TURKISH COFFEE

Turkish Coffee Website – All you ever wanted to learn about it

Turkish style ground coffeeTurkish coffee is a unique part of the human history. It became the reason that coffee is one of the most consumable beverages of our planet today.

Here you will find all the useful information about it and much more.

Welcome to the largest and most detailed website of Turkish coffee.

“Have you ever tasted Turkish style coffee?”

  • If your answer is “NO” then you are missing the chance to experience the oldest known coffee making tradition.

It influenced coffee culture worldwide.

  • If you are new to this type of coffee then you will enjoy a knowledge trip.

An experience you will never forget.

  • If you are a coffee expert (connoisseur) then you will find a lot of tips to improve your abilities.

These valuable explanations will open new horizons in your coffee making technique.

Since 2013 Turkish coffee is in UNESCO’s “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity” list.

This list contains the important cultural heritages worldwide. UNESCO protects and promotes them among its member countries.

Turkey’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism supported its application with the following descriptive video.


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Turkish style coffee – History and definitions

Turkish coffee serving.What is Turkish style coffee? 

There are a lot of articles in the Internet that try to answer this question. Most of them are wrong.

You can start up your investigation with a glance at its historical roots. This webpage gives significant details on how this coffee making method evolved through history.

It presents main facts by dates. Yemen events are the starting point of the journey. Your trip will finish with highlights of important coffee history moments.

Most of these events are critical to understand the way you enjoy coffee today.

(There is also a “sweet” part explaining how Turkish delights came up in the Turkish coffee scene).

Continue with some exclusive details and explanations about Turkish style coffee. Here you will get in touch with its basic preparation method as well. 

Check out some interesting information about other nations which make the same coffee under different names.  It’s important to know the basics.

Ottoman Coffee House.Finish with this link. It finally gives the answer clearly to the above question.

It clears the misunderstandings and myths about Turkish coffee. 

Small description of the the needed utensils is available to help you get a broad understanding of Turkish coffee.

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Turkish coffee recipe – Step-by-Step instructions

Best Turkish coffee websiteAre you looking for an authentic recipe for Turkish coffee?

In this detailed article you will learn exactly how to do it successfully. It will definitely help you achieving professional results.

In six easy to follow steps you will get all the necessary information. Small essential tips will let you level up your skills.

  • Get a broad view on the utensils that you will need.
  • Explore suitable coffee beans.
  • Find the main pre-ground Turkish coffee brands.

Still not very confident how to do it?

Don’t worry.

I also have a video that will guide you to every process with understandable instructions.

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Other nations having similar coffee cultures 

Classic Greek coffeeTurkish coffee taste is a key factor in investigating other countries’ coffee culture.

It’s the primary caffeine beverage in many countries with Ottoman occupation background.

The recipe is partial identical in every country. The differences come from the blending or roasting of the coffee beans and the process of the recipe execution.

A lot of discrepancies though exist in cultures and traditions.

There are 2 main competitors to Turkey in this field; Greece and Israel. They have strong coffee cultures and loyal followers.

My presentation focuses on distinctive coffee habits and rituals in two explicit webpages.

In these unique pages you will find other related pages with catalogs of utensils and ethnic coffee brands.

(Click here for Greek coffee and here for Israeli coffee).

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Turkish coffee utensils – Presentation of most needed equipment 

Needed utensils for Turkish coffeeA Turkish coffee pot and a demitasse cup are the essential equipment for this type of coffee.

I created two articles to give you in depth analysis of them. They explain the history and culture events behind “cezve” and “fincan“.

The pot article will show you how to tell the quality part of such a utensil.

The cup article deals with the quality porcelain and the unique Turkish culture that creates these pieces of art.

These pages will definitely put you on the map of the Turkish coffee“insiders”. Coffee lovers who know how to make an excellent cup of coffee and serve it.

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Unique stores – Best buying choices from EBAY

Do you need equipment of any sort to prepare and serve your Turkish style coffee? My creative stores can help you find the best deals at eBay

The stores are full of BEST PRICE products. Don’t spend your valuable time in various eBay’s pages trying to spot the best deal.

If you are an amateur in Turkish style coffee these stores will be very helpful to you. 

THE STORES

  • Turkish ground coffee
    Turkish coffeeWhatever available at best prices divided into 5 regional sections: Turkish, Greek, Israeli, Balkan-Europe, Arabic. ALL brands are here. Different blends and roasts that distinguish regions and countries. The best way to experiment on tastes or just buy your favorite brand.
  • Coffee pots
    Turkish coffee potThis specialty store is divided by material used in making the pot: Copper, Brass and Stainless steel. Turkish culture items and a variety of plain pots for any ethnicity. Very easy to find what is most suitable for you.
  • Coffee cups and saucers – Turkish culture
    Turkish coffee cupsThis is the authentic Turkish cups’ store. Porcelain items mostly from Güral & Kütahya. Designs and motifs are from the Turkish culture. Very impressive and unique. Suitable for culture lovers or those who want to have the real thing in their kitchens.
  • Demitasse cups and saucers
    Turkish coffee cupsThis store is for people looking for regular cups (espresso category). They are very common utensils in the majority of the households. You don’t care about cultural cups? This is the best store for you. Price range and various design cups. 
  • Mills for Turkish grind coffee
    Turkish coffee grinderFull selection of Turkish coffee grinders. People who love the original method of brewing coffee will appreciate this store very much. Grinding fresh roasted coffee beans is the best way to enjoy the maximum taste of coffee.
  • Serving sets – Turkish culture
    Turkish coffee setsThe store that will help you serve Turkish coffee in superior style. Cultural Turkish items with exclusive craftsmanship. There are many different sets for various prices and number of people to serve.
  • Demitasse cups in plain white
    Turkish coffee cupsA specialty store for cups-saucers suitable for Turkish coffee reading. NOT all the cups can perform this specific aspect of Turkish coffee. Motifs and engravings can alter the creation of a symbol.

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Turkish coffee reading – Coffee ground symbol interpretation

Coffee cup reading.Turkish coffee cup reading is very popular in many Turkish coffee drinking countries.

Turks, Greeks, Arabs, Israelis and Balkans are the strongest followers.

Many of them utilize the services of professional coffee tellers.

I created this fortune telling webpage to help people see other culture events associated with Turkish coffee.

Finish your coffee and cover the cup with the saucer. Swirl it around for a few times. Turn it upside down. Let it dry for approximately 2 minutes.

Turn it up. The sediments will create symbols at the surface of the cup.

If you just see messy sludge you might need to investigate the term tasseography. (Wikipedia article).

There are experts who can interpret coffee symbols accurately.

Some people do it for fun. You can do it as well.

Spot some figures. Use my FREE list of 200+ symbols to find the meaning.

Who knows? You might become an expert in a matter of time!

Others go straight to cup readings by professionals. They investigate a few things about their lives. Relationships and wealth are the most popular subjects.

Check out this very special page. It’s a true learning experience.

It will show you a truly different aspect of Turkish coffee.

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Coffee education – General information about coffee

I dedicated a part of my website to coffee education for a reason. I wanted my visitors to get a general knowledge about coffee.

My main purpose here is to touch at some important aspects of how coffee ends up in our everyday cup.

I wouldn’t be a complete coffee website if it didn’t mention anything about the immersion of coffee in humanity.

Start your journey with an overview of the historical events behind coffee.

Do you prefer to go beyond that? The evolution of coffee through two well known legends will challenge your interest.

Close related to the above article is the expansion of coffee all over the world. How did it happen? Check the corresponding article to find out. 

The production stages of coffee are the key elements of having our daily dose of caffeine.

FEATURED ARTICLES

Check these articles for a clear understanding of how coffee emerges in your cup. 

  • Countries that can cultivate coffee
    2b cfzoneCompact information on where coffee grows and the countries involved on its production. This Earth’s region is known as “coffee zone”. Here you can find basic statistical information about coffee production.
  • Coffee plantations
    2b harvestGet in touch with life in a coffee plantation. Learn all the stages involved to produce the final product. Cultivation of plants and collection of berries and ending up with green coffee beans.
  • Coffee processing
    2b mnfLearn the basic procedures of manufacturing the end product. From roasting coffee beans to package. Different grinds serve specialty coffee stores, supermarkets and households.
     
  • Two basic coffee species: Arabica and Robusta
    2b ar-robThis is a kind of a plus to any coffee information site. Arabica & Robusta are very common words in the coffee vocabulary. Find here their differences and which one produces the best drinking coffee.

Nowadays people discuss coffee and health everywhere. I wanted to contribute to this subject a little information as well. I wrote this article hoping to give you some insights. It tells you lots of facts in simple language.

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