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How is Turkish coffee made?

Turkish coffee is a traditional beverage widely used in Turkey as well as in other parts of Europe and Asia. It has many features that make it different from other coffees, such as grinding the bean, the coffee pot in which it is brewed , and the foam formed during preparation. You can decorate this drink with sugar and spices. The most important thing is that each cup suits the taste of the person drinking it.


for a cup

  • 50 ml su

  • 2 teaspoons (3.5 g) finely ground coffee

  • 1 to 4 teaspoons (5 to 20 g) of sugar, according to your taste

1. Measure materials 1. Measure the coffee. Turkish coffee is a very strong small drink. Each cup should be prepared with about two teaspoons of grounds. Arabica bean is the most commonly used bean for Turkish Coffee. You must try Top Roasters Turkish coffee . 2. Grind the beans. Since Turkish coffee is not filtered, it is important that the grind is extremely fine. If you have a Turkish coffee grinder, use it. Otherwise, use an electric grinder set to the best grind. You can also grind the beans from the roaster. It is possible that your appliance has a setting for Turkish coffee. Correctly ground Turkish coffee is similar to fine powdered cocoa. · Since the grind must be very fine, many people buy ready-to-use ground Turkish coffee. 3. Prepare the water. It is served in a special cup called Turkish coffee. The easiest way to measure water is to pour water into the glass . To make one cup of coffee, you need enough water to fill one and a half cups . · Always use fresh, cold water for the best coffee flavor. 4. Measure the sugar. It is an optional ingredient in this beverage and each person has their own preferences regarding dosage. In general, there are four different sugar levels for Turkish coffee: · Plain (unsweetened) · Little sugar (a teaspoon of sugar, a little sweet) · Middle (two teaspoons of sugar, sweets) · Sugar (three to four teaspoons of sugar, not too sweet) making coffee

1. Mix the ingredients. This drink is prepared in a special container called a cezve (or ibrik ). It is a kind of small copper or brass pot with a long handle. Put the ground coffee, water and desired amount of sugar in this bowl and mix well. If you want the drink to be more spicy, you can also add an eighth teaspoon (a pinch) of ground cardamom or a single pod of cardamom. 2. Heat the mixture. Turn on a gas or electric stove on low heat. Place the coffee pot on the stove. After a minute stop stirring the mixture and let the coffee brew. Leave the stove on low heat while brewing. The water should not be boiled, as this will change the flavor of the coffee and spoil the foam you are trying to achieve. 3. Wait for foam to form. This is one of the most important elements of Turkish coffee. When the coffee is heated and brewed, a dark foam will form on its surface at the edges. It should take 3-4 minutes. Watch the drink carefully during this time for foam to form, but do not stir. · If you think the coffee is about to boil, remove it from the heat for a few seconds to cool slightly. 4. Take the foam. Pour into a glass, the surface of the mixture the consistency after receiving (after 3 or 4 minutes) pot from the stove and a foam cup empty. Then put the coffee pot back on the fire. · You may need to use a spoon to remove the foam on the surface of the coffee without pouring the liquid into the glass. 5. Let the coffee heat up. Put it back on the stove and continue heating for 15 to 20 seconds. Let it come to a boil and lather it again on its surface. · In some traditional cooking, this step is repeated three or four times. In some regions, it says that it should be done once or not done at all. You can try different methods to find the flavor you prefer. 6. Fill the glass. After about twenty seconds, turn off the stove. Pour all the cooked coffee into the cup. Serve the coffee immediately while it is still hot and freshly brewed. Serve and drink coffee 1. Clean the glass. After filling, wipe the edge and exterior with a damp cloth to remove coffee droplets. 2. Serve in order of age. Start with the oldest person. In Turkey and in many parts of the world, it is considered disrespectful to serve young people before their elders. When making coffee for a group, always serve the oldest guests first, then work your way up in age order from ending with the youngest. 3. Let the coffee rest. As the coffee cools, the cup , fine-sized grounds sink to the bottom of the container. You will be able to taste the beverage without any grounds in your mouth. Let the coffee sit for at least 30 seconds before taking the first sip. 4. Turkish delight accompany the coffee. We usually accompany Turkish coffee with small desserts, Turkish delights go great with their taste. You can also serve this drink with treats such as biscuits, chocolate, candy. 5. Bring a glass of water. Small sips are ideal for clearing your palate and Turkish coffee is usually accompanied by a glass of water. That way, you can sip your water between sips to enjoy the drink to its fullest. 6. Take small sips. Turkish coffee is small and strong and it is best to drink it in small sips. This will make the drink last longer and the air you breathe as you sip will aerate it and bring out all its flavors. 7. Leave coffee in the cup. Don't take the last sip, because it's mostly grounds settled at the bottom of the cup. When you're near the end of the drink, if you don't want too much grounds in your mouth, put the cup on the plate before you drink the rest!


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