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Caribbean Rum, Sugar And African Slavery

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Sun, 2017-11-05 16:43
Plantation Caribbean rum

Where is rum and sugar from? What are there connections to Africa? This article is about rum, sugar and human property; a tapestry of trade woven into the histories of the Caribbean, Britain, America and Africa. In addition to finding out where rum comes from the reader will find out about how European wealth on a massive scale was generated from the work of enslaved Africans in the Caribbean for generations which has created an imbalance in power right up to today based on the business of international trade.

Ethiopia The Home Of The Drink Coffee

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Mon, 2020-01-20 12:39

A great ten days in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, East Africa to start the new decade 2020. This is the country where coffee comes from. Specifically the wonders of the wild Ethiopian mountains. The very popular drink drunk everyday on mas is made by beans and the coffee plant is grown and originated from this part of the world. It is the area where you will find the most diverse coffee plant varieties. The word ‘coffee’ derives from ‘Kafa’, a region in south west Ethiopia.

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