Friday, July 20, 2007

Coffee and Goats

They say that a Muslim priest in Yemen,having observed that the goats that ate the berries from a local plant were more festive and lively than other goats,toasted the seeds from this plant,then ground and steeped them in water,thus discovering the coffee that we drink today.
from Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well
by Pellegrino Artusi

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