Turkish coffee is known not only for its intense flavor and strength, but also for the artful and meticulous preparation methods it goes through. Just like the preparation of traditional Japanese green tea, the brewing of Turkish coffee involves specific measurements, timing, attention to detail and the use of traditional brewing tools. Read on and learn how to use a Turkish coffee pot called an “Ibrik” to brew Turkish coffee.(more…)
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Turkish coffee is already the pinnacle of coffee-brewing techniques. Therefore, the best Turkish coffee can only be made by improving the existing recipes for Turkish coffee, spending more time on each individual step.
Turkish coffee is a smooth, sometimes sweetened delight. As one of the oldest coffee types in existence, it’s also one of the coffees that requires to most time, effort and special tools to make at home. It has innumerable varieties, depending on the coffee beans chosen, the decision to include sugar and how much sugar to include, any spices sprinkled on top of the foam, and the care taken when preparing it.
Turkish coffee is not as well known outside of its native regions; mainly the countries surrounding the Mediterranean. In modern times, the countries where it’s more commonly served tend to incorporate the respective country’s name into it. So instead of Turkish coffee it can be Moroccan coffee or Serbian coffee. It’s one of the more finely ground coffee types, almost powder-like in its texture, which adds an extra layer of delicacy to the preparation. There are a myriad of different styles and additives that can be enjoyed with the coffee, but there are also a myriad of ways for the brewing process to go wrong. In today’s article we look into the most common mistakes people often make in brewing their Turkish coffee.(more…)