Yesterday was National Coffee Day in the United States, but we’re hardly the originators of good coffee. So we’re bringing you a recipe for the perfect ancient Turkish coffee, a drink that is not only delicious and full of energy, but according to recent studies, is also a healthy addition to your day. Greek researchers have discovered that “consumption of a boiled type of coffee is associated with improved endothelial function,” or cardiovascular health. Continue reading
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Bon Appetit Wednesday! Celebrate National Coffee Day
AntiquityNOW Month: Factoid Friday! The Coffee Bean’s Jittery History
In 15th century Turkey a woman could legally divorce her husband if he didn’t keep her well supplied with coffee. Learn more about the nefarious and splendiferous legacy of this enduring brew here.
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