The word ‘Coffee’ is actually derived from the Dutch word ‘Koffie’, which was first documented in during the year 1582. ‘Koffie’ in turn was derived from the Turkic term ‘Kahve’, which was taken from the Arabic word ‘Qahwah’. It was actually first discovered in the African continent… but I’m getting ahead of myself.
Over a thousand years ago a goat herder from the ancient kingdom of Abyssinia was tending his flock. He wore a soft wooly, but incredibly light, fabric with a long turban made of wool to keep the desert sun from frying his bald head.