from the coffee bushes. From the goat herders, it spread to every country in the world.

Morning Ritual

The morining mantra is coffee, coffee, coffee. Getting that first cup of coffee in the morning is the first course of business befgore starting your day. You may grab it at home or at your favorite coffee shop. Granted the coffee in Seattle may taste a litte different than that in San Paulo, but the effect is the same. It jumpstarts your day.

Gotta Have My Caffeine Fix

Coffee naturally contains caffeine that wakes them up with the first cup that they drink. Many of these people are much more alert because they had their cup of this wonderful beverage. Some people will swear that their coffee gives them energy to fulfill their responsibilities.

Beans A Roasting

The coffee beans are really berries that contain the bean. Some berries have two beans others only one. Once the berries are rip, they are harvested, the beans extracted and roasted. They are not ready for grinding which can be different depending on the taste you want.

Let's face it. There are hundreds of things you can add to coffee to flavor it. Why people can't seem to enjoy it in its natural black state is something that is hard to understand. Cream and sugar is the old standby, but now there seems to be a new flavor of the month, every month.

Coffee was Discovered Around 850 A.D.

One way to promote a product is to outlaw it. That's what happened in Turkey in 1543 when the Ottoman Empire banned coffee. Once outlawed everyone wanted some. But the Arabs prohibited its export. Naturally, a black market occured in coffee and seedling wee smuggled out of the Arab lands and eventually spread all over the world.

The Dutch later grew the crop in Java and Ceylon. Through the efforts of the British East India Company, coffee became popular in England as well. It was introduced in France in 1657, and in Austria and Poland after the 1683 Battle of Vienna, when coffee was captured from supplies of the defeated Turks.

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