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Top 10 Surprising Facts of Turkish Coffee

-Turkish Culture August 19, 2016
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turkish coffee

turkish coffee

Turkish coffee is one of the most special coffee in the world. This is also very important for Turkish culture. Turkish coffee is name of the method, “Tuskish coffe recipe” and its special taste for Turks. The coffee has its own amazing, taste, small, recipe, cooking, treat that they shows its own special identity. Turkish coffee is only coffee service with its coffee grounds in the world and it is other feature which makes it special around of the world.

Accordind to researcher, the orign of coffe dates back 14th century and it has spreaded from South Africa to world. There is a word in Africa it is like coffee. The word is known as “kaffa.” The researchers says; the coffee word comes from the “kaffa.” First time of the coffee, Arabs have boiled the coffe berry and they made the this drink. After than, When Turks have reached to Arabian peninsula, this coffee met the speacial cooking method of Ottoman Empire. So, This is why we call it “Turkish coffee.” The Turks transported the coffee to European side of the world and European people loved it. Turkish coffee is one of the most sell coffe kind of world.

turkish coffee recipe

turkish coffee recipe

Turkish Coffee Recipe 

Do  you want to make Turkish coffee? You will need to know speacial tecniques for this. So, How to make a good coffe at home?

turkish coffe materials

turkish coffe materials

Materials

-clean water.

– high quality coffee bean (better if it comes from Brezil or Africa)

– coal fire (you must coooking it slowly)

-coffe pot and cup

– Sugar (If you want ot use)

Preparation of Coffee

First of all, you have to braised the coffee beans on a coal fire slowly. After this take the coffee beans from coal fire and grind them all as thin as you can. After these operations, put the coffee beans in a coffe pot and add to some clean water. (If you want, also you can add some sugar.) Two tea spoon of coffee is enough to make a good Turkish coffee for one coffee pot. And than you should cooking it slowly. After 15 minutes you can serve it.

There is a tradition about this coffee in Turkey. If think serve to your guest it, you must serve it with a glass of water. If the guest first drink to the water, He/she doesn’t want to coffe, but he/she didn’t drink the water this means  he/she want to drink Turkish coffee with you. You can also add the Turkish delight on your service. Turkish cofee and Turkish delight were be good friends during the Ottoman period.

Note: Before you serve the coffee you have to wait for a short time for its coffee grounds have to collapse to deep of the Turkish coffe cup.

Where you can find Materials for Coffee?

You can find all materials in Spice Bazaar Istanbul Turkey or Amazon.com. Also you can find a Turkish Cofee machine on Amazon, but I think the traditional method is always better new ways.

turkish coffee facts

turkish coffee facts

Top 10 Surprising Facts of Turkish Coffee 

1 . First coffe shop of Istanbul were opened in Eminönü district Of the city. A lot of “Kahvehane” were opened for drink the Turkish coffee. –it means old version of cafe, you can read book, play chess, drink and chat your friends in them-

 

2 . The governor of Yemen Özdemir Pasha brought the cofee to Istanbul firstly. (1517) Than Turks discovered the Turkish coffee method for cooking coffee.

 

3 . The coffee was consumption in the kitchen of Ottoman Palace and Turkish coffee was serviced to the important guest of the government.

 

4 . Messenger of Ottoman Empire brought the Turkish coffee to Europe and than the coffe became popular for whole world.

 

5 .There is special time for drink to Turkish coffee like English five tea. You should drink the coffee between your breakfast and lunch.

 

6 .Do you know coffee fortune? Turkisk coffee is only coffe make for oracle.. It is some kind of funny tradation from Turkey. When you finish your coffee, you friend looks the coffee that they were collapsed to deep of your coffee cup and say to you something about your future.

 

7. In Turkey, If you have to meet your girlfriend’s parents, you must drink Turkish coffee and your girlfriend adding a little bite salt your coffee without your knowledge. If you don’t like the coffee you can’t marry with her! Just joke…

 

8 . For a day,  two cups of coffee gives cure for colon cancer and bowel cancer.

 

9 . Turkish coffee has a amount of caffeine and the caffeine gives energy to you for a long day.

 

10 . According to researchers, If you drink to Turkish coffee regularly, potantional of your brain is more than the ordinary people.

Tukish Coffee Sets and Cups

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turkish coffee cups2

turkish coffee cups

turkish coffee set

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