From the land of flowing milk and honey....King David and the Prophets.
A Land of Wheat and Barley, Vines and Fig trees and Pomegranates, a land of Olive Oil and Date Honey. (Deutrnomy 8:8)
As seen in the latest Charles Heston's movie (he is still acting) and his side kick Christian Bale.
The one and only alternative to the real thing ............. Date Seed Coffee!
I know it sounds ... exciting!
So what is it?
It is actually a beverage drank for thousands of years across the whole Middle East and the Sahara Desert.
Before coffee there was Date Seed Coffee - If you like Coffee is the alternative to this 'coffee'. Do I make sense?
Made mainly from roasted .... Date seeds / Date stone coffee is a delicious hot or cold (it needs to cool down to be drunk cold or you might as well wait for the Messiah - so to speak :-)
Date seed contain carbohydrate, protein, and fat. Dates seeds also contain many minerals, such as sodium (Na), potassium (K), magnesium (Mg), calcium (Ca), ferum or iron (Fe), manganese (Mn), zinc (Zn), cuprum (Cu), nickel (Ni), cobalt (Co) and cadmium (Cd). Ions are most plentiful mineral in the date pits, namely potassium (K), magnesium (Mg), and sodium (Na). In addition to the nutrient content, date stone is believed to heal heartburn, improve the immune system from free radical attack and contain vitamins and fibres which are needed for the digestive system.