[Sca-cooks] Questions on coffee

Johnna Holloway 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?
> Stefan

> 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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