Caffeine Content of Foods and Drugs Chart -- July 31, 1997 Caffeine is the only drug that is present naturally or added to widely consumed foods (quinine is the other drug used in foods). It is mildly addictive, one possible reason that makers of soft drinks add it to their products.
Coffee Brewing Brewing coffee is as much of an art as it is a science. The history of coffee brewing equipment is rich, and methods of brewing are culturally dependent. Of the thousands of coffee machines and coffee brewing devices invented since the advent of coffee consumption, only a few have gained worldwide popularity.
History of Coffee COFFEE HISTORY Prior to 1000 AD: Members of the Galla tribe inEthiopia notice that they get an energy boost when they eat a certain berry,ground up and mixed with animal fat. 1000 AD: Arab traders bring coffee back to theirhomeland and cultivate the plant for the first time on plantations.
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Coffee is so intertwined with religion, politics and world history in general that a solid foundation of world economics could be garnered by a reflection of the memoirs of coffee. Coffee mythology credits the discovery of the coffee plant to Kaldi, a goatherder laboring in the Kaffa region of present-day Ethiopia around 850 A.D. He observed an elevated level of energy in his goats after they nibbled on the berries of a particular plant. Enamored, he indulged and found himself too with an extra bounce in his step. Kaldi excitedly shared the story of his fortunate find to a passing monk who, in an effort to sustain attention throughout lengthy sermons, collected and distributed the beans to his disciples, ordering them to chew the beans before he preached. Liquid Planet Online | Coffee 101 | French Press Coffee Mugs | Drinkware | Unique Gifts
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Coffeehouse From a cultural standpoint, coffeehouses largely serve as centers of social interaction: the coffeehouse provides social members with a place to congregate, talk, write, read, entertain one another, or pass the time, whether individually or in small groups of two or three people. A coffeehouse serves as an informal club for its regular members.
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