[Sca-cooks] Questions on coffee

otsisto 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.

-----Original Message-----
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
> "remedy...."
> 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 ???
> Johnnae

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