|Egypt, and eventually to a majority of the world through the 16th century||Semitic had a root qhh "dark color", which became a natural designation for the beverage|
|Folk-lore of the Holy Land||Unlike , traditional Arabic coffee, with its roots in tradition, is usually unsweetened qahwah saada , but sugar can be added depending on the preference of drinker|
A translation of Al-Jaziri's manuscript traces the spread of coffee from Arabia Felix the present day Yemen northward to and , and then to the larger cities of , , , and.14
|" Oxford University Press Oxford , 1891||, the decrees of the learned were reversed, the disturbances in Egypt quieted, the drinking of coffee declared perfectly orthodox• Customs [ ] The cups are normally only filled partway, and the custom is to drink three cups|
|Some people add a little- to slightly alter its color; however, this is rare||Providing coffee and tea to guests is a large part of the intimate hospitality of the|
It is served in homes, and in good restaurants by specially clad waiters called gahwaji, and it is almost always accompanied with dates.