Time for Coffee
According to legend, coffee was discovered in the Kingdom of Kaffa by a goat-herder who noticed that his goats were dancing after eating the tasty red berries of the coffee bush.
According to Wikipedia, “It was in Yemen that coffee beans were first roasted and brewed as they are today. From Mocha, coffee spread to Egypt and North Africa, and by the 14th century, it had reached the rest of the Middle East, Persia and Turkey. From the Muslim world, coffee drinking spread to Italy, then to the rest of Europe, and coffee plants were transported by the Dutch to the East Indies and to the Americas.” Today, coffee is considered the worlds most popular beverage. More than 400 billion cups are consumed each year. It is a world commodity that is second only to oil. And very important in the morning!