[Sca-cooks] Questions on coffee
johnnae at mac.com
Wed Jan 27 16:22:35 PST 2010
Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariya al Razi shows up in several coffee
On Jan 27, 2010, at 5:41 PM, Stefan li Rous wrote:
> More from the Lochac list on coffee. I don't think the second
> paragraph conflicts with anything I've heard before, but I'm leaving
> it in case it is new or of interest to those here. The first
> paragraph though does seem to conflict. Anyone heard of this before?
> Coffee as a drink is first mentioned by Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn
> Zakariya al Razi (850 922 CE) in his treatise on medicine where he
> called it Bunchum. A contemporary of Raki also mentions coffee in
> his writings.
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