[Sca-cooks] Questions on coffee

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Sat Jan 30 18:23:46 PST 2010

Ok, insert 1001 Nights in the title field.
Insert coffee in the search in Google Books.

And out pops the 2006 1001 Nights which offers this snippet:

Then Abu Sir left him, and going back to the captain, supped and  
enjoyed himself
and drank coffee with him, after which he returned to Abu Kir and found

and a 2009 version which offers this snippet:
coffee, and after drinking he arose and a party of black slaves came  
and clad him in the ...


On Jan 30, 2010, at 9:09 PM, Daniel & Elizabeth Phelps wrote:

> Odd question does anyone know if coffee mentioned in "The 1001  
> Nights"?  I understand that they date from period.  I've a couple of  
> the translations, Burton's is the most extensive, but have not waded  
> through them.
> Daniel

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