[Sca-cooks] Questions on coffee
otsisto at socket.net
Wed Jan 27 13:07:37 PST 2010
It would have to be Karl XI as according to this site
Coffee beans were introduced to Sweden in 1685.
If the King Charles Gustav you mention is Charles X Gustav (Karl X
Gustav) (8 November 1622 – 13 February 1660)
he'd be 17th century and not 16th?
On Jan 27, 2010, at 2:20 PM, H Westerlund-Davis wrote:
> A book called Swedish Ways. by (last name) Linne (accent on the last
> e) on page 125.
> The History of Coffee.... (big book...don't have author's name)
> King Charles Gustav personal physician prescribed it as a
> In Scandinavia coffee is like the national beverage..... it is
> served with just about everything.... Even in Finmark and Lapaland
> recipes there will be at least one receipe with coffee in it.
> And the source for this 16th century use in Sweden is ???
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