from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A favorite drink of the Arabians, especially in Yemen, made of an infusion of the husks or pods of the coffee-berry.
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Galla still mix their pulverized coffee beans with fats as a food ration, and others of the native tribes favor the _kisher_, or beverage made from the toasted coffee hulls.
The cleaned beans are known as _bun safi_; the husks become _kisher_.
They drink _kisher_, a beverage brewed from the husks of the berry and not from the bean.
_Cafée sultan_, or _kisher_, the original decoction, made from dried and toasted coffee hulls, is still being drunk in parts of Arabia and
Which is where you get the kisher rules banning cheeseburgers.
à la sultane_, or _kisher_, continues in favor in Arabia.
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